Do more elderly people now have a drinking problem?

wineThe notion of elderly people drinking to excess may seem a tad far-fetched to some; after all, it is those in their late teens to early 20s that are usually considered to be the heaviest drinkers.

However, a new study published in the journal BMJ Open, had made the shocking discovery that many senior citizens are in fact drinking too much alcohol, placing them in danger of serious health issues.

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‘Female Viagra’ Addyi given FDA approval in America

addyiThe very first drug aimed at boosting sexual desire in women has been given a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.

Specifically, it will treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) – basically a lack of libido that leads to distress, something that is believed to affect between 5.5 million and 8.6 million women in the US.

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Binge drinkers are ignoring ‘unrealistic’ guidlines on daily limits

binge drinkersA new study has suggested that official UK government guidelines – which are currently under review –  on how much alcohol is safe to consume each day are generally disregarded by drinkers due to the guidelines being unrealistic, outdated, and should be amended to reflect modern day drinking trends.

Currently, the recommended daily limits states that men should consume no more than three to four units of alcohol (equivalent to a pint and a half of 4% beer) and for women it is just two to three units (equivalent to a 175ml glass of wine per).

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Risky Holiday Sex Habits Uncovered by Medical Specialists® Pharmacy Survey

womanDespite the fact that British weather is generally OK around June to August, this is still the peek time for holidaymakers to venture abroad and bask in the glorious sunshine in popular destinations such as Ibiza, Majorca, Benidorm and many more.

Relaxing on the beach sipping sangria or beer and forgetting about worries at home can feel like heaven, but it can risk making people feel a little too relaxed. This carefree spirit that often goes hand-in-hand with holidays abroad can lead to a slightly reckless attitude in regards to safe sex and sexual health – especially when alcohol is involved.

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