POMPANO BEACH, FL, March 21, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Alcohol is the leading legal social lubricant of today's society. Many people consume alcohol without thinking about how alcohol impacts their body. Not everyone who uses alcohol is an alcoholic; however patterns of drinking over long periods of time can have the similar effects as an alcoholic pattern of drinking. Recovery Connection's infographic, Alcohol Detox: The Physical, Emotional and Psychological Realities, depicts a visual representation of the detrimental impact of alcohol on your mind and body.
This alcohol withdrawal and detox infographic explains how alcohol consumption impacts your body from chronic alcohol abuse to occasional alcohol use. Symptoms of alcohol intoxication and withdrawal range from mild to severe. Acute symptoms, found in severe withdrawal, can be life threatening.
Detox from alcohol is physical process; however there is a mental health component that should not be overlooked. Alcohol has an adverse impact on your psychological functioning inducing anxiety and/or depression. Symptoms related to anxiety and depression can feel overwhelming and lead a person to seek alcohol for temporary relief negatively reinforcing alcohol consumption. Symptoms and statistics are also covered in this infographic.
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