12 Things That Happen When You Quit Drinking

While patients with early cirrhosis may not have any symptoms, this condition tends to progress and significantly damage the liver before it’s detected. This could help explain why women are more likely to have negative effects from alcohol. For women, more than...

Alcohol and age: A risky combination

In addition to concerns regarding the misuse of alcohol alone, up to 19 percent of older Americans combine alcohol and medications in a way that can be considered misuse (NIAAA 1998a,b). Mixing alcohol and psychoactive medications such as benzodiazepines, sedatives,...