Acquired brain injury refers to any brain damage that happens after birth. Alcohol is one of the many causes of acquired brain injury. The injury inflicted by alcohol abuse is referred to as alcohol related brain injury (ARBI). More than 2,500 Australians are treated for ARBI every year. Just how much damage is done depends …∞
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Care Environment “Toxic” for Persons in Recovery and Those Working in the Field “The environments in which behavioral health care is both given and received are toxic for persons in recovery, family members, and the workforce,” according to a recent report commissioned by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services …∞
Alcoholism: effects on the inner ear and sense of balance Several toxic drugs are harmful to the human being and lead to problems such as tinnitus, many types of hearing loss, and vertigo. Alcohol is among the main agents considered toxic. Aim: To study the effects of alcoholism in the inner ear and sense of …∞
The liver is one of the largest and most complex organs in the body. It stores vital energy and nutrients, manufactures proteins and enzymes necessary for good health, protects the body from disease, and breaks down (or metabolizes) and helps remove harmful toxins, like alcohol, from the body. Because the liver is the chief organ …∞
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