Understanding alcohol toxicity, withdrawal & detoxification

One of the essential products of global addiction demand is alcohol or its relative beverages. In developing countries like India, this trend has led to significant alcohol consumption issues because of our nation’s socio-cultural practices. This has also led to major addiction problems, especially in the younger generations. A joint report by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and AIIMS suggests that 14.6% of the Indian population between 10 to 75 years of age consume alcohol. It also says that for every one woman consuming alcohol, 17 men are using the same. Out of this 14.6% of the Indian population, 2.7% of people are dependent users, while most of the remaining population suffers from multiple ill-effects.

While many get addicted to the drinking socio-culture of modern times, most of them take the detoxification route once they understand the problem. An individual must realize the need for al…

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How to Stop Alcohol Cravings?

Alcohol addiction, also known as alcoholism, affects people in more ways than you can imagine. Experts have factored its many reasons such as socioeconomics, psychological, genetics, and behavioral. Alcohol addiction varies from person to person depending upon their amount and frequency of drinking alcohol.

Alcohol has also become a part of modern social life where the boundaries of its intake generally cross without any notice. The frequency of drinking alcohol leads to various physical and mental effects, where in some cases the results are potentially dangerous. If a person is consuming alcohol regularly, she/he may end up becoming an alcohol addict. Also, drinking alcohol routinely to avoid problems can have similar effects.

Once you have identified the problem, there are multiple solutions to cope with alcohol addictions. You may wonder how, to begin with, various ques…

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