5 Diseases Caused or Worsened by Alcohol Abuse

5 Diseases Caused or Worsened by Alcohol Abuse

You probably already know that alcohol can damage your liver and also cause weight gain. Alcohol converts to sugar in your bloodstream, which provokes an insulin response that studies show can lead to weight gain by causing your body’s cells to store glucose as fat....
Did You Start Drinking Too Much During the Pandemic?

Did You Start Drinking Too Much During the Pandemic?

Days of unemployment and added stress – or even remote work where “happy hour” could start virtually anytime and was as close as your kitchen — led many people to start drinking more regularly during the pandemic. You may have been facing the pressure of...
The Cost of Alcoholism

The Cost of Alcoholism

Alcohol abuse affects every aspect of life, from your health and your relationships to your career and your finances. And the cost may be more than you bargained for. Find out what alcoholism is costing you—and commit to making a change. The Cost to Your Physical...
Facing Addiction: How Can You Get Help?

Facing Addiction: How Can You Get Help?

Alcohol, opiates, amphetamines—it doesn’t matter your drug of choice. When you get to the point you realize you don’t want to stay on this path, you need to ask for help. This may not be easy to do. But the good news is, in most cases, family or friends have been...