Alcohol consumption increases the risk of migraine attacks, says study

Alcohol consumption increases the risk of migraine attacks, says study

Migraines are severely painful and recurring headaches. According to the American Migraine Foundation (AMF), nearly 36 million Americans are afflicted with this disorder. There are many triggers known to cause a migraine attack and one of them is alcohol. Corroborating this further, a recent study, published in the European Journal of Neurology in December 2018, found that alcoholic drinks act as serious triggers of migraine and have an impact on the consumption behavior of alcoholic beverages. Continue reading

Rising trend of high-functioning alcoholism

Rising trend of high-functioning alcoholism

Alcohol can affect people in diverse ways. Some people addicted to alcohol experience severe side effects of alcoholism, while a few others are not perturbed by the negative consequences of chronic alcohol abuse. A “high-functioning alcohol consumer” is the one who is able to maintain a work-life balance despite consuming exorbitant amounts of alcohol. Continue reading