Role of endorphins in triggering feelings of happiness and alcohol addiction

Happiness is one of the feelings for which people can go to any extent to experience it. Unlike heavy drinking, moderate drinking or social drinking is widely accepted as a medium to destress and break the ice with people. In fact, many scientists also suggest that drinking induces happiness by triggering feel-good chemicals in the brain; however, even they have not been aware of the exact reason for this until now. Read more

Is there a genetic link to alcohol addiction?

Does alcohol addiction have a genetic link? Or simply put, is alcohol addiction hereditary? Though there is still no concrete proof to establish the link between genetic predisposition and alcohol addiction, one cannot deny the role of genetics in increasing the chances of developing alcoholism, maybe partially. Read more