Alcohol use and abuse typically rises during the Holiday Season. Reasons can include the additional time off work (meaning less responsibilities to handle), Holiday parties to attend, watching football, having more drinks with dinner and of course the ever-dangerous New Year’s Eve.
Whatever the reason, people who wind up drinking too much can suffer from alcohol side effects, such as impaired motor skills and judgment, increased agitation or mood swings, nausea and vomiting, dehydration, headaches, liver and kidney damage, and unfortunately even death.
Take the time to be more aware this Holiday Season of your alcohol intake if you drink, as well as that of others. Being smart can avoid a serious illness or injury. For those people who have developed a heavier alcohol abuse problem or have become addicted to alcohol, finding the right alcohol addiction treatment center can make a world of difference.