Alcoholism: how not to become a hostage of alcoholic drinks?

During friendly get-togethers and feasts often heard the phrase “I know its the norm”. However, each of us has a understanding of the rules is subjective. Someone years drinking every day and what a morning hangover, booze, etc. knows only by hearsay. And another person is enough to start to drink alcohol and a year later the man goes into booze and can not control the situation. Can you avoid that?

Relationship alcohol people: that say drug experts

Drug treatment klassificeret household alcohol consumption is linked to so-called quantitative-qualitative relationship between humans and alcoholic beverages. Experts have divided the people on abstinence (not drinking) and drinking casually, moderately, systematically and habitually heavy drinkers. Do not drinking and accidentally drinking the risk of developing alcoholism minimum or equal to 0. Group of moderate drinkers people consider to be the most controversial. This group of people gets pleasure from alcohol, but rarely gets drunk “to hell”. This category of people the need for alcohol recurring (meeting with friends in the Brasserie, etc.), but alcohol doesn’t become the main value of their lives.

Drinking regularly (on average consume 200-300 ml of strong alcohol at least 2-hrs a week) people are already tied to alcohol. They are often the initiators of drinking, early acquainted with alcohol (14-15 years), drink a lot and with pleasure, often losing control and quickly getting drunk “in the trash”. They have alcoholic drinks, quickly occupy the main interest in life, they imperceptibly become accustomed to drinkers and then alcoholics.

Burrows of alcohol consumption

The world health organization (WHO) recommends that men consume no more than 40 grams of pure alcohol per day. This is equivalent to 2 bottles of beer или100 ml of vodka or three medium-sized glasses of wine. Female 30 schemes, which equals 1.5 bottles of beer or 80 ml of vodka, 2 glasses of wine. Important: these standards HE considers valid, if the person is not less than 2 days in a week do not drink alcohol.
The safest form of alcohol consumption in terms of addiction physicians consider the dose in 210 ml of pure alcohol (ethyl alcohol) for men and 135 ml for women in a week.

How to avoid becoming an alcoholic: the first “alarm bells”

To assess the risk of developing alcoholism, ask yourself (or consider how you could answer them your husband/wife/parents etc.) the following test questions:

  • I don’t remember much from last night
  • I don’t mind be sober in the morning
  • I’m waiting for the next drunk and ready to initiate
  • No alcohol – not in the mood
  • I am gloomy and irritable, but it can fix a few SIPS of alcohol.

If at least one question you answered “Yes”, then it’s time to seek help. Prevent domestic drinking in alcohol dependence, but it will need the efforts of both the drinker, his friends circle, his family. To return the person to normal life is much easier before the generated physical alcohol dependence, but not when it becomes a chronic alcoholic.