Alcoholic Gastritis: Symptoms, Triggers & Treatment

Alcoholic Gastritis Drinking alcohol in excess can damage the stomach and digestive system. The stomach is an organ that plays a vital part in the digestive system. Food and drinks …

Alcohol Use Disorder and Family/Marital Problems

When a person drinks alcohol excessively and is subsequently diagnosed with alcohol use disorder this can drastically impact their close relationships and have far-reaching effects on many aspects of their …

Is Alcohol Bad for Weight Loss?

We’ve all felt the obvious physical effects of alcohol before, usually in the form of an unwelcome hangover the morning after a heavy night out. Alcohol can make us feel …

How to Recognise Burnout Symptoms

Defined by WHO (World Health Organisation), ‘burnout’ is a state of exhaustion. This affects us both physically and mentally following a prolonged period of stress or emotionally exhausting situations. This …

College Alcoholism and Binge Drinking

Attending college can be a young adult’s most stressful period of life. Moving away from home, studying independently, and adapting to a new environment are all factors that can increase …

The Characteristics of High Functioning Anxiety

Generalised Anxiety Disorder Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental health condition characterised by constant and (usually) irrational worries. Those with anxiety struggle to control anxious thoughts and habits, which …

The Relationship Between Anxiety and Alcohol Use

It’s really important to be aware of the connection between alcohol use and anxiety. It’s an issue affecting many people and understanding how the two are linked supports people to …

Blackout Drunk: Signs, Causes & Dangers of Blackout Drinking

‘Blacking out’ from alcohol is a form of memory loss, caused by the excessive amount of alcohol consumed. This can happen to anyone, at any age, as it has happened to at …

Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant

There is still much debate as to whether alcohol is safe to drink while an individual is pregnant. Because of this uncertainty, however, medical professionals still advise that the safest …

Underage Drinking: An Epidemic Among Teens

By 17 years old, around 64% of boys and 48% of girls drink alcohol every week in the UK [1]. The percentage of 15-year-olds claiming to have been drunk multiple …