Tooth and Consequences: Alcohol Can Wreck Your Smile

People who consume alcohol excessively and regularly are at great risk to develop tooth decay and periodontal disease. Even having a few drinks regularly can begin to break down the enamel on teeth. Alcohol and Tooth Decay The process goes like this: the sugar in alcohol combines with the bacteria in your mouth to form…

Alcohol breaks down tooth enamel, making decay possible.
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Research

Can a Hormone Make You “Hungry” for Alcohol? » read on

New findings suggest that ghrelin, a natural hormone traditionally associated with healthy appetite and food intake, might  also increase hunger for alcohol, potentially setting the stage for problem drinking and alcoholism. A research team led by Dr. Lorenzo Leggio, Clinical Investigator in the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug…

Scientists might have uncovered a natural stimulant for alcohol craving.
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