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Second Opinion

Alcoholism

Alcoholism reduces a person’s life expectancy an average of 10 years. Severe cognitive problems are common, and approximately 10% of all dementia cases are related to alcohol consumption, making it the second leading cause of dementia. In this episode, Annie Loyd shares how alcoholism took hold of her, and how recovery has empowered her to live a healthy and rewarding life.

Monday, December 10 at 1:00 pm on 12.1


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SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Host Dr. Peter Salgo presents intriguing, real-life cases to experts representing every medical specialty, who then grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.