Alcohol Use Assessment

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Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers. They are at low risk of having a dependence on alcohol. Bit if you are worried about your drinking, this tool will help you find out if you have a problem with alcohol.

When Mom Is Drinking Too Much Alcohol 

Keeping an elderly parent away from the bottle is sad but necessary. Here’s how to go about helping your mother (or father) if she is drinking too much alcohol.

Drug Interactions with Alcohol 

Few people know that alcohol interactions with medications like acetaminophen, ibuprofen, blood thinners, and Viagra can be very dangerous.

The Effects of Alcohol on the Body 

If you drink heavily, the effects of alcohol on the body are ugly. Binges are dangerous, too. But a nightly glass of wine with dinner might be good for you.

Cost of Drinking Calculator

Drinking can be an expensive habit. You may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, but think about how much you spend on alcohol each week. It can add up.

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One drink is one 12-ounce bottle or can of beer or wine cooler; one 5-ounce glass of wine; or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits. The amount of alcohol in any size drink will vary based on the amount of alcohol in the drink. For example, the amount of alcohol in a 12-ounce beer can vary from 4% to 6% or more.

A 750 ml bottle of wine contains about 5 5-ounce glasses. A liter bottle contains about 6 glasses.

A fifth of distilled spirits contains about 25 1-ounce shots. A quart contains about 32 shots, and a liter contains about 33 shots.