Why Does Wine Cause a Stuffy Nose?

There is much confusion about these two terms, and at PureWine, we believe it is important to make the distinction between these concepts very clear for the wine lover. Once understood, those nasty side effects like headaches, stuffy nose and skin flush are a thing of the past. That runny or stuffy nose you get […]

Characteristics of Alcohol, Marijuana, and Other Drug Use Among Persons Aged 13 18 Years Being Assessed for Substance Use Disorder Treatment United States, 2014 2022 MMWR

Researchers described the connection as “dose dependent,” because the level of use was linked to the intensity of symptoms. “All the symptoms of mental health we examined, be it depression, suicidal thoughts, ADHD, were elevated no matter what the substance was,” he added. Teenagers who use cannabis, alcohol and nicotine are more likely to have […]

Kratom National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA

This article has been reviewed for accuracy by our peer review team which includes clinicians and medical professionals. There are numerous calls into the CDC poison centers for kratom overdose every year. One is called “toss and wash.” This is where you dissolve the leaf in hot water and drink it alone or mixed with […]

Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Seizures in Patients With Epilepsy PMC

In the post-alcohol state, however, when alcohol blood levels decline, neuronal excitability is increased which may facilitate the occurrence of seizures in patients with epilepsy (6, 7). Excessive alcohol consumption may cause seizures, particularly alcohol withdrawal after heavy drinking. Long-term alcohol use can increase your risk of developing epilepsy, a condition where you are prone to […]

Blood Thinners and Alcohol: Interactions, Risks, and Side Effects

A 2017 animal study conducted by the University of California at San Francisco reported that it only took 21 binge-drinking sessions in mice to induce symptoms of early-stage liver disease. The amount of alcohol you consume, along with how long you drink, influences your risk of fatty liver disease, fibrosis, and cirrhosis. If the liver […]

How Does Alcohol Use Interact With Anger?

The findings indicate that aggressive men are more inclined to automatic emotion regulation (attributed to OFC and rectal gyrus) in response to provocation compared to aggressive women (Repple et al., 2018). In a separate study involving 24 men and 11 women, alcohol alone had no effect on the amygdala and ventral striatum; however, their activities […]

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