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Alcohol and Anxiety

Medically Reviewed Article from Healthline by Kristen Cherney and Tim Jewell

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According to Kristen Cherney and Tim Jewell, "Drinking alcohol can have serious consequences if you’re being treated for anxiety. Having a drink might seem like a good way to ease anxiety, but you may be doing more harm than good."

Rather than reducing anxiety, drinking alcohol, especially heavily, over a long period of time can actually make anxiety worse.

Keywords

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Alcoholism
  • anxiety
  • Disorder
  • Drink
  • Stress