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Alcohol Myths and Truths

May 24, 2024 Stephanie Botts
Alcohol Myths and Truths
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Straight Up With Steph
Alcohol Myths and Truths
May 24, 2024
Stephanie Botts

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Today, we're dispelling myths about alcohol and discussing how it affects our physical and mental health.

I hope you enjoy!

To watch on YouTube, click here

Chapters:

00:00 - Intro
4:02 - Why I gave up alcohol
14:47 - Myth #1: Alcohol is only bad for "alcoholics"
17:42 - What alcohol actually does in the body
21:19 - Myth #2: Alcohol helps us sleep
29:05 - Myth #3: "It's okay to get drunk on the weekends since I don't drink all week"
32:29 - Myth #4: Alcohol helps with depression & anxiety
36:37 - Myth #5: "Alcoholism" is rare
38:32 - How to know if someone has Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
40:19 - Risk factors for AUD
42:04 - Myth #6: Alcohol is heart healthy
43:51 - How alcohol affects our weight
46:10 - Alcohol & cancer
49:40 - Alcohol & the gut
51:01 - Alcohol & hormones
53:20 - Alcohol is different for women
55:19 - Alcohol & dental clinicians
57:48 - Tips for cutting back or quitting
59:58 - Physical & mental benefits of cutting back or quitting
01:00:58 - My 2 tips for talking to patients about alcohol

Thank you!

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Send me a message, I’d love to hear from you!

Today, we're dispelling myths about alcohol and discussing how it affects our physical and mental health.

I hope you enjoy!

To watch on YouTube, click here

Chapters:

00:00 - Intro
4:02 - Why I gave up alcohol
14:47 - Myth #1: Alcohol is only bad for "alcoholics"
17:42 - What alcohol actually does in the body
21:19 - Myth #2: Alcohol helps us sleep
29:05 - Myth #3: "It's okay to get drunk on the weekends since I don't drink all week"
32:29 - Myth #4: Alcohol helps with depression & anxiety
36:37 - Myth #5: "Alcoholism" is rare
38:32 - How to know if someone has Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
40:19 - Risk factors for AUD
42:04 - Myth #6: Alcohol is heart healthy
43:51 - How alcohol affects our weight
46:10 - Alcohol & cancer
49:40 - Alcohol & the gut
51:01 - Alcohol & hormones
53:20 - Alcohol is different for women
55:19 - Alcohol & dental clinicians
57:48 - Tips for cutting back or quitting
59:58 - Physical & mental benefits of cutting back or quitting
01:00:58 - My 2 tips for talking to patients about alcohol

Thank you!

To view my speaking topics, click here










Intro
Why I gave up alcohol
Myth #1: Alcohol is only bad for "alcoholics"
What alcohol actually does in the body
Myth #2: Alcohol helps us sleep
Myth #3: "It's okay to get drunk on the weekends since I don't drink all week"
Myth #4: Alcohol helps with depression & anxiety
Myth #5: "Alcoholism" is rare
How to know if someone has Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
Risk factors for AUD
Myth #6: Alcohol is heart healthy
How alcohol affects our weight
Alcohol & cancer
Alcohol & the gut
Alcohol & hormones
Alcohol is different for women
Alcohol & dental clinicians
Tips for cutting back or quitting
Physical & mental benefits of cutting back or quitting
My 2 tips for talking to patients about alcohol