Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Van Buren AR

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.

Gateway House Inc
(479) 783-8849x27
3900 North Armour Avenue
Fort Smith, AR

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Oklahoma Treatment Services LLC
(918) 427-3344
117 East Ray Fine Boulevard
Roland, OK

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(479) 443-4301x5768
1100 North College Street
Fayetteville, AR

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Ouachita Medical Center
(870) 836-1289
638 California Street
Camden, AR

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Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare
(501) 257-3501
North Little Rock Division
North Little Rock, AR

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Harbor House Inc
(479) 785-4083x11
615 North 19th Street
Fort Smith, AR

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Recovery at Baptist Health
(501) 202-7507
9601 Interstate 630
Little Rock, AR

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Quapaw House Inc
(501) 767-4456
812 Mountain Pine Road
Hot Springs National Park, AR

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William Wilson NCC, MAC, NCGC
(501) 753-1616 
North Little Rock, AR

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BCD Hoover Center
(501) 663-4774
4000 West 13th Street
Little Rock, AR

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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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