Is alcoholism hereditary?

Number of studies has been conducted to find if our gene is the cause of alcoholism, yet there has not been a study that confirms it. Experts have conducted twin and adoption studies to reach this goal. However what was found was; genes or heredity is not the sole reason for alcoholism, along with it […]

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Impact of alcoholism on family

Alcoholism is a well known health hazard. It impacts the individual’s health, their social status, finance and mental health too. But along with these it also affects the abuser’s family. Man is a social being and is always connected to others; the closet among all is family. Hence the family is bound to get an […]

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Alcohol withdrawal Syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal Syndrome are a group of symptoms that are life threatening and occur when an individual completely stops consuming alcohol or greatly reduces their intake after a long period of alcohol intake. These symptoms may start from 8 hours to days after the individual stops and may last for day or even weeks. When […]

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Obsessive compulsive disorder-...

“An individual looking as normal as person can be, has an ordinary simple job and lives an ordinary life. But when it comes to having meals this individual has rules; the fork has to be on the right and spoon on the left straight, salt always on the right side of the plate, food has […]

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Effects of Alcoholism

Alcoholism is medically diagnosed as a disease that exhibits itself in the individual’s frequent use of alcohol irrespective of its negative consequences. Death due to alcohol abuse is over 100,000 and is in an ever increasing state; from accidents to organ failures the effect is far and reaching. Alcohol consumption affects the individual both mentally […]

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Benefits of An Alcohol Free Life!!

24April;Alcohol dependence and problems associated with it is the common issue everywhere. People consume alcohol due to many reasons that have an impact on a person’s life. It is never correct to say alcohol is only the medicine for sorrows, it is just a few relaxing hours that most people rely on. However, recovery from alcohol usage is a must so that one can avoid the huge damage alcohol causes, it is not easy an easy task though. Therefore, family members should be supportive and kind enough to help people to come out of it.

People having problems with excessive alcohol usage can seek assistance from self-help groups, de-addiction centers and de-addiction counselors who will be able to extend help to the addicts in a professional set up and help them lead a meaningful and stress-free life. In addition to this, even families can contribute significantly in helping them recover and avoid alcohol. Sometimes, building trust and faith from the family members helps more than anything, which can completely change a person’s life. This can happen when a person doesn’t realize it and has lost hope of recovery.

When people decide to stop alcohol consumption, they can start involving in activities that require strong attention; that is because they’ve spent a large chunk of their time on alcohol. Once they are sober, there is a large possibility that they can again start consuming alcohol.  In this regard, self-help groups, psychotherapy and regular medication can prevent this from happening by providing an opportunity to learn from their own mistakes.

People are exposed to a new world once they are a part of a professional de-addiction center. Their life goes in a new direction altogether, which in turn helps them deal with withdrawal symptoms in a better way.  They even realise the beauty of the world awaiting outside. The concept is very simple. People under no circumstances should spoil their health just because of puerile reasons. “Always think right”. Reach out for help if you or your loved one is addicted to alcohol.

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