What Are the Physical Signs of Alcoholism?

What Are the Physical Signs of Alcoholism? Alcohol can cause damaging effects, especially physical ones. Alcohol affects most parts of the body — the brain, organs, central nervous system, behavior, and much more. If you suspect that your loved one might be suffering from alcoholism, there are many signs you can start looking for. The best place to start is with the physical signs of alcoholism. Physical Signs of Alcoholism Physical signs of alcoholism include: Marked weight gain or weight loss. If you have noticed sudden weight gain or weight loss with your loved one, this can be a sign of a multitude of health issues, including alcoholism. Alcohol is an appetite suppressant, causing individuals to neglect to eat. Alternatively, heavy consumption of certain alcohols, such as beer, can cause weight gain and unhealthy eating habits. Dry skin, hair, and nails. Alcohol is dehydrating to the body. In addition, individuals suffering from alcoholism may neglect drinking as much water as they are supposed to. These two combined can cause wrinkles and brittle hair and nails, so if you see this happening to your loved one, it should be a cause for concern. Red skin. Alcohol causes broken capillaries on the face and nose, especially for individuals of light complexion and of Asian descent. Alcohol can dilate the blood vessels temporarily. Frequent alcohol consumption may lead to longer-lasting broken blood vessels and redness on the face. Poor hygiene. Alcoholism can cause indiv...
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Conditions:   Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders;   Fetal Alcohol Syndrome;   Fetal Alcohol Effect Interventions:   Other: General information;   Behavioral: Baseline brief intervention;   Behavioral: Remote online booster sessions;   Behavioral: SMS Sponsors:   Wayne State University;   National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA);   Yale University;   Henry Ford Health System Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Alcohol Use, Unspecified;   Substance Use;   Sex Behavior Interventions:   Drug: PrEP acronym (pre-exposure prophylaxis);   Behavioral: Initial Web Survey;   Behavioral: Interactive Voice Response (IVR) monitoring;   Behavioral: Educational material on alcohol and sexual health behavior;   Behavioral: Interactive Voice Response (IVR) assessment with personal ized information;   Behavioral: Personalized information based on web-based survey responses&standardized information Sponsors:   University ...
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CONCLUSIONS: Our findings show the complexity of the psychosocial impacts among adolescent victims of the Colombian armed conflict and their attention. Highly trained professionals and alternative strategies including active listening, observation and art therapy activities seem to be vital for an effective care. The lessons learned from the Colombian reintegration programme serve as important inputs to be considered when attending children and adolescents from conflict-stricken areas also in other contexts. PMID: 32228823 [PubMed - in process]
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