Stay Healthy and Keep Away from Alcohol Addiction

Dr. Purushothaman
September 3, 2013

People use to drink alcohol in order to get a comfortable feeling. Alcohol may help people to deal with problems like stress, physical pain, trauma and more. By drinking alcohol a person may feel temporary relief from depression, stress and loneliness that life may bring.

Alcohol might be helpful in some ways but if you become addicted to it and consume too much of it in regular basis it might lead to different health issues and can cause life threatening diseases. Alcoholism and binge drinking are some term associated to alcohol abuse. It is called binge drinking if you having 5 or more drinks in single period of time for men and 4 drinks for women. As well it represents to drinking just to get drunk. Usually this problem is very common among young men ages 21 years old and under.

As a matter of fact people who abuse alcohol have a lesser risk of health complications as compared to alcohol dependence. It simply means that too much alcohol consumption and possible health issues but never totally lose your direct in drinking like alcohol compulsion.

Alcohol is safe if you drink it responsibly it can only be dangerous if you suffer from serious alcoholism. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence stated that in the U.S. there are 18 million suffer this kind of problem. And it causes almost 50% of fatal car accidents and some traffic-related incidents in the U.S. alone.

Some of the possible serious health conditions cause by chronic alcoholism are loss of memory, low level of testosterone, loss of muscle tissue and more. As a matter of fact it also affects the cells in the body, and if this condition stays untreated it will begin to destroy all the body cells, and once the cells are destroyed it will never be live again. Alcohol is a kind of toxins that will run through your bloodstream going to your body organ and to the cells in the body.

Too much alcohol consumption troubles the absorption of necessary vitamin, minerals and nutrients in the body. Alcoholism as well leads to dehydration. People that drink too much alcohol may suffer insufficient supply of sodium, calcium and iron in the body. Lacking of these kinds of elements in the body can cause severe thirst that usually leads to muscle cramps, fainting spells and sudden dizziness. And the worse is alcohol abuse might lead to various health issues like high blood pressure, obesity, kidney and liver problem, cancer, heart problem, ED and more.

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