Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Shepherdsville KY

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.

Seven Counties Services
(502) 955-6447
130 Vine Street
Shepherdsville, KY

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Interlink Counseling Services Inc
(502) 964-7147
8311 A and B Preston Highway
Louisville, KY

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Above and Beyond Counseling
(502) 361-1200
5330 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY

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Alcohol Education and Counseling Servs
(502) 933-4504
6801 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY

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Dr Donald T Stokes and Associates Inc
(502) 459-6675
1941 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY

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Shelton Counseling
(502) 375-1034
10601 West Manslick Road
Fairdale, KY

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Above and Beyond Counseling
(502) 935-3700
5404 Valley Station Road
Louisville, KY

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Bluegrass Pleasant Grove
(502) 361-1200
5330 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY

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Lighthouse Adolescent Recovery Center
(502) 366-0705
1935 Bluegrass Avenue
Louisville, KY

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LEAP Inc
(502) 447-1391
4400 Breckenridge Lane
Louisville, KY

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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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