Category: Alcohol

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What is Wet Brain? Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

What is a “Wet Brain”? How does alcohol create the Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome? The term “Wet Brain” refers to a condition called Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a chronic brain damage most commonly caused by chronic alcohol consumption. Individuals with this syndrome often act like they are drunk when they are not. Symptoms include: mental disturbance … Read More

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much?

Many of us think we drink safely, but we often have misconceptions about how much we’ve actually drunk. And most of us know that drinking too much alcohol is bad for us. So it is not uncommon for us to ask ourselves, “How much alcohol is safe to drink? Or “Am I drinking too much?” And just how … Read More

How Does Alcohol Impact My Diabetes?

Being diabetic does not mean you have to give up trying to live a normal life. Considering today’s culture, drinking alcohol is often part of a normal life. However, before you pick up that drink, you should be aware of the impact alcohol can have on your diabetes–and modify your drinking habits accordingly. Alcohol causes … Read More

What is Moderate Drinking?

Question: What is moderate drinking? And when am I at risk for developing alcoholism? Answer: Moderate drinking is the consumption of alcohol without reaching the point of being drunk. This “point” may differ from person to person, but general guidelines have been identified for most people. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, moderate … Read More