My Dad and Dementia

Hello, everyone! Am Naaz (name changed), working as a writer in a reputed company. All am going to share is a few words about my lovely dad’s dementia. Like every other kid in this world, I too grew up by seeing my dad as a hero. His biggest plus is being nice to everyone without […]

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ECT- A prompt and effective cu...

It’s a pity that even over 70 years after the first successful demonstration of its efficacy in the treatment of acute mental illnesses like schizophrenia, there is still very little informed public opinion about Electroconvulsive Therapy or ECT. Although, it is a fact that ECT is one of the most effective method for treating severe […]

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Yoga and beating alcoholism

Alcoholism is the dependency on alcohol that has a physiological and psychological impact on a person’s life. According to WHO, about 30% of Indians consume alcohol, out of which 4-13% are daily consumers and up to 50% of these, fall under the category of hazardous drinking. Another worrying trend from India is that the average […]

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Beating Addiction Stigma and S...

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Alcohol Abuse Symptoms

Alcohol Addiction

Around the globe, alcohol abuse is an epidemic that directly or indirectly gained 55% of consumers over the period of 20 years. Still millions are yet to lose, not only their health, their families, their jobs and above all the whole lot of their life.

 

Everyone knows alcohol is an addictive substance. But for consumers, alcohol is a social lubricant that helps people to feel charming and conversational. Not everyone who consumes alcohol becomes addicted to it. The one who have a preoccupation with alcohol and drinking limitlessly till they pass out to feel the pleasure.

 

Addiction might significantly break-up the daily activities of the consumer. It also disconnects them from social life, career, school, family and makes them dependent completely on alcohol. If they are facing any obstacle for consuming alcohol they might behave at an extreme level, even physically harm themselves or others. Alcohol abuse is a critical medical issue with signs and symptoms that vary depending on victim’s age, mindset, frequent consumption ratio and physical strength. Also, alcohol abuse tends to produce some medication side effects. Due to the frequent consumption, the individual loses the mental ownership of his own body, resulting in some serious side effects like.

 

Short-Term Effects:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Slurred speech
  • Impaired judgment

 

Long-Term Effects:

  • Blackouts
  • Memory loss
  • Liver disease
  • Thiamine deficiency
  • Stomach problems

 

Other Concerns:

Risk of

  • Certain cancers
  • Brain damage
  • Immune system obstruction
  • High blood pressure
  • Osteoporosis, especially in women

 

Most of the abusers who frequently have heavy drinks never know the severity of side effects.

 

Consuming to feel better:

The addict might be happy, stress, emotional, depression or anxiety, every addict has their own reason for choice to drink and easing the feel they wanted. Even though the relief it gives is temporary in a long run it becomes an emotional clutch for their life gears.

 

Reaching high buzz:

Drinking too much can cause a blackout because of the high buzz effect. The consumer has no memory of what’s happening or happened around him.

 

Consuming in risky situations:

Drinking in unwanted situations like before and after work, while driving, when taking medication.

 

Omitting responsibilities:

For the sake of drinking, they tend to neglect their own responsibilities like going to work, attending the family function, household responsibilities, and other important social duties.

 

Trouble in the relationship:

Alcohol gains higher priority than even the most important people in their life also it causes problems with relationships. This sign of alcohol addiction makes the individual much more intense.

 

Experiencing Withdrawal:

People affected by alcoholism have a physical dependence on alcohol use. When alcohol intake comes to a cease or stopped suddenly, dependent individuals will encounter with alcohol withdrawal syndrome. After two hours of the last drink, the individual might suffer this withdrawal syndrome.

It is crucial you find an alcohol addiction specialist center that you can trust and work with on your friends, relative or loved one’s recovery. CADABAM’S ANUNITHA serving people in all types of substance addiction treatment. If you are ready to take your life back from alcohol, call us now to learn your treatment options +91 96111 94949 or visit us www.cadabams.org/anunitha.

 

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