Does Alcohol Affect Blood Pressure?

Does Alcohol Affect Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is a common condition. It affects about 29 percent of American adults who are, as a result, at a greater risk of some of the leading causes of death in the United States. Heavy drinkers are often at a high risk of getting high blood pressure. It occurs when the force of blood flow against the artery walls is high enough to cause health problems and risks, such as heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

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Realistic Tips to Stop Drinking

Realistic Tips to Stop Drinking

While the occasional indulgence in an adult beverage with colleagues and friends is not outside of social norms, excessive drinking can have serious and long-lasting consequences in a variety of ways. The inclusion of alcohol in social and professional settings has made moderate drinking a difficult and even at times an impossible task; however, we’ve compiled a few realistic tips to help you moderate your drinking  or quit the habit entirely

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Study Finds People in Cold Places Drink More Alcohol

Study Finds People in Cold Places Drink More Alcohol

There’s anecdotal evidence to suggest that people who live in cold places drink a lot of alcohol. Think of Russia, for instance, whose culture is steeped in vodka production and consumption. Or the northern state of Wisconsin, home to 10 of the 20 “drunkest” cities in America. Learn more here.

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How to Safely Detox From Alcohol Addiction

How to Safely Detox From Alcohol Addiction

After a sustained period of excessive alcohol consumption, quitting cold turkey can be dangerous – and in severe cases, alcohol withdrawal can be deadly. With proper medical oversight, you can safely manage your detox and achieve the stability necessary to move on to an addiction treatment program.

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