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Alcohol Addiction And How Counselling Can Help?

Alcohol Addiction; These days, the rate of alcoholism is increasing alarmingly. And a combination of several reasons is responsible for the increased rate of alcoholism. Well, most of the times, the combination of genetic, environmental, social and psychological factors is responsible for alcohol addiction. To be more precise, the increase in the risk factors increases the probability of getting an alcoholic. Sometimes, those risk factors go out of control, and one has no other choice left other than becoming an alcoholic.

 What causes alcohol Addiction?

We have already mentioned that a combination of numerous causes/factors, leads a person towards the path of alcoholism. Let us know the causes more precisely:

  • Biological factor– Biological factors are one of the most significant reasons behind alcoholism. And when we are talking about biology, we are including both psychologies as well as genetics. You will find numerous people who can limit their alcohol consumption, but some people get the impulse of carrying on with the alcohol. On the other hand, alcohol gives pleasure to them, encourages their brain to repeat the behavior. And eventually, the repetition of this behavior leads towards alcoholism.
  • Environment factors– Numerous studies are going on to find out the proper relation between environment and alcoholism. Many researchers have found that people who have proximity to the bars and the liquor stores are more enthusiastic about alcohol, and they involve with this activity more than other people.
  • Social factor– Social factors are responsible for developing a person’s view of alcohol. Your religion, culture, family as well as work profile, contributes towards alcoholism. Amongst these, the family has the most significant role to play. Children who have witnessed alcohol abuse at an early age are more prone to developing alcoholism.
  • Psychological factor– Now, this is a broad field to explore. All of know that human psychology is a vast and complicated thing. And due to different psychological conditions, people develop the symptoms of alcoholism. For instance, people who are going through anxiety, stress, depression or any other mental health condition have a higher chance of developing alcoholism.

At Edmonton Counselling Services, you can get counselling to help you with your alchoho addiction.  I am a Canadain certified addiction professional and Master Practioner in clinical counselling, and I can assure you that I will go to the roots of your problem and will lead you accordingly. Yes, I know that you are going through various psychological stresses and alcohol gives you a portal of comfort, but you have to understand that alcohol is not your solution. It will only worsen the situation further.


Hostile effects of Alcohol Addiction 

You may suffer from numerous harmful effects of alcoholism. Apart from your mental illness, alcohol can induce more than 200 diseases on your body. Here are some of the adverse effects of alcoholism:

  • Anxiety
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Seizures
  • Breast cancer
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Heart disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Stroke

So, these are some of the common adverse effects of alcoholism. Apart from these, there are other negative aspects of addiction as well.

 Why is alcohol counseling important?

Alcohol addiction counselling is one of the ways to get rid of AUD or Alcohol Use Disorder. Proper alcohol counselling will deliver you with support and guidance and will help you to live an alcohol-free life. It doesn’t matter how long you are suffering from alcoholism; it will help you to come out.

So, if it is the time if you like some have psychological counselling to get help to get over your alcoholism. feel free to book one to one appointment with Edmonton Counselling services and I will be there to help you out. I will guide you properly so that you can stay away from alcohol and live a happy and healthy life. Edmonton counselling is located at 2923 66 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6K 4C1, Canada. Free parking is available.