Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Moundsville WV

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.

Crossroads Counseling Services Inc
(740) 676-5741
3201 Belmont Street
Bellaire, OH

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CRC Health Group Inc
(304) 547-9197
Rural Route 1
Triadelphia, WV

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Crossroads Counseling Services Inc
(740) 695-9447
255 West Main Street
Saint Clairsville, OH

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Northpoint Consulting and Behavioral
(740) 782-0092
40060 National Road
Bethesda, OH

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Fairmont General Hospital Center for
(304) 367-7229
1325 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV

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Northwood Health Systems
(304) 234-3555
2121 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV

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Northpoint Consulting and Behavioral
(740) 782-0092
250 West Main Street
Saint Clairsville, OH

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Crossroads Counseling Services Inc
(740) 782-1407
41481 Stenger Road
Belmont, OH

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Southern West Virginia
(304) 253-1441
201 Woodlawn Avenue
Beckley, WV

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Southern Highlands Comm MH Center Inc
(304) 425-9541x265
200 12th Street Extension
Princeton, WV

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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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