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Don’t Ignore These Alcoholism Warning Signs

It is important to understand alcoholism warning signs.

It is important to understand alcoholism warning signs.

Some people don’t even realize that their drinking has become a problem until it’s too late. Whether it’s just a few drinks at the end of each day, you drink all day everyday or you only drink when you go out with friends, you could suffer from a serious drinking problem. Don’t ignore the signs and symptoms of a serious alcoholism disorder. If you answer yes to any of the following questions you should consider seeking help at an alcohol rehab center before you hit rock bottom and realize that it’s too late to completely render the situation.

Signs of a Drinking Problem

Answering yes to any one of the below questions does not guarantee that you are an alcoholic nor does it guarantee that you have a serious drinking problem, but it does warrant the need to seek further help.

  • Do you drink despite telling yourself that you won’t?
  • Have you broken a promise to yourself or to someone else that you won’t drink anymore or at a certain time?
  • When you have a drink do you follow it with another drink and sometimes even another drink after that?
  • Do you blackout while you are drinking?
  • Have you ever forgotten what you did while you were drunk?
  • Do you drink when you are bored, mad, angry, scared, or sad?
  • Have you ever been late to work because you were drinking or because you drank the night before?
  • Has drinking ever caused you to miss an appointment?
  • Are your friends or family members worried about you because of the drinking?
  • Have your family members or friends asked you to stop drinking?
  • Do you feel hungover after a night of drinking?
  • Have you ever had a drink to get rid of a headache that results from too much drinking the previous night?
  • Do you drink alone?
  • Do you keep drinking until all the alcohol is gone or until you pass out whichever comes first?

Alcohol Rehab Centers for Help

Alcohol rehab centers provide treatment for those who suffer from a range of alcohol problems. If you suffer from minor alcohol abuse or you are a full blown alcoholic, an alcohol treatment program can help you. Alcoholism begins with alcohol abuse. In fact, full blown alcoholism starts with having some drinks casually but this whirlwinds out of control and before you know it your alcohol addiction has gotten you in trouble, maybe legally or financially or with your family. Alcohol rehab centers can provide you with the necessary counseling to overcome an addiction to alcohol.

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