My guest, Scott Stevens, is an internationally known award-winning journalist who speaks on the problems of alcohol addiction and how it relates to opioids.
We continue in part 7, the final episode, of this series which is using Ben Franklin's T chart to help our listener determine whether or not he or she wants to drink alcohol.
Today we discuss the value of alcohol as a sleep aid, whether or not drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is heart-healthy, how many years drinking even a mild amount of alcohol will take off your life span, the eight types of cancer that drinking alcohol causes, how alcohol's metabolite acetaldehyde is so toxic to your body, how alcohol raids vitamins from your body, why alcohol is year after year lowering US life expectancy figures, one way out the opioid crisis, the significant ripple effect of second-hand drinking, the ability of alcohol to relieve stress and suffering, and the absolute tragedy of not being warned about the danger of alcohol you choose to have your first drink.
This concludes our seven-part series on whether or not we want to drink alcohol. How did you answer the question? Scott Stevens and I will keep you informed about how to get the upcoming e-book, "Look What Drug the Cat In.