Kentucky Chocolate That Will Get You Drunk
Rebecca Ruth Chocolates has been a Kentucky favorite since 1919 and is most known for their original “Bourbon Ball”, which is still their most favorite candy to this day.
Detoxing From Alcohol Should Be Done with Medical Supervision
I’ve been sober from alcohol for over six years. When I quit drinking, I made the decision after some complicated healing work during a retreat. Before the retreat, I rented a house for five months in a rural Mexican town. I had friends around, but I was on my own when it came to the detox process.
Fatigue and Alcoholic Liver Damage
There are many signs of alcoholic liver damage, especially towards the end-stage of the disease. However, most people don't recognize the early signs. That's because they are vague and confusing and overlap with many other illnesses.
The Effects of Alcohol on Young People
Many alcoholic families let their young people drink and place it under the mask of “well they’re going to drink anyway, may as well do it at home where we can monitor it.” Unfortunately my drinking was never monitored by anyone, and as I got older, I started using it in increasingly dangerous and addictive ways.
Heavy Alcohol Use Affects Your Mental Health
I engaged in heavy alcohol use between the ages of 14 and 41. I quit drinking six and a half years ago, and one of the biggest reasons I got sober was that my mental health was at an all-time low. My physical health was also declining, but my mental health symptoms were the most painful to endure.
Build Your Own Margarita Bar Now Open
Build a margarita however you'd like.Tai's Captures/Unsplash. Do you miss that old feeling of being a kid in a candy store? There was something exciting as a kid walking into such a shop. It came with infinite possibilities, and best of all, you didn’t have all the worries that come with adulthood weighing you down. Wouldn’t you like to experience that, at least one more time? Well, now you can, and all with an adult twist.
Excessive Alcohol Use Reduces Our Quality of Life
As a former nurse and recovering alcoholic, I have a lot to say about alcohol, heavy drinking, and health. I write about it because I know firsthand the damages that alcohol can inflict and I want other people to know too. Most people appreciate this knowledge, but occasionally I have people write to me feeling upset that I’ve rained on their parade. They tell me things like, “YOLO! We’re all going to die someday, so let’s eat, drink and be merry.”
Celebrate with the official San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl
(David Becker / Getty Images for Nightclub & Bar Media Group) (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) If you're looking for a safe way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo try the official San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl.
What Families of People with Alcoholic Liver Disease Need to Know
I lost my father to alcoholic liver disease (ALD) in 2016. The diagnosis came on June 24th, and he died only three weeks later. As a former nurse and recovering alcoholic, his diagnosis and death lit a fire in me to understand more about this sneaky and deadly condition. I was in a unique position of being his daughter yet also knowing a lot about health issues and the inner workings of the healthcare system.
No Booze Brewery in Palmer, Alaska
If you love the brewery atmosphere but prefer a no booze option, check out 203 Kombucha in Palmer, AK, Follow for more van life adventures: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/fnavanlife">https://www.instagram.com/fnavanlife</a>/
The Human Body Fixes Itself With Less Alcohol Consumption
Abstaining from alcohol has health benefits.(Alena Butor/iStock) Yes! The body is capable of repairing itself once it is completely clear of alcohol in its systems, but it depends entirely on how much a person drinks, how often they drink, and other health conditions a person may have.
Alcohol Consumption Prevents Trauma Healing
After I quit drinking, I embarked on a long journey to heal my physical and mental health. As a former nurse and recovering alcoholic, I understand how alcohol affects our bodies and minds. As a nurse, I wanted to understand the deeper physiological aspects of why alcohol seems to make us so sick in all facets of our life. It’s one thing to realize that alcohol is toxic, but it’s another to understand the exact mechanisms for how this toxin destroys our ability to function and heal.
Exclusive "Lakeshore" Cocktail at Starbucks Reserve Roastery
This video is my 10th installment of my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" in Chicago. Here I am showcasing an exclusive cocktail only offered at this Chicago location - it is named "The Lakeshore", presumably from the very scenic and gorgeous lakeshore that Chicago possesses. Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
Does This Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee Actually Have Alcohol in It?
This video is my 4th installment of my mini-series on the "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" in the Magnificent Mile of Chicago. Here I discuss the "Whiskey-Barrel Cold Brew" coffee drink, which has the taste of whiskey - but does it ACTUALLY have alcohol in it? The answer is actually no, although the taste can be deceiving! Please follow me on NewsBreak for more Chicago content!
The Body Repairs Itself Once We Quit Drinking Alcohol
I’m a former nurse and recovering alcoholic and I write about alcohol and our health. My goal is to educate people about the health risks of alcohol use because most of us don’t fully understand the effect that alcohol has on our bodies. I recently got a question asking whether our bodies can repair themselves once we quit drinking.
Kindergartener faces disciplinary actions for bringing alcohol to school, sharing with classmates
Kindergartener brought premixed alcohol to school last weekFacebook. Grand River Academy, an elementary school in Livonia, is facing a scandal. On April 14, 2022, one of their kindergarten students brought in a Jose Cuervo premixed drink for snack time. The mix contained alcohol that was more than 10% proof.
Liver Enzyme Tests Are Not Reliable in Diagnosing Alcoholic Liver Disease
Many people are confused about the diagnosis and prevention of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). As with other conditions, people believe that blood tests can detect an abnormality that can help doctors and patients understand the development of the disease. In the case of alcoholic liver disease, blood tests can be very confusing. Even though people may ask for blood tests to understand their liver functioning, these tests may not be that helpful. As a former nurse and recovering alcoholic who lost her father to ALD, I’d like to explain more about this as most people think that these blood tests are definitive when they’re not.
Medical Science Says Beer Is Healthy In Moderation
Doctors largely agree a daily brew is generally nutritious, though some debate remains as to limitations and turns toward risky indulgence. This article is free of opinion and bias, and is based solely on science and accredited media reports. No medical advice is offered herein on the part of the author. All listed theories and facts within this article are fully-attributed to several medical experts, scientists, and media outlets, includingWebMD.com, NBCNews.com, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Penn State, RXList.com, and Healthline.com.
Spring Break: Uncovering A Novel Approach to Understanding Students' Hazardous Behaviors
Annually, for as long as most can remember, spring break has been a celebrated vacation from the rigid structure of course instruction. However, most people don't realize that the seemingly traditional break has its origins in a 1938 U.S. swim event.[i] Specifically in the United States, students flock in droves to tropical destinations between March and April, often resulting in heightened restrictions in popular localities during this peak season.
Low-Dose Alcohol Can Damage the Brain and Heart
This may not be good news for some moderate drinkers, but new research shows that any amount of alcohol damages the brain and heart. A new UK study from the University of Oxford employed brain imaging techniques on 25,378 study participants who all drank moderately. The study took place between 2014 and 2020. What they found was that alcohol affected the grey matter in negative ways despite the fact that participants only drank alcohol at lower doses.