TABLE 2991 Some Adverse Health Effects Associated with Ethanol Abuse and Dependence

There is good evidence that moderate ethanol use may actually promote health. A large population-based study found that subjects who consumed between one drink per month and one drink per day had a lower mortality rate than did those who drank either more or less. 5 This is the basis for the "U-shaped" curve of mortality in relation to alcohol consumption, with mortality greatest at the lowest and highest levels of consumption and lowest in the middle, at moderate levels of consumption Decreased mortality rates may result from diminished coronary risk among users of ethanol, apparently mediated through increased blood high-density lipoprotein levels. While this effect persists at higher levels of ethanol use, the other deleterious effects of excessive chronic use outweigh the benefits. 5

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Alcoholism is something that can't be formed in easy terms. Alcoholism as a whole refers to the circumstance whereby there's an obsession in man to keep ingesting beverages with alcohol content which is injurious to health. The circumstance of alcoholism doesn't let the person addicted have any command over ingestion despite being cognizant of the damaging consequences ensuing from it.

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