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How to Help an Alcoholic Spouse

by Ray Sadoun ǀ May 22, 2022

Recognising an Alcoholic Problem in Your Spouse Figuring out how to help an alcoholic spouse can be challenging, especially when you’re not sure entirely sure they have a problem yet. Start by trying to understand their problem and what your husband or wife’s alcoholism involves first. Assessing the extent of their alcohol problem gives you […]

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Alcohol: How It Affects Your Brain and Mood

by Ray Sadoun ǀ March 30, 2022

Alcohol: How It Affects Your Brain and Mood Alcohol has no positive effects on the brain and body, but it misleads us into thinking it does. In the short term, alcohol can make us believe that it positively impacts our mood and lives, making us feel more confident and relaxed. However, alcohol is a depressant […]

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How to Help an Aging Parent Overcome Alcoholism

by Ray Sadoun ǀ March 9, 2022

How to Help an Aging Parent Overcome Alcoholism Retirement brings with it a relaxing of the mind, body and sometimes the senses. As parents enter their twilight years, it may become commonplace to see them have a second glass of wine with dinner or a couple of glasses of scotch before bedtime. We live in […]

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How COVID-19 has Impacted Alcohol Abuse

by Ray Sadoun ǀ March 7, 2022

How COVID-19 has Impacted Alcohol Abuse Come March 2019, many across the globe found themselves in isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which had been steadily doing damage since December 2019. Almost simultaneously, countries worldwide started to impose lockdown measures to stop the swift spread of the virus. Factors such as social isolation, lack of […]

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CAGE Questionnaire for Alcohol Use

by Ray Sadoun ǀ February 23, 2022

CAGE Questionnaire for Alcohol Use Popular among clinicians, the CAGE questionnaire is an alcohol assessment tool widely used as a screening test to check for problem drinking or alcohol dependency. It’s a highly effective and straightforward questionnaire made up of four easy-to-answer questions. Because the CAGE questionnaire is designed to be less conspicuous than simply […]

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5 Symptoms Of Alcoholic Hepatitis To Watch Out For

by Ray Sadoun ǀ February 9, 2022

5 Symptoms Of Alcoholic Hepatitis To Watch Out For Alcoholic hepatitis is caused by excessive drinking of alcohol. It causes inflammation and damage to the liver, as is most likely to occur in individuals who drink excessively over many years [1]. Nevertheless, the link and relationship between the disease and excessive alcohol consumption are complex. […]

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5 Unexpected Ways Alcohol Is Bad for Your Health

by Ray Sadoun ǀ February 2, 2022

5 Unexpected Ways Alcohol Is Bad for Your Health Most people know and understand that drinking excessively has negative effects and consequences on your health. These days, moderate alcohol consumption is also said to be somewhat good for your health. Some people believe that a glass of red wine a night is good for your […]

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5 Warning Signs Your Drinking Could Be a Problem

by Ray Sadoun ǀ January 19, 2022

5 Warning Signs Your Drinking Could Be a Problem When someone’s addicted to alcohol, there are certain warning signs to look out for. Whilst some of these warning signs might be easily recognisable, while others might be more difficult to identify. Sometimes, the symptoms and warning signs might be difficult to identify at the start […]

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Afraid To Quit Drinking? 3 Normal Fears

by Ray Sadoun ǀ October 20, 2021

Afraid To Quit Drinking? 3 Normal Fears The things that scare us the most are often the things we don’t understand or that seem impossible. Even the petrifying thought of what life will be like after change can stand in the way of the life we want. Fear is the main thing that stops people […]

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