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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethanol (ethyl alcohol), the predominant alcohol in alcoholic beverages.

7 Types of Migraines: Causes, Symptoms and How to Relieve Them

By | 2018-05-14T20:16:58+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

That ache in your head that refuses to go away is painful and annoying. People suffer from different types of migraines, typical and rare. Over 70% of people with different types of migraines don't receive a proper diagnosis. You will want to know why that dull ache is so persistent, and how to get rid of it. Causes of Different Types of Migraines This condition is like a neurological disease affecting the head. People have long believed that it occurs because of construction of blood

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10 Hangover Symptoms Which Demonstrate What Happens to Your Body When You Drink

By | 2018-04-25T20:33:22+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Science & Technology|Tags: , , |

Hangover symptoms don’t just make you feel bad the morning after. They also show how drinking changes the human body, altering chemicals and otherwise ordinary functions. Many people are social drinkers and think nothing of having a few glasses of wine or a few beers. Then you have others who drink heavily or attend regular parties, and they understand how hangover symptoms make them feel. The interesting thing about these symptoms is not their appearance. Rather, what’s important is how they actually change your body.

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To Fight Aging and Look Younger, It’s Enough to Do These 5 Simple Things

By | 2018-04-11T17:04:34+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

You can fight aging and look younger without buying expensive anti-aging products and treatments. Read on to learn how. There is an incredible number of anti-aging products on the market and new ‘breakthroughs’ in anti-aging technology seem to be made every other day. Yet, there are some simple ways to fight aging and look younger – just a few lifestyle changes are enough. Groupon conducted a study which showed that American women spend several hundred dollars per month on their appearance – equating to nearly

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HDL and LDL Cholesterol: What Is the Difference and How to Balance Them

By | 2017-09-25T19:37:26+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Many people hear about good or HDL and bad or LDL cholesterol, and they wonder how it can be both good and bad at the same time. The LDL cholesterol is the stuff that builds up along the walls of your arteries and causes problems, but the HDL is the body’s natural garbage disposal system that gets rid of the LDL proteins. You need to have both types of cholesterol in balance if you want to stay healthy and heart problem-free. Balancing your cholesterol levels

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Alcohol Addiction: Signs That Someone You Love Is Suffering (and How to Help Them)

By | 2018-04-11T16:58:38+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Many people would be able to agree that alcohol addiction is a type of disease that is very difficult to live with. Most of the time, addiction can affect all aspects of someone’s life and that includes the people around them. Friends and family of the person who is suffering from this affliction may want to help them but might not know how or where to start. Helping anyone with these issues can be a difficult thing to do, but the help that you provide

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Legal VS Illegal Substances: The Variations in Public Opinion about Drugs

By | 2018-03-28T15:39:32+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , |

It is very interesting how people react to legal and illegal substances simply based upon how they are handled in politics. A drug is any substance that alters a person’s physical or mental functions. Drugs can be used for recreation or used to treat medical issues. They can be legally bought almost anywhere, illegal to purchase or only purchased using a prescription written by a medical professional. In addition, drugs are usually classified based on their legal status. These statuses are set by political leaders

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The 5 Stages of Drunkenness Shown in 100-year-old Photos

By | 2018-02-03T13:06:03+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Creative|Tags: , |

These five photographs by a talented photographer from the mid-19th century portray the stages of drunkenness. Since our cave ancestors had the first taste of overripe pear or plum and swallowed the alcohol-rich fruits they figured out that there is something strange in this new sensation. The human race is enjoying the benefits of ethanol, ethyl alcohol, or simply ... alcohol for millennia now. There's something about that feeling of intoxication that we are so attracted to. It is not uncommon to create a dependency

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The Effects of Giving up Alcohol Showed in 20 Before and After Photos

By | 2018-01-14T21:24:42+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

  Would you like to actually see the effects of giving up alcohol? These before and after photos will show you why you should cut it a little this Christmas. It can be so nice to go out on the town and just not have a care in the world. Everything fades away for a few hours, but then the morning after comes. With all the joys of 2016, you'd be hard-pressed to find an adult that hasn't felt the dry mouth, nausea and brain-splitting

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