Treating Alcoholism


The Effects of Chronic Heavy Drinking on Brain Function Are Underdiagnosed Here's a sobering thought for the holidays: Chronic heavy drinking can cause insidious damage to the brain, even in people who never seem intoxicated or obviously addicted. Experts say alcohol-related brain damage is underdiagnosed and often confused … Read more […]

The Effects of Chronic Heavy Drinking on Brain Function Are ...


Enzyme malfunction may be why binge drinking can lead to alcoholism Existing medications for treating alcoholism have had mixed results. Disulfiram (Antabuse) and similar substances, for example, work by inducing unpleasant side effects — including shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting and throbbing headaches — if … Read more on Stanford […]

Enzyme malfunction may be why binge drinking can lead to ...