Effects of alcoholism go beyond the drinker,
effects of alcoholism can dramatically affect the lives of
everyone around the drinker. Effects of alcoholism do include
many damaging physical ailments such as liver cirrhosis, liver
cancer, brain damage and hepatitis C. Beyond these illnesses,
other effects of alcoholism include a high increased risk
for accidents. Heavy drinkers have been found to suffer from
serious injuries due to accidents many times more than non-heavy
drinkers and must be considered as additional effects of alcoholism.
As stated previously, the damaging effects of alcoholism go
beyond the body of the drinker. According to the National
Institute of Alcohol Abuse, more than half of Americans have
a least one close relative with a drinking problem and the
effects of alcoholism can include abuse, violence and psychological
The most severe effects of alcoholism include
the statistic that 10,000 Americans die from alcohol-related
causes every year. Heavy drinkers die in automobile accidents,
homicides and suicides. In addition to the diseases mentioned
earlier, memory loss, heart problems and dementia tremens.
Alcoholism itself is a disease that progresses if left untreated.
One wouldn't think to let cancer go untreated if there was
a likely chance it could be controlled and contained. Alcoholism
is not different and many of the effects of alcoholism can
Spencer Recovery Centers have been treating
the effects of alcoholism for many years. Our doctor can ease
the withdrawal period and prescribe medications as needed
to reduce physical ailments. Our goal is to make our clients
as comfortable as possible so that they can concentrate on
the work ahead. Our staff psychologist will develop a treatment
plan to deal with the effects of alcoholism and uncover problem
thinking and behaviors. Through individual counseling, group
therapy and personal assignments, barriers to recovery are
lifted and treatment is possible.
If you get annoyed when people criticize your
drinking habits, feel guilty about the amount you are drinking
but find that you cannot control it, you may have a problem
that Spencer Recovery Centers can help you with. If you have
a loved one who needs help, give us a call today and we can
help you get them the help they need. Many of our clients
began treatment unwillingly as a result of a family intervention
that we arranged but once treatment starts, the benefits become
clear and many of our clients enjoy abstinence today.
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