Alcohol Can Kill You

Yes, Alcohol Can Kill You

In a basic sense, alcohol is a foreign substance. Your body treats that substance as a poison or toxin and metabolizes it through your liver. In very large quantities, alcohol will overwhelm your body and your liver’s ability to metabolize it, and those large quantities of alcohol will kill you. This most often happens when…

10 Health Risks for the Heavy Drinker

When a person gets drunk, what’s basically happening is that they’ve taken in more alcohol than their body can metabolize. The excess gets stored in the bloodstream which gets circulated throughout the entire body thanks to the heart pumping away. Changes in normal body function begin happening as a result of internal chemical changes. Alcohol…

alcoholism

The Day I Knew I had a Drinking Problem

Unrestrained alcohol abuse and dependency has been something of a family business for a few generations now and it was with a certain sense of purpose that I eagerly took up the flag in my early twenties.  I’ve struggled with alcoholism for a decade now and it has completely wrecked my career, my relationships, and…