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  • What Happens to Your Body After Quitting Drinking

    What Happens to Your Body After Quitting Drinking0

    Regardless of the amount of alcohol you consume, your body will undergo many changes when you quit drinking. Alcohol plays a significant role in many cases of accidents, trauma injuries, and even deaths from homicides, drowning, and burns. Drinking is involved in 4 out of 10 traffic crashes, fatal falls, and suicides. To be safer,

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  • There’s a binge drinking boom among older people – and here’s what that could be doing

    There’s a binge drinking boom among older people – and here’s what that could be doing0

    Although enjoying a glass of red wine now and again may be healthy for your heart and gut, drinking too much alcohol can put you at higher risk of developing many serious health conditions. Heavy alcohol consumption has been linked to a number of health issues, including developing certain types of cancer, stroke, heart and

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  • Minimum price cuts drinking by ‘half a pint a week’

    Minimum price cuts drinking by ‘half a pint a week’0

    Image copyright PA The introduction of minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland appears to have cut drinking, a study suggests. Since May 2018, the price of alcohol has had to be at least 50p per unit. The study published in the British Medical Journal looked at how much alcohol was bought in shops before and

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  • What Is Shilajit and Is It Worth Drinking?

    What Is Shilajit and Is It Worth Drinking?0

    Shilajit is a rock exudate, meaning a tar-like substance resulting from the breakdown of minerals and plant matter over a long period of time. Although it sounds rather bizarre, studies are finding that shilajit is an incredible source of healthful fulvic and humic acids, among other benefits. For thousands of years, shilajit has been a

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  • Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study

    Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study0

    Drinking alcohol while pregnant can have a devastating impact on the developing baby, leading to poor cognition and behaviour. Alcohol is also known to increase the risk of miscarriages, stillbirth and other placental complications. But what if a mother drinks before she knows she is pregnant? Health guidelines in the UK, US and Australia say

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  • Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day ‘will not harm heart’

    Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day ‘will not harm heart’0

    Researchers found that even those drinking up to 25 cups a day were no more likely to have stiffened arteries than those who drank less than one cup. Previous studies had suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and increasing the chances of a heart attack or stroke. In 2001, the European

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