DRINKING ALCOHOL: HEALTH BENEFITS OR HEALTH RISKS?

drinking alcohol health benefits

INTRODUCTION Alcohol is a double-edged sword! A controversial liquid! We have felt how it injects “life” into a social gathering; and we have seen it bring death to the human body and into homes. It is both a tonic and a poison. Researches (and advertising companies) point out its health benefits; other researches (and religious […]

TIP #13: REDUCE YOUR ALCOHOL-INTAKE: regaining control of your health-life and love-life.

Alcohol is highly addictive! The problem is once you become dependent, you may not be able to stop even if it’s killing you! You will, helplessly, prefer drinking to living! It affects virtually all the organs of the body thereby increasing the risk for liver damage, stroke, hypertension, cancers, impotence/infertility, abnormalities and birth defects (if […]

ALCOHOL: WHEN TO START THINKING OF HOW TO STOP DRINKING [Part 2]

Alcohol again! We take alcoholic wines, drinks, and beverages casually during outings, at hangouts, in parties and ceremonies. This makes it difficult to know when we cross the line from moderate drinking to “alcohol abuse” or “alcohol dependence”.¬†How would you know if things are going haywire? It may not be obvious. But, you are going […]