Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Fairhope AL

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.

Cheryl Bray, NCC
(251) 929-1960 
Fairhope, AL

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Jones, Robin
(251) 990-4426
35 S. Section St.
Fairhope, AL

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Shoulder
(251) 626-2199
7400 Roper Lane
Daphne, AL

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Shoulder
(251) 626-2199
4901 Battleship Parkway
Spanish Fort, AL

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Jeannie Wells-Poirier, NCC
(251) 434-1550 
Mobile, AL

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Nancy Moore NCC
Fairhope, AL

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Baldwin County Mental Health Center
(251) 990-8961
372 South Greeno Road
Fairhope, AL

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Whitchard, Kimberly
(251) 970-5902
805 N. McKenzie St. Suite A
Foley, FL

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Mobile Metro Treatment Center
(251) 476-5733
3367 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, AL

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Dauphin Way Lodge
(251) 438-4729x149
1009 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL

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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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