Archive for category: Alcoholism

Cirrhosis of the Liver

21 November, 2008 (21:08) | Alcoholism | By: Sobriety Online

Cirrhosis of the Liver The liver, the largest organ in the body, is essential in keeping the body functioning properly. It removes or neutralizes poisons from the blood, produces immune agents to control infection, and removes germs and bacteria from the blood. It makes proteins that regulate blood clotting and produces bile to help absorb […]

How to Cut Down on Your Drinking

8 September, 2008 (21:39) | Alcoholism | By: Sobriety Online

How to Cut Down on Your Drinking If you are drinking too much, you can improve your life and health by cutting down. How do you know if you drink too much? Read these questions and answer “yes” or “no”: Do you drink alone when you feel angry or sad? Does your drinking ever make […]

FAQ – Alcoholism

24 August, 2008 (23:19) | Alcoholism | By: Sobriety Online

1. What is alcoholism? Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disease that includes the following four symptoms: Craving–A strong need, or urge, to drink. Loss of control–Not being able to stop drinking once drinking has begun. Physical dependence–Withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety after stopping drinking. Tolerance–The need to drink […]