Last Updated on Aug 01, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Alcoholism a Disease?

Alcoholism is caused by uncontrolled intake of alcohol. Its a disease, just as similar to any other medical condition that we refer to.

2. Is Alcoholism Inherited?

Alcoholism tends to run in families. The genetic factors clubbed with parents alcoholic behavior, peer pressure stress levels, and easy availability of money influence drinking and the development of alcoholism.

3. Can Alcoholism Be Cured?

Alcoholism is treatable. Medications help in treating withdrawal symptoms and psychological therapies help in preventing relapse.

4. What are the medications for Alcoholism?

FDA approved medications include Disulfiram, Naltrexone, and Acamprosate which reduce the craving for alcohol.

5. Does Alcoholism Treatment Work?

The effectiveness of treatment completely depends on persons willingness to stop drinking and social support around him.

Comments

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