Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Alamogordo NM

Alcohol creates a physical and psichological dependance, and a progressive degradation in all the aspects of life. Read on and get more information about alcoholism.

Otero County Council on
(505) 437-8942
850 Wright Avenue
Alamogordo, NM

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University of New Mexico
(505) 925-2493
2450 Alamo Drive SE
Albuquerque, NM

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Groves, Kerin
(505) 884-9411
1224 PA NE Suite D
Albuquerque, NM

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Saint Vincent Hospital
(505) 820-5957
455 Saint Michaels Drive
Santa Fe, NM

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Presbyterian Medical Services
(505) 586-0322
2573 State Highway 522
Questa, NM

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Counseling Center Inc
(505) 437-7404
1900 East 10th Street
Alamogordo, NM

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New Mexico Rehabilitation Center
(505) 347-3400x3430
31 Gail Harris Avenue
Roswell, NM

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Metcalf, Heidi
(505) 331-3838
111 Edith Boulevard SE #B
Albuquerque, NM

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Blaise, Judith
(505) 424-8429
Santa Fe, NM

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Presbyterian Medical Services
(505) 289-3291
6439 Highway 44
Cuba, NM

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Facts about Alcohol

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Facts About Alcohol

Aldo Bonincontro

Friday, September 14, 2007 The excess of alcoholic drinking makes persons addicted as for cocaine, heroine, LSD, etc., althouch alcohol typically becomes a drug only when we exceed a certain daily amount.

Alcohol creates a physical and psichological dependance, and a progressive degradation in all the aspects of life.

The first consequence is the typical confusional state typical of drunk people, that slowly becomes a constant in the addicted life, leading to dementia.

Then, the addicted becomes more and more closed in him/herself neglecting personal care, social relations and work, losing the normal inhibitions to keep the self-control.

The other main victim of alcoholism is liver; it tries to metabolize it, but invain, given the great amount of alcohol to face. The degradation process, infact, produces its oxidation to acetic aldeyde,(CH3-CH=O) and acetic acid (CH3-COOH) more harmful than ethylic alcohol.

This continuous stress logorates liver cells making them die and be replaced by fibrous cells. So, liver goes towards the cirrhosis that causes death.

Alcoholism also causes a precocious ageing and a weakening of many organic functions as blood circulation, digestion and the immune system.

Alcoholism is a great social problem in many Countries, expecially in Northern Europe and North America, where the frequent depressing insulation caused by long and cold winters are a greater temptation to give to the bottle.

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