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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

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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
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
16 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment: Behavior methods have been successful in helping many become sober and reducing risk of relapse. First step is to approach your doctor and assess the ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism: Xerox, rehab, aa meetings, relapse prevention.
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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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Having one parent with alcoholism increases one's chances of having this problem. Your chances increase if both parents are alcoholic. Being aware of ... 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 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Alcoholism: Alcoholism is a disease of the brain wherein alcohol produces a euphoric but toxic response in a 20% of the population. This same percentage has a ten ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Alcoholism include:: Abdominal pain, High blood pressure, Muscle cramps, Nausea, Tolerance, Vomiting, Vomiting blood, Withdrawal, Neutropenia, Fluid in the abdomen.
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Dr. Gregg Albers
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Many alcoholics continue to drink, sometimes after treatment, and sometimes never trying treatment. They may die of damage from their alcohol use. B ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Historically...: ... In populations that have had access to alcohol for thousands of years, persons with genetic tendency toward alcoholism were likely start drinking ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcoholism: If you haven't lost control over the use of alcohol, treatment may involve reducing your drinking. If you're dependent on alcohol, simply cutting back ... Read More
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