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Kicking the Habit and Being Happier For It
Smoking is clearly tied to negative physical health effects, but what about mental health? Researchers behind a new review set out to explore this topic.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Worst Drinks for Your Health
When people take steps to follow a diet or improve their health, they often leave beverages out of the equation. Here’s a list of some of the worst drinks when consumed in excess.
The Ways that Wine Sways Your Health
Many adults enjoy some wine at the end of the day to unwind, but that wine may be doing more than providing relaxation.
When Men Are Dissatisfied with Their Bodies
Typically, eating disorders and concerns about one's body image are thought to be mainly prevalent among girls and young women. But men are not immune to these problems.
Of Pregnancy Blues and Drinking Clues
The recommendations not to drink alcohol while pregnant are clear from obstetric medical organizations in the US. Yet pregnant women feeling depressed may be at risk for ignoring this advice.
Soothing Cigarette Habit Hard to Break
Many smokers will say that their habit soothes them, even if they are trying to quit. Depression is one problem from which some smokers are seeking relief.
Mental Illness Slowed Flow of Productive Juices
Mental illness and substance abuse can keep people from being able to work. Better treatment services may help boost productivity among persons with a mental health disorder.
Trouble Coping With Parental Addiction
Just being around parents with a substance addiction might leave a mark into adulthood. Even if the addiction cycle doesn’t repeat itself, depression may still be likely.
Boozing to Manage Mood
Using alcohol to cope with symptoms of a mental health issue can result in alcohol dependence. Short-term alcohol dependence can easily turn into long-term dependence.