Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Gallup 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.

Na Nihzhoozhi Center Inc (NCI)
(505) 722-2177
2205 East Boyd Street
Gallup, NM

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Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital
(505) 726-6900
650 Vanden Bosch Parkway
Gallup, NM

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Lennihan, Lydia
(505) 681-0708
1400 Carlisle Blvd. NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM

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Valencia Counseling Services Inc
(505) 384-0220
1011 Allen Street
Estancia, NM

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Mental Health Resources Inc
(505) 359-1221
300 East 1st Street
Portales, NM

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Presbyterian Medical Services
(505) 863-3828
2025 East Aztec Road
Gallup, NM

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Counseling Associates Inc
(505) 623-1480
109 West Bland Street
Roswell, NM

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Mental Health Resources Inc
(505) 769-2345
1100 West 21st Street
Clovis, NM

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Hyde, Kelly
(505) 908-0713
1520 San Carlos Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM

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Allaire, Patricia
(505) 255-0442
2403 San Mateo Blvd, NE Suite W-15-B
Albuquerque, 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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