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A 50-year-old member asked:

Need expert help here. what are the life threatening problems of alcohol?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Who needs an expert?: You don't need a doctoral-level expert to list murder (a factor in the majority), suicide (a factor in maybe half), liver failure (a really nasty way to go), auto wrecks, household accidents, Wernicke-Korsakoff (imagine not being able to move your eyes ever again), pancreatitis (survivors get severe pain for decades), child abuse, ruptured esophagus from the heaves ... More. Don't abuse it.
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