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General alcoholism effects

General alcoholism effects is not seen on the bottle but on the content of the bottle

General alcoholism effects: Stopping substance abuse

The general alcoholism effects start in a simple, attractive and harmless way. It begins with an introductory sip which indeed is harmless initially. It then gains momentum from the influence of your friends and it is no longer a simple sip but a simple drink and because you want to fit in and be counted, you join the club of belonging. You are now accepted and you feel well placed and can be counted among your peers. However, in doing all these you have just started the journey of health problems and complications which will also start in almost the same way you got into alcohol consumption. Health complications will also start in very simple ways and as you continue drinking they graduated from one level to another.

Dear reader, alcohol consumption is not good for your health says doctor Dalal Akoury MD, President, and founder of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center. When it comes to protecting your health, the sentiment “responsible drinking’ has no value. With addictive substances, there is nothing like that. The effects of alcohol are costly and complicated that, if you are not drinking please stay that way and if you are drinking already, all is not lost. However, you need to make a quick decision and stop what you call responsible drinking and move to responsible healthy living. We appreciate that this may not be everyone’s cup of tea and therefore, you will need professional advice from the house of experts at AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center by scheduling an appointment with doctor Akoury for the commencement of your recovery process. Meanwhile, for a better understanding, we are going to interrogate some of the effects of alcohol for a better understanding of the magnitude as follows:

  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Cancer
  • Effects on the lungs
  • Skin, muscle and bone disorder
  • Weight and diabetes
  • Central and Peripheral Nervous System and Mental Functioning
  • Vitamins and mineral deficiencies

General alcoholism effects: Heart disease and stroke

For the purpose of this article, we are going to narrow down on the first two (heart disease and stroke and cancer), while addressing the difference in our subsequent articles. While it may be true that when people drink moderately there is the possibility of some improvement of health by reduction of certain risk factors like increasing HDL i.e. good cholesterol levels. This is only minimal and it is subject to consuming one or two units of alcohol daily. It is important to understand that this does not in any way indicate that drinking alcohol unilaterally reduce cardiovascular risk because excessive consumption will definitely affect your health negatively. Alcohol is a toxic substance has the ability to damage the heart muscles making heart disease to be the leading cause of death among alcoholics.

General alcoholism effects: Cancer

Alcohol abuse and dependence may increase the risk for certain type of cancers like mouth, throat, esophageal, gastrointestinal, liver, and colorectal, cancers. When it comes to some of these risks there are no safe limits and the dangers are realistic even with very minimal consumption having adverse effects on breast cancer. It is important that alcohol consumption is avoided in totality for the attainment of good health.

General alcoholism effects: Stopping substance abuse

 

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