How does alcohol affect your skin? Long and short-term effects

Heavy drinking means eight or more drinks a week for women and 15 or more for men. Excessive dehydration from alcohol might not seem like a big deal in the short term. But chronically dehydrated skin will become much more visibly aged and damaged over 10 or 20 years, compared with healthy, hydrated skin. If […]

Alcoholic Nose Rhinophyma: The Real Cause, and How to Treat It

Alcohol can aggravate rosacea flare-ups, thus potentially making rhinophyma more severe. If you have rosacea and struggle with alcohol use, you might be putting yourself at risk of experiencing more severe side effects of rosacea. Contrary to the stereotype that rhinophyma is caused by alcohol or alcoholism, rosacea is actually the cause of rhinophyma. Plavix: […]

End-Stage Alcoholism: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Content How Alcohol Consumption Impacts Lifespan How Alcohol Affects the Heart Stage #1: Occasional Alcohol Use And Binge Drinking Post-acute withdrawal What are the complications of AUD? This helpline is answered by Ark Behavioral Health, an addiction treatment provider with treatment facilities in Massachusetts and Ohio. The pandemic played a role in increased consumption, but […]

Effects of Alcohol on Diabetes

Alcohol can interfere with the effects of some diabetes medicines, putting you at risk for low blood sugar or high blood sugar (hyperglycemia), depending on how much you drink and what medicine you take. Exercise can also increase the risk of hypoglycemia when coupled with other factors, such as drinking alcohol. Doctors strongly encourage […]

Sobriety Strategies: 13 Tips for Staying Sober

Spending sober time becoming familiar with your body intimately can help you better communicate your needs to someone else when you feel ready for that step. When I was drinking, it never occurred to me that I was an introvert. I would have classified myself as someone who loved to be around people and go […]