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7 Facts about Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

7 Facts about Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

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Historical accounts have tracked the existence of alcoholic beverages back to 2000 B.C.; no doubt, they were around even before recorded history. Since the concept of fermenting and distilling grains and fruits was put into action, alcoholism has been a side effect. Almost anyone who’s experienced alcohol’s temporary relaxing, numbing, stress-reducing effects can probably understand on at least some level why people would be repeatedly drawn to them. While most people understand alcoholism can be an issue, few people are aware of its full extent. Some of its surrounding details may be a bit surprising. Seven Unexpected Facts about Alcohol Abuse More than 15 million adults suffer from alcohol use disorder in the United States according to a report from the National Institute on Alcohol...