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Does Excessive Drinking Of Alcohol Make You Look Older Than What You Really Are
Yes: Alcohol is toxic to all tissues, and regular use of high doses of alcohol significantly shortens life. Skin and its component collagen is particularly affected by alcohol consumption. In addition, heavy drinkers are often heavy smokers, and smoking also results in the appearance of aging. The combination of smoking and drinking appears to accelerate the process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Visibly, it is continuing to drink in ways that are "out of control" despite negative consequences.It is a metabolic disorder where alcohol is not processed normally. Over time tolerance develops, (it takes more to get the desired effect). In later stages there are often withdrawal symptoms when you stop, but not always. Many relapse after abstaining for a while, esp. ...Read more
Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more
Good sense: By definition, excessive drinking is not a good thing. Adolescents respond to the activities of their peers probably more than any group and excessive drinking is most commonly a group activity in that age group. If an adolescent adopts moderation as the proper behavior - why more power to that person. It takes a significant degree of maturity. ...Read more
Yes: Excessive drinking can affect your health by affecting the liver-can cause cirrhosis of liver and even death. ...Read more
Alcohol??: I'm assuming you're asking whether excessive alcohol use can shorten your life and the answer is yes. Anything in excess tends to be unhealthy forus, but heavy alcohol use can cause a number of health problems. Too numerous to mention in this forum, but alcohol can damage most, if not all, major organs, can cause permanent brain damage and affect how blood is produced in your body(e.g., macrocytic. ...Read more
My Friends liver hardened due to excessive drinking. how can I help him. any herbs or stuff I can buy for him?
See a doctor : Your friend may have cirrhosis. This is an irreversible scarring of the liver resulting in a loss of function. Your friend needs to be evaluated by a doctor and advised accordingly. It is recommended that your friend stop drinking alcohol and avoid other substances known to be potentially harmful to the liver such as acetaminophen. Fewer drugs is better with liver disease. ...Read more
Disinhibition: Alcohol, especially in excess, leads to disinhibition. Personality traits such as rage that may be consciously controlled normally may become a problem when under the influence. It is important to seek professional help and limit alcohol use or abstain completely in this situation. ...Read more
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