Heavy Drinking

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A period of excess alcohol consumption—of 5 alcoholic drinks on any one occasion at least once/month
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The page said, further, that dinner was about ended in the great hall by this time, and that as soon as the sociability and the heavy drinking should begin, Sir Kay would have me in and exhibit me before King Arthur and his illustrious knights seated at the Table Round, and would brag about his exploit in capturing me, and would probably exaggerate the facts a little, but it wouldn't be good form for me to correct him, and not over safe, either; and when I was done being exhibited, then ho for the dungeon; but he, Clarence, would find a way to come and see me every now and then, and cheer me up, and help me get word to my friends.
Gradual as was my development as a heavy drinker among the oyster pirates, the real heavy drinking came suddenly, and was the result, not of desire for alcohol, but of an intellectual conviction.
An earlier study done by Rutgers University found that binge and heavy drinking may trigger a long-lasting genetic change in adults.
Heavy drinking is clearly not good for anyone - and now we must add another risk: early dementia.
A Rutgers-led study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research reveals that binge and heavy drinking may cause a long-lasting genetic change, resulting in an even greater craving for alcohol.
Despite everything, Jean does her best to convince her niece that there's no need to fret about her heavy drinking.
THE SMOKING CESSATION aid varenicline tartrate is effective for reducing heavy drinking in men with alcohol use disorder and comorbid cigarette smoking, new findings show.
The officer, 30, is suspected of raping his dating partner, 24, at a motel in Daegu on March 6 after heavy drinking. He was caught at the scene by officers who arrived following her 112 emergency call.
Paris, France -- Chronic heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially early onset of the disease, according to a study published Wednesday in The Lancet Public Health.
"Screening for heavy drinking should be part of regular medical care, with intervention or treatment being offered when necessary," the authors write.
HEAVY drinking may be a major risk factor for early-onset dementia, new research suggests.
Telomeres naturally become shorter with age, but heavy drinking appears to cause cells to age more rapidly.