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Common Characteristics of Children of Alcoholics

Children of alcoholic parents live in a unique world. While most children enjoy comfortable routines, playtime, reliable meals and bonding time with their caregivers, children of alcoholic parents don’t have the same luxuries. A Harder Lot in Life According to research comparing children of alcoholics to children of non-alcoholics, children of alcoholic parents are at…

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What Is Alcoholic Neuropathy?

By Nathan Falde Extended periods of heavy drinking can cause alcohol to accumulate in the tissues of the body, unleashing a tidal wave of harmful effects. These include a permanent loss of functioning in the peripheral nervous system, which controls movement, sensation and motor coordination. In medical terms this is known as alcoholic neuropathy, a…

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How Long Does Alcohol Poisoning Last?

What exactly is alcohol poisoning? Does everyone experience it the same way? And how long does alcohol poisoning last? If you’ve had a few too many drinks, gone on a binge, experienced a blackout, or woken up with the worst hangover ever after a night of partying, these questions may be swirling around in your…