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Alcoholism Physical Symptoms: It's Getting Serious

Our bodies can only take so much when it comes to the consistent abuse of alcohol. So here are a few physical symptoms alcoholism can lead to given time and signs to look out for that should set alarm bells ringing.

The first and most obvious physical symptom consistent alcohol abuse leads to is liver damage. And here are a few things that liver damage can leave you with ...

  • Fatigue or in extreme cases exhaustion
  • Yellowing of the skin and eyes
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pains
  • Reduced sex drive
And those aren't the only ones ...

High blood pressure is a really serious and common sign and has a number of its own symptoms ... the worst of which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Malnutrition resulting from a poor diet is a quite common physical sign - and this can lead to dramatic weight loss and becoming frail and drawn. Sometimes you'll also notice a slight pot belly, something you often see in starving children because they are so undernourished.

Some of the other physical symptoms are erectile dysfunction and insomnia which can also seriously effect the quality of life of anyone struggling with alcoholism.

There are no doubt other physical symptoms of alcoholism, but the bottom line is continued alcohol abuse is going to begin to seriously effect your health and well-being, and can end up in premature death.

That's why its critical you take this seriously if you or someone you love is showing physical symptoms of alcoholism and seek help in the form of Treatment for Alcoholism. Knowing what all the Signs of Alcoholism are as well as this Alcoholism Test can be useful to confirm what the signs show.

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