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Binge drinking involves drinking to a point where your blood alcohol level is .08 grams percent or above. This typically equates to four standard alcoholic drinks for women and five for men over a two-hour time period. A standard drink is considered one of the following:  12 ounces of regular beer  8 to 9 ounces Read More

Binge Drinking Treatment

Binge drinking is a risky behavior that can easily lead to alcoholism. Although typically viewed in a social light, a single instance of binge drinking can have both short-term and long-term effects on your health. It doesn’t mean alcohol addiction is inevitable, but the likelihood of it is increased. To intervene and prevent alcohol dependency Read More

Binge Drinking vs. Alcoholism

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, binge drinking is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the United States. Binge drinking is defined as drinking enough alcohol to reach a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 grams percent or above on a regular basis. This roughly equates to five or Read More

5 Facts About Binge Drinking

Alcoholism affects millions of Americans every year. A large portion of this starts with binge drinking. According to national binge drinking statistics, one in every six U.S. adults binge drinks approximately four times a month. Each time, they consume at least seven drinks, which totals 467 binge drinks per person, and 17 billion total binge Read More

Why Detoxing From Alcohol at Home Isn’t Safe

Millions of adults face alcohol addiction every year. Many of those who struggle with alcoholism believe they can quit drinking or cut back whenever they want to. The reality is that when the brain becomes addicted, it changes the physiology as it learns to adapt to the increased presence of alcohol over time. Switching from Read More