Effects of Alcoholism on the Liver

Effects of Alcoholism on the Liver

How Alcoholism Damages the Liver The effects of alcoholism on the liver cause devastating and often irreversible damage. For chronic alcohol abusers, their health is deteriorating every time they drink as alcoholism affects not only the liver but can also cause many...
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04/12 2021
Long-Term Effects of Alcoholism on the Heart

Long-Term Effects of Alcoholism on the Heart

How Alcohol Contributes to Heart Problems and Cardiovascular Disease Despite its legal status, alcohol is a highly toxic drug, one that has a profound impact on the body. You may already be familiar with some of the adverse effects of alcoholism on...
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04/09 2021
Alcoholism: Current Facts and Figures in America

Alcoholism: Current Facts and Figures in America

The Current State of Alcohol Use in America  Alcoholism is one of the most prominent substance abuse issues the U.S. is currently facing. Since alcohol is readily available to those of legal drinking age, it becomes far too easy to access, not...
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04/02 2021
Short and Long Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse on the Brain

Short and Long Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse on the Brain

How Alcohol Affects the Brain and Mental Health  There are many effects of alcohol abuse on the brain, ultimately affecting the individuals’ mental health and mental state. Developing alcohol use disorder (AUD) is imminent when an individual is dependent on alcohol and...
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03/29 2021
Alcohol Poisoning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Alcohol Poisoning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning  When an individual has alcohol poisoning, they are experiencing alcohol overdose. The individual may go in and out of consciousness and have difficulty breathing as their heart rate has slowed down tremendously, and their body is going...
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03/29 2021
The Risks and Dangers of Binge Drinking

The Risks and Dangers of Binge Drinking

Understanding Binge Drinking and Why its a Problem The excessive use of alcohol takes many different forms, from the constant consumption most often associated with alcoholism to the occasional social drinking that many people engage in. But binge drinking is another issue...
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03/25 2021
What Causes Alcoholism

What Causes Alcoholism

Understanding the Root Causes of Alcoholism When someone has committed to getting treatment for alcoholism, the rehab team’s goal entails helping them find the root causes of their substance abuse. Doing so makes it easier for the person going through rehabilitation and...
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03/23 2021
Physical Side Effects of Alcoholism

Physical Side Effects of Alcoholism

How Alcoholism Affects the Body and the Brain Alcohol is an unusual drug in the pantheon of abused substances. Perfectly legal, widely available, and enjoying the blessing of society at large, alcohol stands alone in many different ways. While others would undoubtedly...
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03/19 2021