By Henry Ghent
what is considered binge drinking?
effects of alcohol on the human body
symptoms of alcoholism
Whole body: blackout, dizziness, shakiness, craving, or sweating
Behavioral: aggression, agitation, compulsive behavior, self-destructive behavior, or lack of restraint
Mood: anxiety, euphoria, general discontent, guilt, or loneliness
Gastrointestinal: nausea or vomiting
Psychological: delirium or fear
Also common: physical substance dependence, problems with coordination, slurred speech, or tremor
A breif video explaining alocholism better
- 88,000 deaths are annually attributed to excessive alcohol use.
- Because of the astounding 80,000 deaths that are related to alcohol abuse every year, alcohol abuse is the third highest cause of death in the U.S.
- Three in four alcohol poisoning deaths involve adults ages 35 to 64 and most deaths occur among men.
- Approximately 17 percent of men and 8 percent of women will be dependent on alcohol in their lifetime.