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10 Celebrities Affected by an Alcohol Addiction

His contributions extend to a broader conversation about mental health and recovery within the entertainment industry, elevating him as a prominent advocate for those facing similar struggles. However, beyond his remarkable career, Hopkins faced a tumultuous battle with alcoholism. His early years in the entertainment industry were marked by addiction, which cast a long and […]

What to know about medications for alcoholism

The researchers began a new set of studies on using disulfiram to treat alcohol dependence. Understanding the available treatment options—from behavioral therapies and medications to mutual-support groups—is the first step. The important thing is to remain engaged in whatever method you choose. Caring for a person who has problems with alcohol can be very stressful. […]

Alcohol, host defence and society Nature Reviews Immunology

Microbiota produces neurotransmitters, tryptophan metabolites, fermentation metabolic by-products such as short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), the release of cytokines by immune cells and gut hormone signaling. Some of these molecules can activate the vagus nerve or reach the brain and liver via systemic circulation. Alcohol consumption causes dysregulation in the intestinal microbiota, which leads to an […]