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Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
It depends on the: cause of death. It may be entirely normal if death is due to aspiration or respiratory depression. With death due to alcoholic liver disease the termi ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction: A harmful pattern of use characterized by tolerance, withdrawal, using more of the substance than intended, persistent desire or unsuccessful attemp ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism: Alcoholism is a disease that effects mind, body & spirit. One loses control of alcohol use, is preoccupied w it, spends considerable time consumin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is recognized as a disease by the World Heath Organization, the American Medical Association, and the federal government.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism a disease: Alcoholism a disease due to: Short Term Health Risks •Motor vehicle crashes, falls, drownings, •Homicide, Suicide, Sexual assault •Alcohol Poisoning ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Multiple ways: To treat alcoholism, there are both inpatient and outpatient programs. Many are run in accord with 12-step philosophy. Visit aa (http://www.Aa.Org) ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Kunen
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Needs treatment: Alcoholics must first recognize that they have a problem and need help. About 15 million people (samhsa, 2011) over age 12 have alcohol abuse or depen ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Yes: It is a genetic and multifactorial disease. It is also more common in certain groups such as in american indian, and less common in Asian populations ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
88,000 deaths: Appoximately 80% of untreated alcoholics die of their disease. Alcohol affects the brain, liver, kidney, stomach. Most common things that kill alcoh ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Signs of alcholism: C - have you ever felt you should cut down on your drinking? A- have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking? G - have you ever felt bad or ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
Withdrawal and drinking despite negative consequences: When someone drinks depite negative consequences. If alchohol "calls " them and/or they have withdrawal when they stop.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism: Alcoholism has been described as a "mental obsession that causes a physical compulsion to drink." people keep drinking despite clear harm to themselv ... Read More
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