Alcoholism implies the tendency to consume alcohol addictively. Alcoholism is widely considered a disease in the United States. Furthermore, it is a progressive disease. This means it becomes more serious and gets even more addictive with time.
Out of the 18 million Americans that abuse alcohol, only about 3 million seek help to overcome alcoholism.
The European Union has the highest percentage of alcohol drinkers worldwide. This greatly increases health and socioeconomic burden on member states.
Alcohol can affect both the function and structure of the brain, can impair one’s emotions and cause a person to make bad decisions.
Signs and symptoms of alcohol include; strong urge to consume alcohol, body becomes tolerant to alcohol (making the body to require more alcohol for the same physical effect), getting angry when alcohol is not available.
You could also get physical and health issues due to excessive consumption of alcohol. These issues include; bone loss, neurological issues, heart problems, diabetes complications, eye problems, liver disease, weakened immune system, increased risk of cancer, and digestive issues.
Alcoholism could also lead to social issues such as separation from family members, divorce, loss of job, domestic violence, suicide, and property damage.
It is difficult for an alcoholic to overcome his challenge without help. Family support and professional help would go a long way in helping overcome alcoholism.
Furthermore, dietary changes, lifestyle changes, social adjustments and home remedies can help a person overcome alcoholism and stay sober.
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