My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Ask Your Question

WebMD Answers

120 Characters remaining
120 Characters remaining
  • First, try and keep your question as short as possible.
  • Include specific words that will help us identify questions that may already have your answer.
  • If you don't find your answer, you can post your question to WebMD Experts and Contributors.

Close

You asked: how to tell if someone has an alcohol problem

Read 16,175 Similar Questions
that may already have your answer

OR

Specialty

Organization

Results Filtered by:

Report ThisReport Question
1,216 Answers
19,371 Helpful Votes
60 Followers
A.
Answering the following four questions can help you find out if you or a loved one has a drinking problem:Have you ever felt you should cut down on...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
The nutrients protein, carbohydrates, and fat can be stored in our bodies, but alcohol cannot. For this reason, it takes priority over everything...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
The sugar in our blood, also known as blood glucose, is used for growth and energy. Blood glucose comes from the foods that we eat, the breakdown of...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
Alcohol has been implicated in infertility, early miscarriage, as well as in birth defects. The amount of alcohol consumption necessary to cause...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
Al-Anon-Alateen: 888-4AL-ANON Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 212-870-3400 American Council on Alcoholism treatment referral line: 800-527-5344...
Report ThisReport Question
General Medicine
Nursing
1,282 Answers
19,998 Helpful Votes
231 Followers
A.
It's impossible to say because every individual's system clears alcohol at its own rate. As well, the overall length of time it takes for a...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
There are few medications that are considered effective in treating alcoholism. Zofran (ondansetron) has been found to be effective in treating...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
Alcohol is clearly not essential in our diet and can end up causing considerable problems. Here are some dietary guidelines for alcohol...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
Alcohol is a part of everything, from family dinners to parties, to sporting events and nightcaps. The problems associated with alcoholism are well...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
Clear communication by parents about the negative effects of alcohol, as well as about their expectations regarding drug use, have been found to...
Report ThisReport Question
1,216 Answers
19,371 Helpful Votes
60 Followers
A.
Alcohol abuse and alcoholism cut across gender, race, and nationality. In the U.S., 17.6 million people -- about one in every 12 adults -- abuse...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
When alcohol replaces food, there can be numerous deficiencies caused by the lack of an adequate intake of nutrients. Nutritional deficiencies are...
Report ThisReport Question
53 Answers
283 Helpful Votes
1 Follower
A.
Alcohol affects every single organ in the body when one may think just the liver...
Report ThisReport Question
5,093 Answers
189,796 Helpful Votes
155 Followers
A.
Just a few of the many dangerous effects of alcohol use in teens include the following: Alcohol decreases teens' ability to pay attention. Teens who...
Report ThisReport Question
1,216 Answers
19,371 Helpful Votes
60 Followers
A.
A number of recent national surveys have helped shed light on the relationship between alcohol and other drug use and suicidal behavior. A review of...