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Alcohol and Hair Loss

Alcohol and Hair Loss

Many people are unaware of the fact that alcohol and hair loss go hand in hand, especially when drinking becomes excessive. Alcohol has been found to speed up the balding process because it causes severe dehydration. Dehydrating the hair follicles will, over time, cause hair to thin. Binge drinkers are the most susceptible to hair loss because of the excessive…

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Loving an Alcoholic

Loving an Alcoholic

Loving an alcoholic can be a difficult and daunting task, especially if that alcoholic is not treating their alcoholism. Alcohol is merely a symptom of alcoholism, which means that stopping drinking is only the first step to recovering. When an alcoholic stops their drinking, but does nothing in order to treat the root of the problem, it can be just…

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Types of Alcoholics

Types of Alcoholics

What is an Alcoholic  Despite what most movies and TV shows would lead us to believe, alcoholism doesn’t always look the same. Addiction is a chronic disease, not a character flaw or defect in self-control. Close to 18 million Americans have an alcohol use disorder ranging from mild to severe and also there are various types of alcoholics. Every one…

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