There has been a rise in heavy drinking particularly among young women has been reported from a number of countries.
“It is estimated that of the 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals in the United States, approximately 4.6 million (nearly one-third) are women.” (Alcohol Alert).
Women and Alcohol Alcohol can be a health issue for women just like smoking and drugs. Alcohol is a disease that affects numerous numbers of people from all over the world from different ages.
It has the power to destroy lives break up families and to kill many victims of it as well.
“Results of a large nationwide survey show that more than 40 percent of persons who initiated drinking before age 15 were diagnosed as alcohol dependent at some point in their lives.” (Alcohol Alert) Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are serious for…
Many words have different meanings depending on the context in which they are used such as in a social setting, situation, culture, or nationality.
Alcoholism sets in when the victim develops alcohol dependence.
This means that they experience detrimental physical withdrawal symptoms when they attempt to stop consuming alcohol excessively.
Alcohol has many risk factors, consequences against women, although there are many treatment centers that are available that can help women who are alcoholics.
There has been an increase in the number of women who drink alcohol as well as in the amount of alcohol they consume since the past years.