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What are the complications of alcohol abuse?

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Dr. David Hoffman
Clinical Psychology 22 years experience
Effects of Alcohol: Is is a central nervous system depressant (slows it down) that can alter peoples’ thoughts, feelings, sensations, perceptions and even their reactions and movements. In large and frequent and repetitive amounts, alcohol can adversely affect a wide array of bodily functions. See: http://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol/effects-on-body
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Alcohol Abuse Compli: Complications of Alcohol Abuse • Persisting Amnestic Disorder • Psychotic DisorderMood Disorder • Sleep DisorderSexual Dysfunction • Arrhythmias • High blood pressureHepatitis • Cirrhosis • Pancreatitis Increased risk of developing cancers of the: • Mouth • Esophagus • Throat • Liver • Breast Chronic drinkers are more liable to contract diseases like Pneumonia and Tuberculosis

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