Recovery Information

Medical Aspects of Alcohol and Alcoholism 1. Alcoholism: classified as a disease, characterized by a loss of control. 2. Hangover Effects: mini-withdrawal from a depressant drug; causes agitation upon detoxification. Symptoms include: headache, irritability, dehydration, upset stomach, anxiety, nausea, jumpiness. 3. Malnutrition: alcohol has no nutritional value; essential vitamins, minerals, proteins are missing from the … Read more