If you’re thinking about quitting drinking, or maybe just slightly changing your relationship with alcohol, you might be intimidated by some of the side effects of cutting back on your consumption of booze. Drawing on scientific evidence as well as … Continue reading 8 Things That Can Happen When You Stop Drinking Alcohol
Ever-popular 30 day challenges are a well-known wellness trend. One especially common self-imposed test is Dry January, which encourages participants to give up alcohol for a month. If that sounds tough, imagine going more than three months without a drop … Continue reading Here’s What Happens When You Quit Drinking Alcohol for 100 Days
Gone are the days when you’d slink hungover into a CVS for Pedialyte on a Sunday morning making vague excuses about needing it for your sick small child or niece or whatever. The company has finally leaned into its role … Continue reading Pedialyte’s New Packets Are Finally for Adults – Is Pedialyte a Good Hangover Cure?
Four nogs? Your liver drinks them, too. Extra gravy? Your liver consumes it as well. Half of a jellied-cranberry log? Your liver would have stopped at a third, but you’re in this together, so . . . The important part is nearly every … Continue reading How Food and Alcohol Can Effect Liver, Increase Inflammation
With the upcoming onslaught of holiday parties, there’s a chance you’ll experiencing the dreaded hangover at some point. Who among us hasn’t thrown back one too many glasses of champagne while toasting the new year? But while some may swear that coffee cures … Continue reading The 7 Best Foods to Cure Hangovers
A slew of articles have been published in the wake of a recent American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference panel talk suggesting that a couple of beers or glasses of wine a day can, in fact, be … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Every Day Linked to Living Past 90
Paul Bocuse, the most celebrated French chef of the postwar era and a leading figure in the pathbreaking culinary movement known as nouvelle cuisine, died on Saturday. He was 91. His family announced his death in a statement. French news … Continue reading Paul Bocuse, Celebrated French Chef, Dies at 91
It’s no surprise that alcohol affects people differently—think of that friend who falls asleep after two beers compared to the one who can stay out until … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Is More Dangerous If You’re Poor
Scientific American asked the question back in 2015 if non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) was America’s greatest health risk of the times. In that year, the American Liver Foundation estimated that up to 25 percent of Americans were living with … Continue reading Are You One of the Many Women at Risk for Fatty Liver Disease?
On college campuses, in fraternities and sororities, in backyards, in basements and in bars, people are drinking to excess and getting alcohol poisoning, a life-threatening (and entirely preventable) emergency. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates … Continue reading Alcohol Poisoning Prevention & Recovery
If you’ve ever spent an evening overindulging in alcohol, chances are you’ve experienced the group of unpleasant symptoms known as a hangover. Headaches, nausea, vertigo and abdominal pain are just a few of the troublesome symptoms associated with consuming alcohol … Continue reading How to Get Rid of a Hangover: 9 Home Remedies
Suzanne knew something was wrong when she woke up with a hangover on a Monday morning. She never drank on Sunday night, but her friends had come over to provide some company since her husband was out of town. Suzanne … Continue reading Out of Control Alcohol: Is Abstinence Required, or Will Moderation Work?
Drinking just a couple beers throughout the week may be hurting your health more than you think. Continue reading Moderate Drinking Hurts Your Brain