Category: Sober living

Tips to stop drinking out of boredom

Boredom and binge drinking often go hand-in-hand, as drinking alcohol to pass the time and relieve boredom is a common occurrence. I’ve spent the last seven years researching and understanding alcoholism, addiction, and how people get sober. Additionally, I examine the way mental and physical health as well as our relationships with others impact the…
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January 31, 2023 0

Brain Fog After Quitting Drinking: What Can You Expect?

However, a 2018 study published in The Lancet suggests that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. Even low levels of consumption can harm your health; higher levels of consumption have worse effects. Some of those effects, like slurred speech and diminished memory, can be quite clear; others, like long-term cellular damage, may not…
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August 20, 2021 0

Yes, After-Work Drinking Is a Serious Workplace Issue

To date, research does not suggest that consuming moderate amounts of alcohol after a workout harms long-term health among individuals without alcohol dependency (5). Still, while alcohol won’t help you gain muscle mass, it probably won’t hinder your recovery. A few studies including both men and women found that moderate amounts of alcohol consumed after…
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August 10, 2021 0

Nutrition Recommendations for Those who Consume Alcohol

And research in rats shows that ALCAR can significantly decrease alcohol consumption and reduce the onset of tremors during alcohol withdrawal. Researchers concluded that it should be considered in the treatment of alcohol dependence (50). And one study found that giving omega-3 fatty acids to substance abusers significantly reduced their anxiety (22). But once I…
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January 29, 2021 0

Alcohol Screening & Testing Breath, Blood, Saliva, & QA

Importantly, the AUDIT provides a framework for intervention to help those with unhealthy alcohol use reduce or cease alcohol consumption and thereby avoid the harmful consequences of alcohol. Based on the data from a multinational World Health Organization collaborative study, the AUDIT has become the world’s most widely used alcohol screening instrument since its publication…
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November 16, 2020 0