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Alcohol abuse

Sometimes occasional drinking can progress over time into alcohol abuse. It is a serious illness that often requires immediate treatment. Alcohol abuse is a serious problem that can not only cause chronic health issues like liver damage, brain damage, but also can totally change a person’s character is more likely to become thoughtless or violent.

The signs of alcohol abuse include alcohol cravings, a loss of control while drinking that leads to the person unable to stop drinking. Another signs of alcohol is tolerance built up to alcohol, physical dependence on alcohol such as sweating, nausea and headache if alcohol is not consumed.

Alcohol abuse is very serious disease that is spreading all over the world. It is a treatable disease but is difficult to cure and it can affect anyone. The effects of alcohol abuse come in many forms, some are emotional, some are physical and some can even be financial. Alcoholic person may not realize that alcohol abuse can cause destruction of emotional well being. It can bring out worst in a person. If person continues to abuse alcohol everyday, he can stand to loose everything that he can hold dear in his life and recovery can become more difficult.

Alcohol abuse treatment depends upon individual’s craving for alcohol and intake. Often Alcohol abuse is hereditary or genetic. Alcohol abuse is treatable but it requires the participation of affected individual, counselors, family members and friends. The most effective treatment is these cases are abstinence through counseling or alternative therapies like meditation. The rehabilitation programs are successful when addict cooperates, takes medicines, high calorie diets and most important avoid meeting with family or friends who drink.

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