Alcoholism definition is insuperable inclination for alcoholic drinks, generally connecting with physical and mental dependence, brining to different disorders and personality changes in health of every person. Many people think that drugs and alcohol is bad habit, but it is narcological disease with a lot of various dangerous aftereffects. It is proved, that young people are more propensity for alcohol and drug abuse than grown one. The sickness involves organism and subordinates to itself human freedom, making him depended from systematic using of alcohol drinks and many other bad consequences for health and organism working.
Even hard drinking (when irreversible biochemical aftereffects have not come yet) mostly provokes beginnings of very negative consequences on it background. Alcohol also promotes many illnesses such as: cancer, encephalopathy, pancreatitis, anemia, gastritis, nephropathy, hepatitis (then cirrhosis of liver) and many others. If honestly, it is very difficult to find sickness, which is not become aggravated by chronic alcohol intoxication.
There are some typical symptoms of alcoholism and signs, which are usually used in clinical practice for setting diagnosis:
If you encounter with hard case of alcohol poisoning and lose control under the situation, call an ambulance urgently.
Many people do some mistakes, thinking that the employing of some medicaments can help them to deal successfully with problems of alcoholism, but the most medicines take off some symptoms for shot period of time only. First of all, the person has to decide for one to stop drinking. After that, he/she must consult a doctor for prescribing right medical cure. The real treatment begins with alcohol detox of organism by medical supervision. Also, medications of lowering inclination for alcohol (such as Revia, Naltrexone and so on) can be used immediately. If the alcoholic try to keep off the booze, he/she must to understand, that clearance of alcohol from the organism brings to unpleasant feelings “alcohol withdrawal symptoms”. These feeling are custom side effects of detoxication. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms are keeping during a few days after sick person stops drinking. Side effects and negative results are very painful ones and even dangerous often, so clinics use in alcoholism treating some pain relief and calming preparations to help the sick in this hard period. Intensity and duration of alcohol withdrawal symptoms are different for each patient, and depend from length of alcohol experience. The most customs unpleasant feelings (such as headaches, nausea, anxiety and insomnia) may be alleviated by some moderate anti-anxiety drugs including (Alert Caps, Anexil, Buspar, SleepWell,etc.) and some soporific preparations (such as Ambien, Imovane (Zoplicone), Dormicum and so on). The most menacing manifestations of alcohol withdrawal symptoms (such as fits, delirium and high blood pressure - hypertension) are needed in pain-relief medicines (pain-killers) like (Panadol Extra, Motrin, Aleve, Cafergot, Maxaltand different others) and powerful antidepressants (such as Celexa, Elavil, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Remeron, Zoloft, Wellbutrin and several others). Therefore it is very important to do course of alcohol detoxification in medical institution or with medical supervision.
Psychotherapeutic treatment of alcoholism is obligatory addition for medicamental therapy. It is a process, which applies different methods and patient’s psyche reserves. One of the conditions of the successful psychotherapeutic medical cure is collaboration of the physician with sick person. There is individual and group courses of the psychotherapy for patient and his relatives for formation of strong climate inside the family.