Alcoholism in women

Alcohol consumption causes serious problems not only for health, but also sometimes in the work, the financial situation, social relationships and family. A person consumes alcohol despite the fact that it causes to their health and well-being. This is the alcohol dependence or alcoholism.

health for women

An alcoholic, a woman can have dependencies and other complications especially at the level of their health. Usually alongside men, women have become more and more alcoholic, for various reasons. The reasons which lead to alcohol abuse can differentiate from one person to another as well as for men and women. Some women drink more often to forget or to cope with personal problems, for example drink to fill an emotional void. While others become alcoholic after a psychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia, depression or anxiety disorders. But also there is poverty, social isolation and shyness. Time, they look for a certain effect of alcohol on their natures. Therefore the need arrives and increases more and more in quantity in order to obtain the desired effect.

The effects of alcoholism on women’s health

Alcohol is a kind of poison for human cells. Small amounts of the substance acts more or less severe on the functioning of these cells, but in larger doses, alcohol can kill them. Alcohol acts as a repressor of the nervous system, while exerting a chemical effect contrary to an antidepressant medication. Alcohol in high doses is a poison to the body.

Alcoholism can lead to chronic health problems such as arrhythmias or abnormal heart rhythms can cause sudden death even if a young person drinks alcohol excessively. But also as beriberi or vitamin B1: People who are addicted to alcohol often lack of vitamin B1. Alcoholism can also cause brain damage that alcohol kills brain cells, or even heart damage, diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, or loss of sensation in a few organs.

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