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Alcoholism complications
Alcoholism

Complications could include:

  • Alcohol withdrawal delirium (AWD) is the most serious form of alcohol withdrawal. It causes sudden and severe problems in your brain and nervous system.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a brain disorder caused by a lack of vitamin B-1. The syndrome is two separate conditions that can occur at the same time.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is a treatment in which the patient is exposed to an artificial light source. It is used primarily to treat seasonal affective disorder.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Depression is a mood disorder that can cause extreme and persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. Depression type largely determines what kind of medical treatment is best.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Guilt is the feeling that you have done something wrong or violated the rules (real or perceived) of a relationship, culture, religion, or state.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Amnesia is a form of memory loss. Learn about the different types of amnesia, its symptoms, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects your brain's ability to use and understand language.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is the inability to get or keep an erection. It can happen to men at any age and is never considered a normal finding. The risk for impotence can increase with age, but age does not cause impotence. R...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) occurs when a baby is born with varied mental and physical defects due to the mother consuming alcohol during pregnancy.
    Source:HLCMS
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