Alcoholism is not just a bad habit, but a protracted, treacherous and relapsing illness that turns personal and family life into hell, both for the alcoholic himself and for his entire family.
The exit from a drinking-bout is accompanied for the drinker by various displays of deterioration of health and a mental condition. Alcoholics complain of sleep disorders, discomfort, lack of appetite, dizziness, headache, general weakness.
Drunken alcoholism organically destroys the functions and structure of internal organs, kills cells of the brain, causes liver cells to degenerate into adipose tissue, makes the cardiac muscle flabby. Accustomed to alcohol, the organism of the drinker makes him again and again sip a deadly potion for the removal of symptoms of alcohol withdrawal and continue the vicious cycle of drinking-bout.
Formation of drunken alcoholism
Development of alcoholism includes three successive stages of development. The main manifestation of alcoholism is the formation of a syndrome of dependence on alcohol. The first stage of the disease is characterized by a gradual increase in the tolerance of alcohol, the gradual suppression of the emetic reflex, the formation of mental dependence on alcohol, which consists in finding frequent reasons to drink. A person at a festive feast drinks, without limiting himself, without thinking to himself how he will feel himself the next day. Begin to appear dips in memory( palimpsests) with alcoholic intoxication.
The second stage of alcoholism is characterized by the loss of quantitative control over the volume of alcoholic beverages consumed. A person can drink a lot. He is already intoxicated with larger doses than those that were in the first stage. Willingness to drink a constant, persistent, after a booze serious state of health, desire to get drunk. Patients drink alcoholic beverages in the morning to improve their well-being, to improve their mood, to moderate weakness, pain in the head, irritability. In severe alcoholic intoxication, patients do not remember what they were talking about and what they were doing, they were debauched, they were hooligans. Their behavior is inadequate and not self-aware.
In the third stage of alcoholism, resistance to alcohol decreases, a person can feel intoxicated with 150.0 - 200.0 ml.vodka, because his liver is almost decomposed and does not inactivate alcohol and the products of its decay.
So, the presence of drunken alcoholism is characteristic of the second and third stages of the disease.
Drunken alcoholism is a current of alcoholism, in which alcoholics can constantly abuse alcohol for several days to several weeks! As soon as the concentration of alcohol in the blood drops, the phenomenon of hangover begins. In order to remove the symptoms of a hangover, the patient takes another dose of alcohol. The condition improves, but until the alcohol has become split and quantitatively decreased in the body. There is a vicious circle, the patient is always drunk, inadequate, interact with him, convince him of anything - just useless. Personality of the patient degrades.
Drunken alcoholic kills his liver, heart, nervous system, pancreas, reproductive system. Liver tissue degenerates into adipose tissue and connective tissue. There are alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver. After all, the liver detoxifies the poisons in the body.
Circulation of blood that is not cleaned by the liver leads to intensive dlashkovke vessels, heart, vessels of the brain. They accumulate cholesterol plaques, narrowing the lumens. Intracellular nutrition of all organs and systems of organs, tissues of the body is deteriorating. All this becomes a favorable environment for the formation of various pathologies, the emergence of a variety of diseases, diseases, disorders and disorders.
Drunken alcoholism gradually leads to a failure of the liver due to its cirrhosis. Cirrhosis of the liver is incurable, the patient loses appetite, is very thin, jaundiced sclera of the eyes and skin, urine and feces are colorless, and the abdomen increases from the accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity( the phenomenon of ascites).Hepatic insufficiency develops. The patient dies quickly.
Chronic alcoholism leads to damage to the peripheral and central nervous system. The patient suffers from general weakness, impaired coordination, drawing pains in the lower back and extremities. Gradually there are polyneuritis and paralysis, as well as the phenomenon of metal psychosis.
Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract always accompany drunken alcoholism. Disorders of the stomach and pancreas lead to the appearance of gastritis, acute and chronic pancreatitis, cholecystitis, diabetes mellitus.
Mental Aspects of
Mental consequences of drinking alcoholism and drunkenness lead to a change in the character of the patient. He becomes pathologically false, aggressive, irritable, absolutely unreliable.
It is the drunken form of alcoholism that is characterized by the appearance of alcoholic psychoses with the development of visual, auditory, tactile illusions and hallucinations with delusions of poisoning, jealousy, persecution. Manifestations of psychoses on the basis of alcoholism begin to appear 2-3 days after the complete refusal of alcohol.
In a state of alcoholic intoxication, a patient can harm himself and others.
Drinking alcoholic alcoholism
Treating drinking at home is certainly possible, but do not forget that the patient needs such medical care, which is not always possible to provide at home. To get out of the binge, you need strictness, discipline, which is peculiar to the regime in specialized narcological clinics. You can not do these houses against alcohol prohibitions. With a sharp interruption of the binge at a chronic alcoholic at home, there may be phenomena of alcoholic delirium, alcoholic hallucinosis. Any alcoholic psychosis requires special treatment in a psychiatric hospital.
To prevent the development of psychosis and complications with a drunken form of alcoholism, the body must be detoxified immediately and immediately. Purify the body with infusions of detoxifying solutions of glucose, sodium chloride, physiological, polyglucin, reopolyglucin. Introduce diuretics, injections of psychotropic drugs for the withdrawal of withdrawal symptoms.
Drunken alcoholism is not easily treated, but everyone who really wants to do away with alcoholism has a chance to be cured. In conditions at home, a person who does not have special knowledge of what to do after drinking, there is no way to conduct a correct, competent and effective treatment of drinking-bout. Need antialcoholic rehabilitation involving the use of proper nutrition, psychological support, the use of medical drugs and funds. The family environment of the alcoholic needs to adjust the patient to a steady continuation of treatment after the release of the binge. Then it is possible to prevent a relapse of drinking alcoholism.