Alcohol dependant syndromes refers to the use of alcoholic beverages to the point of causing damage to the individual, society or both.
Symptoms of alcohol dependant syndromes :
Dyspepsia : Dyspepsia means Indigestion (feeling the fullness of abdomen when starting to eat) ,
Mood swings or depression,
Increased incidence of getting infection,
Tendency to blame others and rationalise problems,
Poor personal hygiene,
Usually high tolerance for sedetive and opioid,
Consumption of alcohol containing products,
When person stopped to take alcohol, withdrawal symptoms occurs.
Alcohol withdrawal symptoms :
In person who have been drinking over a prolonged period of time. And Any rapid decrease in the amount of alcohol in the body is likely to produce withdrawal symptoms.
Withdrawal symptoms may be
•simple withdrawal symptoms and
Wernicke’s korsakoff syndromes
Occuers due to thiamin (vitamin B1)deficiency that is caused by chronic alcohol abuse.
Wernicke’s syndromes :
This is characterised by prominent cerebellar ataxia, palsy of 6th cranial nerves, peripheral neuropathy And mental confusion.
Korsakoff’s syndromes :
•impairment of insight,