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Genetic and Environmental Factors in Alcoholism

Many people affected by and seeking help for alcoholism and other addiction concerns have questions about what causes addiction. While there may be genetic factors involved in addiction and alcoholism, there are several other factors involved in addiction. All issues related to addiction will have to be explored and treated on an individual basis. The Family Factor in Alcohol Addiction There is a connection between...

Dangers of Long-Term Alcohol Consumption

Health risks and alcohol consumption are generally thought of when talking about alcohol abuse. What many people don’t realize is that long-term alcohol consumption can affect both alcoholics and those that aren’t necessarily addicted. Alcohol takes almost no time to absorb into the body. It doesn’t need time to digest like other foods and liquids. Many people think that the liver is one of the only organs...

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