Category Archives: Sober living

How Alcohol May Make You Gain Weight

It impacts our decision-making, lowers our metabolism, produces additional stress, and traps us in an unhealthy cycle of binge eating and lounging. Whether you are a heavy, moderate, or casual drinker, consuming alcohol can seriously impact your waistline. That will create an unhealthy ripple effect in other areas of your life. Alcohol also lowers testosterone […]

Recovery Why Are Sugar Cravings Common in Addiction Recovery?

Content Fasting vs. Non-Fasting Blood Sugar Levels Nutritional Strategies to Manage Sugar Cravings Should you completely avoid sugar during recovery? Exploring Why Recovering Alcoholics Crave Sugar What Is Blood Sugar? Do Other SUDs Also Fuel Sugar Cravings? Discover treatments, support services, and lifestyle changes to find relief. Discover effective strategies to beat boredom in addiction […]

Alcohol’s Effects on the Body National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

Content Is drinking at home worse for you than drinking when you’re out? Physical Effects and Deterioration in End-Stage Alcoholism Anxiety and Eating Disorders Alcohol use: Weighing risks and benefits Heavy drinking also may result in alcohol withdrawal symptoms. For women, more than three drinks on any day or more than seven drinks a week […]