Is alcoholism a physical disease?

Answer On One Hand: Alcoholism is Partly PhysicalThere is a physical element of alcoholism, which is the dependence on alcohol. The physical aspect of being addicted to alcohol can be seen in an alcoholic... Read More »

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Disease of alcoholism?

Yes, it is a disease. There is no such thing as an "ex-alcoholic". There are only recovering alcoholics. Find a place that holds AA meetings nearest to you if you feel that you or a loved one ne... Read More »

Is alcoholism a treatable disease?

On One Hand: Alcoholism is TreatableAlcoholism is a treatable disease. Treatments for alcoholism include medications to ease detox, which is the process of getting alcohol out of the system. Treatm... Read More »

Why is alcoholism considered a disease?

Because its progressive. Over time it gets worse. If not treated will almost always end in death. Its chronic meaning that if treated that it will get better. (Don't drink) and once you have it, yo... Read More »

Is the disease alcoholism preventable?

On One Hand: Preventative MeasuresAlcoholism occurs when a person becomes dependent on alcohol consumption, literally craving a drink. Preventative measures include recognizing early symptoms and s... Read More »