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Adam Grellinger

About Adam Grellinger

Adam honed his writing and research skills with 16 years of debate coach experience. He began writing professionally in 2016. He covers a range of topics, including current events, finance, addiction treatment, law, and more. Adam enjoys playing a round of disc golf, when he finds the time.

Alcoholic Neuropathy: The Hidden Alcoholism Effect That Can Last a Lifetime

By |2018-11-12T16:35:56+00:00September 30th, 2018|

We’ve all heard the devastating effects of alcohol dependence on the body and the mind. Cirrhosis of the liver, pancreatitis, mouth and throat cancers, hepatitis – these are just some of this disorder’s risks. One of the lesser–known effects, however, is alcoholic neuropathy, a damaging of the nerve cells that can cause pain, burning sensations, numbness, and a variety of other problems as well. And these can be permanent. And as with most diseases, spotting the signs early is absolutely key to mitigating its harmful effects. So, before you have another drink, you may want to learn a bit more about this disease first. [...]

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Preventable Tragedy

By |2018-07-06T06:04:30+00:00February 7th, 2018|

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, or FAS, is often overlooked when people discuss the consequences of drinking. Alcohol addiction has devastating consequences for individuals. However, alcohol abuse can also have dramatic and tragic consequences for the most vulnerable elements of society: babies. One of the most severe results of using and abusing alcohol while pregnant is fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS. Most people learn about FAS in health class. However, this education is usually cursory at best. It mostly consists of tragic fetal alcohol syndrome pictures and squeezed into a general message about why alcoholism is [...]