Question by  Kat89 (34)

What are all the effects of alcoholism?


Answer by  mistella (26)

Alcoholism is a disease that has many harmful effects. First, physical effects include stomach cancers, kidney failure, liver problems and more. Psychological effects include depression, violence, mood swings and anger.


Answer by  Connie45 (1110)

Alcohol has an effect on all parts of the body, but especially the central nervous system, heart, and the liver. Alcoholism usually leads to cirrhosis and end stage liver disease.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

In the short term, alcoholism affects work performance and has a strong correlation to abuse of partners and children. In the long term, it destroys the liver and the nervous system.


Answer by  Melle45 (6)

Alcoholism can cause cirrhosis of the liver which can lead to the need for a liver transplant. It can also cause folate deficiency when coupled with a poor diet.


Answer by  ilovebeer (6)

Alcoholism can lead to liver failure and injuries from drinking-related accidents. Relationships can be destroyed, and jobs can be lost. It is difficult to treat, as withdrawal can be severe.


Answer by  dtalk (428)

Alcoholism is an addiction and has symptoms of any other addiction, such as irritability, irrational thought, shaking and fidgeting from withdrawals, etc.


Answer by  Teresa32 (314)

Besides the physical effects such as liver damage, alcoholism can effect the social life of an individual. Family and friends alike suffer when one of their own has this terrible affliction.


Answer by  gindeer (81)

It has lots effects in your health, your mind, your family, work, your attitudes changes. You become violented and you don't care who you will hurt even your own family.


Answer by  Brett (7986)

The effects of alcoholism can range from the physical (liver, kidney, bone damage, etc.), to the personal (loss of job, ending of relationships, etc.).


Answer by  usagkthompson (273)

Alcoholism is a debilitating disease. A true alcoholics body literally needs the alcohol. Alcoholism can hurt family and friends severely but it can be cured. The best way is AA.

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