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.

Is Alcoholism Hereditary and What Factors Contribute to It?

By |2020-03-08T21:47:21+03:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

A drinking problem is one which people who crave alcohol wish they didn't have. Is alcoholism hereditary or is it caused by other factors? Alcohol consumption is dangerous when it becomes excessive. We explore whether alcoholism is hereditary and list the factors that contribute to excessive drinking. This article suggests a few ways to help your loved ones cope with alcoholism as well. What is alcoholism? Alcoholism, or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), refers to a pressing physical need to consume alcohol, regardless of the negative impact

Alcohol and Anxiety: Why Do You Feel Anxious After Drinking?

By |2020-03-03T18:22:48+03:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

You sip that glass of red wine because you want to relieve some of your troubles, but it doesn't work. What you lack is knowledge about alcohol and anxiety. Many of us are unaware of the impact of their worries on their level of intoxication. Alcohol consumption and anxiety go hand-in-hand, and we explain why. The Link Between Between Alcohol and Anxiety A study published by Drinkaware showed than 34% of British people drank alcohol to cope with anxiety or depression. Here are some ways

Not Getting Enough Sleep? 7 Things That Could Be to Blame

By |2020-01-31T00:22:08+03:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

If you are not getting enough sleep, some of your daily habits and activities may be to blame. Do you do any of the below 7 things? Sleep is a critical restorative and therapeutic process for the mind and body. A lack of it results in lowered cognitive function, as well as fatigue. The brain eliminates toxins from neural pathways while we are sleeping. When we are not getting enough sleep, we place our physiological and psychological state in jeopardy. Our behavior and habits during

How to Fight Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms and Stay on the Path to Recovery

By |2020-04-22T12:34:59+03:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

It’s possible to fight alcohol withdrawal symptoms safely. You need to know your level of dependence on alcohol, the symptoms and how to fight them. After years of alcohol addiction, you may reach a point and say enough is enough. This is when you are going to experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms. That’s because you might be tired of waking up with a hangover, blacking out, and not knowing what you did the previous night. But because you have been used to drinking heavily, your body

7 Ways to Relieve Urinary Incontinence That Don’t Involve Surgery

By |2020-03-25T19:33:46+03:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Urinary incontinence: It’s an embarrassing condition that no one wants to talk about, but anyone who has it desperately wants to cure. It’s a very common problem for men, especially as they age. Incontinence can range in severity from occasional light leakage to a completely uncontrollable bladder. However, urinary incontinence itself is a symptom, not a disease or medical condition. There can be many causes of urinary incontinence in men, ranging from an enlarged prostate to caffeine consumption. Fortunately, there are many ways to control

8 Non-Obvious Signs of Alcoholism Most People Don’t Pay Attention to

By |2020-01-26T14:31:11+03:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Do you find yourself drinking too much, without knowing it? The reason you drink with abandon could be that some of these signs of alcoholism are more subtle than others. You may want to pay attention to them and understand the difference between casual drinking and alcohol addiction. If medication doesn’t work for you, you’ll want to manage them the natural way. Information about their risks will also prove useful. Alcoholism Risks A social drink or two is typically harmless. Excessive drinking, of course, has risks.

5 Facts You Need to Know about Keto Drinks: Are They Really Worth It?

By |2020-03-15T21:13:53+03:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Here are 5 facts about keto drinks you need to know in case you are finding it difficult to decide what types of drinks you can consume as a part of the keto diet. The quickest way by which we get calories and sugars into our body system is through drinks. It doesn’t matter if its freshly pressed fruit juices, coffee or soda, they contain an insane amount of sugar which raises your chances of getting fat. Keto drinks, on the other hand, have become

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

By |2020-01-26T15:51:25+03:00May 13th, 2018|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, 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 migraine sufferers 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 the construction of blood vessels in the