The Sober Truth On The Effect Of Alcohol Abuse

The Sober Truth On The Effect Of Alcohol Abuse

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The Sober Truth On The Effect Of Alcohol Abuse. Alcohol is one of the most widely used psychoactive substances in the world and has been a part of cultures from around the world for hundreds of years. It’s well known that excessive drinking of alcohol can lead to harmful consequences such as cancer and gastrointestinal disease metabolic problems. Over time, regular use of alcohol can lead to overall dependence on alcohol, bout of withdrawal and emotional tour in a person’s life.

From our research, consuming alcohol at any level has the capacity to alter ones state of perception and coordination. In small doses, alcohol makes people feel relaxed and pleasantly happy. In higher doses, alcohol can cause decrease awareness, judgement, coordination and vision. At a much higher level, it can lead to lost of motor function stupor, unconscious, decrease respiration and even death.

Causes From Long term Alcohol Abuse

long term alcohol abuse can be very damaging to ones physical health. Health risks include cirrhosis (hardening of the liver), gastrointestinal problems, damage to the heart muscle and impaired muscle functioning. Heavy drinkers often tend to miss meals, lack adequate diet and therefore suffer from malnutrition, causing an impaired immune system. Brain damage can also occur as a result of vitamin B2 deficiency. It’s also well known that people find it difficult to remember past events and in general find it easy to forget new things. 

The Dangers And Effects Caused From Alcohol Abuse

The Sober Truth On The Effect Of Alcohol AbuseAccording to studies, alcohol is more dangerous than illegal drugs like heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana. The research analysed how additive alcohol is to the user in addition and to also environmental damage caused by alcohol. Alcohol abuse has been widely to blame for breaking up marriages, families, businesses and in general peoples personal life.

Moreover, the statistics are very overwhelming, last year 2.5 million people were treated for this problem in the united states. 40% of violent crimes were attributed to it. This is an effect that care less about what race you are, your ethnics and societal status about 3.3 million people die from it each year. This more or less touches your environment, neighbors, family, co-workers and most especially your life. One may be addicted to it and may not know, if you have it and don’t do anything about it, it will definitely hurt you.

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Anne Lazarakis joined the DARA Rehab team from Sydney, Australia. She writes about addiction and mental health on a global, local and community level. She also relays personal accounts of substance abuse and recovery through the stories of our clients, their families and our own team members.

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