Sipping without sneezing? Scientists thwart wine allergies

While just about anything can trigger an allergic reaction, some things (like a bee sting, peanuts, and certain foods) are more likely to trigger allergic reactions than others. Only the most severe wine allergies present symptoms that can be easily mistaken for seasonal allergies, colds, or hangovers. In contrast to white wine, red wine tends […]

A Goodbye Letter From the Addict to the Addiction

This is my sobriety letter, a pledge to myself and others that I will remain steadfast in my recovery. And the obsession is gone; I don’t miss you. I’m responsible for my own behavior now. I know I’ll never completely forget my first love – no one ever really does. You sent me to […]

6 Ways to Celebrate Your Sobriety Every Day

That’s a very common scenario, but now that you’ve got a year clean, you’re on the road to financial recovery as well. This new outlook, strengthened by your year of sobriety, fuels your determination to continue thriving in your wellness journey. It’s a testament to the profound impact that sobriety has on one’s self-perception and […]

Alcohol intolerance Symptoms & causes

Conversely, alcohol abuse can increase iron levels in the body. For example, iron absorption from the food in the gastrointestinal tract may be elevated in alcoholics. Iron levels also can rise from excessive ingestion of iron-containing alcoholic beverages, such as red wine. The increased iron levels can cause hemochromatosis, a condition characterized by the […]