Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Fort Dodge IA

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.

Community and Family Resources
(515) 955-7614
1506 31st Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA

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Community and Family Resources
(515) 332-4843
19 6th Street South
Humboldt, IA

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Alcohol and Drug Dependency Servs of
(319) 385-2216
122 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA

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Center for Behavioral Health Iowa Inc
(515) 244-9500
1200 University Street
Des Moines, IA

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Freedom House
(641) 648-6491
520 Talbott Street
Iowa Falls, IA

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Trinity Regional Medical Center
(515) 574-6502
802 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, IA

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Community and Family Resources
(515) 832-5432
916 Superior Street
Webster City, IA

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New View Substance Abuse Treatment and
(712) 662-7921
116 South State Street
Sac City, IA

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SIEDA Substance Abuse Services
(319) 293-3413
406 Dodge Street
Keosauqua, IA

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New View Substance Abuse Treatment and
(712) 563-2777
413 Tracy Street
Audubon, IA

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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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