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4 Signs of Binge Drinking

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 11, 2020 Updated: January 18, 2021 While many may think that they are safe binge drinking, it can lead to serious consequences. Taking in large quantities of alcohol can lead to alcohol poisoning. Even for those who don’t overdose on alcohol, binge drinking brings many serious…

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What Are the Dangers of Binge Drinking?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 17, 2020 Updated: July 17, 2020 If you have a habit of taking five or more drinks of alcohol within two hours or less, you’re a binge drinker. Alcohol and Public Health defines binge drinking as a drinking habit that increases alcohol concentration in an individual’s…

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How to Stop Drinking

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 19, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 If you’re interested in how to stop drinking, first you need to look at your drinking habits. If you’re drinking very heavily, it might be worth speaking to a professional – perhaps your doctor or a local alcohol addiction rehab…