Heavy Drinking May Change Your DNA To Increase Alcohol Cravings, A New Study Says


By Sanam Yar

Original Source: bustle.com

While it’s widely acknowledged that drinking alcohol takes a toll on the body, social drinking often goes hand in hand with a night out. A little more than a quarter of American adults reportedly engaged in binge drinking (drinking five or more alcoholic drinks for men, four or more drinks for women within the same occasion) in the past month, according to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Seven percent of adults in the same survey said they engaged in heavy alcohol use, defined as binge drinking for five or more days in a month. Binge drinking can lead to a host of health consequences in the long term, as well as immediate dangers associated with impaired faculties. But a new study suggests that…click here to continue reading