5 supermodels who battled alcohol addiction

The world of supermodels appears to be glamorous, glitzy, extravagant and exciting from outside, but behind the scenes of the avant-garde attires and sultry bodies is an ugly race of always looking good and maintaining a particular body type. Fashion industry’s every big project and event starts and ends with a party and none of those parties are without alcohol. Read more

Top 10 warning signs of alcohol addiction

A person who abuses alcohol on a consistent basis, regardless of the negative implications that it can have on his life and the life of his kith and kin, is considered to have an alcohol use disorder. Though it is often difficult to determine whether someone is addicted to alcohol or not, recognizing the warning signs at an early stage can help prevent long-term consequences of the devastating habit. Read more

Effect of alcohol addiction on families

Apart from wreaking havoc in the personal lives of people addicted to drinking, alcohol dependence can cause problems in all areas of one’s life. Alcohol addiction also destroys the family of the person addicted to it, fueling disputes and violence. Numerous relationships have been destroyed by alcohol and it is a leading cause of divorce and separation. Read more

Behavioral self-control training to fight alcohol addiction

There are many different types of treatments available for alcohol addiction. Many treatment centers, which follow traditional methods to cure addiction believe that it requires a life-long treatment plan since alcohol addiction can be caused due to several factors like genetics, environment etc. Read more

Drinking alcohol impacts mental equilibrium- Part 4: Alcohol-related brain impairment

Alcohol is one of the commonly abused substances in the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), approximately 24.7 percent of adults in 2014 reported that they engaged in binge drinking in the past month while 6.7 percent reported that they engaged in heavy drinking in the past month. Read more