When You Quit Drinking Alcohol, Sensitivity Returns or Is Heightened…

Let’s face it, alcohol is good at dulling the pain. You’ve often seen it with old westerns or war movies, someone gets shot, there is no anaesthetic, so the wound is doused liberally with whiskey, and the rest is poured down the throat of the individual being treated. We all know it works to some extent. It might not be the best pain relief available, but it helps… in the moment.

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What Should I Do If I Think I Have Liver Damage Caused by Alcohol?

What should you do if you think you have a problem with your liver?

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8 Tips to End Bad Habits and Create New Good Habits

Quitting drinking alcohol is a life changing alteration that you can make overnight. Most of us overthink the actual stopping drinking part of it. There’s not much to it. Once you don’t put any more alcohol into your mouth, you’ve quit. You’ve done the job you set out to do.

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What Really Happens To Your Body When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

What is going to happen inside your body once you quit drinking alcohol?
The short-term effects are the ones that people are looking for the most. Think about it. One of the biggest reasons why people stop drinking is because they are going through a certain amount of pain.
That pain could be physical or psychological.

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Alcohol Deaths, Alcohol Consequences: Cirrhosis, Cancer, Heart Disease …If It Can Happen To Them…

Alcohol Deaths, Alcohol Consequences: Cirrhosis, Cancer, Heart Disease …If It Can Happen To Them…

We are all subject to certain biases in our lives. One of the most destructive is known as the optimism bias, it won’t happen to me. This is a belief that we, as individuals, will only see positive outcomes to the things that we do to ourselves.

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It's Not Just About Quitting Alcohol Unless That’s All You Want

It’s Not Just About Quitting Alcohol Unless That’s All You Want

One of the most pertinent questions you can ask yourself when you are quitting drinking alcohol is why are you doing it? Is it just about stopping drinking alcohol? We all start this journey from a specific place within our lives.

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Your Past and Future Pale in Comparison to Your Present

Your Past and Future Pale in Comparison to Your Present

I just watched an emotional video from Stephen Fry, a gentle man and scholar, saying, in his very own self-effacing way, that he had overcome (fingers crossed) prostate cancer. I don’t know Stephen Fry personally. I’m not one for being shocked or going over the top when celebrities or famous people get diseases or die. These are just people, after all. We are all part of the human race. If one ‘stranger’ is entitled to our pity, all should be.

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What Happens To My Emotions When I Quit Drinking Alcohol?

What Happens To My Emotions When I Quit Drinking Alcohol?

One of the most surprising things from me when quitting drinking alcohol, once I started out on the journey, was how screwed up, topsy-turvy, my emotions had become.

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Why Hasn’t The Human Body Evolved To Produce Alcohol Internally?

Why Hasn’t The Human Body Evolved To Produce Alcohol Internally?

This is a question I got about why the human body has not evolved to produce alcohol internally. I’m presuming

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What Does It Feel like to Quit Drinking Alcohol?

What Does It Feel like to Quit Drinking Alcohol?

It’s a bit difficult to describe the exact feelings associated with quitting drinking alcohol. If I had to narrow it down to one single word, that word would be

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