Alcoholism

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The Negative consequences of the problem:
• depression
• Liver Cirrhosis: Alcoholic cirrhosis usually develops aftermore than a decade of heavy drinking. The amount of alcohol that can injure the liver varies greatly from person to person. In women, as few as two to three drinks per day have been linked withcirrhosis and in men, as few as three to four drinks per day.
• Heart failure: Heart failure is a condition in which the heart has lost the ability to pump enough blood to the body's tissues• Damage to the brain and nervous system: Difficulty walking, blurred vision, slurred speech, slowed reaction times, impaired memory: Clearly, alcohol affects the brain. Brain damage is a commonand potentially severe consequence of long-term, heavy alcohol consumption. Even mild-to-moderate drinking can adversely affect cognitive functioning.
• psychosis - hearing voices whenthere is nobody there
• dementia - memory loss, rather like Alzheimer's dementia
• Coma
• Failure to fulfill major obligations at work, school, or home
• Recurrent use in situations where itis hazardous (such as driving a car or operating machinery)
• Legal problems

Solutions to reduce the problem
The principal solution is the abstinence, but if you drink just do it withmoderation and some recommendation are:
• Never drink with empty stomach
• It doesn’t drink to raise the spirit
• It doesn’t take pure drinks; dissolve it with ice, water or soda
• Drinkslowly
• Alternate drinks with drinks without alcohol
• Not drink if it is taking medicines
• And the most important if you drink don’t drive

How will future be if your solutions are notadopted?
• Increase the risk to have different kinds of cancer
• Damage in the liver, brain and other organs
• Increase the risk of death for traffic accidents, murders and suicides.
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