Some Reasons Why One Should Get Rid Of Addiction

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Addiction of anything, be it a cup of coffee or a glass of whisky, is not good. Here are some ways in which different types of addiction harm our body:

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ALCOHOL:  Initially, taking alcohol may give you pleasures and relieve you of all your stress and pains. But consuming it for a long time on a daily basis can lead to adverse effects on the body. It badly affects the liver as the liver tries to digest alcohol. Excessive intake can cause cirrhosis due to scarring and consequent death of liver tissues. It also causes inflammation of liver cells. Apart from this, it also harms the brain. Impaired brain function leads to stress, anxiety, dementia, epilepsy and many other serious disorders. Digestive system, especially the pancreas, is affected which causes lowering of blood glucose. Eventually, whole of the body is affected which leads to breakdown of the immune system.

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When Does Habit Change into Addiction?

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Many a times we have gone through the debate that heroin is addictive but nicotine is not. Does anybody ever thought when do your habit turned into addiction? Is there any clear demarcation between the two?

addictions2 This transformation is so swift that we are not able to understand it. But the changes in the behavior make it very lucid. Heavy drinkers have a habit of drinking a lot daily but true alcoholics show violent physical reactions too. A heavy drinker may object for depriving him of his drink but an alcohol addict may turn vicious.

Addiction evokes aggressive behavior in the absence of the substance but habit will lead to a complaining attitude. Habits are developed much earlier in life with their reason lost in our sub conscious. A gambler may destroy his life to any limits by expending his entire money in casinos.

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The Real Cause of the Real Problem – Addiction

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Addiction, going by the dictionary meaning, is a state in which you become dependent on a particular thing. But it is not as simple as this simple definition of addiction. It affects every aspect of a person’s life.

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Every sphere of his life is intruded- be it relationship with the peers or vocational associations. It has all types of biological, physiological, psychological effects on the body. We should look into why actually one ends up into this condition. The plausible reason can be traced in the genetic composition of an individual. They develop under certain unusual psychological and environmental conditions. Strained relations with closed ones during important stages of life lead to unusual dependence on things that please. Initially, the individual takes them occasionally as they relieve them of their stress. But when these situations occur again and again, the person starts depending on these things which ultimately lead to addiction.

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Awareness- The Best Way to Prevent AIDS

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All of us have heard and used this saying thousands of times- Prevention is better than cure. The best possible method for prevention is knowledge.

aids(ribbon)Still, many people among us do not have the required knowledge against many fatal diseases which cannot be cured but can be avoided through awareness. AIDS, an acronym to Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome, is one among them. It is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome or HIV virus. The number of people infected with AIDS is increasing day by day. This disease is till date incurable but if little care is taken, it can be prevented.

How the disease is acquired?

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