Alcoholism is a common problem in the society and considered as a primary, chronic disease characterized by impaired control over drinking of alcoholic beverages despite the health problems and negative social consequences it causes. Alcoholism have very deep effects that are damaging to one's health and to the society. Too much alcohol consumption can lead to cirrhosis of the liver, pancreatitis, epilepsy, heart disease, increased chance of cancer, nutritional deficiencies, and death from many sources. On social effects, being drunk or hung over during work hours can result in loss of employment, which can lead to financial problems. Drinking at inappropriate times, and behavior caused by reduced judgment, can lead to legal consequences, such as criminal charges for drunk driving. An alcoholic's behavior while drunk can profoundly impact surrounding family and friends, possibly leading to marital conflict and divorce, or contributing to domestic violence.
Do you someone who is suffering alcoholism? It's not yet too late to help them. Give them another chance.