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Alcohol Problems and Solutions

This book explains the basic facts of alcohol abuse and  the consequences. Alcoholic Beverages are the "Great Imitators," since regular ingestion of alcoholic beverages in excess produces many disease patterns involving every part of the body. Even moderate alcohol abuse can distort the personality, emotions and intellect of the "social drinker," producing the commonest patterns of psychopathology that afflict our society. The personality distortion is a consequence of brain dysfunction cause by ethanol, other chemical pathogens in alcoholic beverages and malnutrition.

We have different readers in mind:

  • People who are close to an alcoholic and are learning more about how to help
  • People who suspect that they are drinking too much and have enough common sense and instinct for health that they are learning about alcoholism, defining their own problem and planning to solve that problem before it gets out of control
  • People in recovery who are already involved in AA, other programs and are struggling with addictive patterns of eating and drinking and need to learn more about long-term recovery.
  • People who are involved in alcohol abuse prevention programs.
  • People who are involved in the treatment of alcoholics.
  • Good self-care has several components:

  • You learn as much as you can about the problem
  • You avoid dogmatic positions and unrealistic beliefs.
  • You plan to sustain beneficial changes for years to come.

There are a variety of drinking patterns and the range of injury among alcohol abusers is great. Some are mildly injured and can recover on their own with the right tools and techniques. Others are critically injured and need hospitalization and prolonged rehabilitation with custodial supervision. The book also explains how a recovering alcoholic can restore healthy nutrition that will support long-term success. A food holiday on Alpha ENF is often the best way to begin recovery and the Alpha Nutrition Program is an ideal way to design a safer, healthier long-term diet.

Table of Contents

The Problem
A Story
What's Wrong with Our Story?
Alcoholism
Alcoholics as Outlaws
Adolescents
Teenagers, Primitive Tribes and Initiation
Disturbed Teens
Alcohol and Car Crashes
The Solutions
Alcoholics Anonymous
Solution 2 - The Biological Fix
Using the Alpha Nutrition Program
Safe, Effective DeTox
The Setting for Change

An Overview of Human Behavior
Who Am I?
Looking for Something
Drives & Cathexis
Hunger, Pleasure & Eating
Good and Bad Chemicals
One System: PsycheSomaWorld
Wealth and Happiness
Eigenstates
Molecular Switches
Eigenstates & Cocktail Parties
The Addictive Loop
Food Peptides as Drugs
Chocolate, Coffee and Tea
Sugar
Transition
Co-Dependency
Withdrawal
Adapting the Alpha Nutrition Program
Chemistry of Alcoholic Beverages
Distillation
Beer and Ale
Wines
Food Allergy
Ethanol
Metabolism of Ethanol
Adverse Health Effects
Water and Electrolyte Depletion
Vitamin Deficiency
Vitamin B6; Pyridoxine
Vitamin B3 Niacin
Vitamin B12 - Cobalamin
Magnesium
Toxicity to Digestive Organs
Alcohol and Cancer
National Institute (USA) on Alcohol Abuse
 


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  • The Alpha Education series addresses important health issues and their solution. Our books are designed to give you clear and simple directions and at the same time to provide essential scientific information. To solve a medical problem, important changes to diet, exercise and lifestyle are required. Smart people, given the right information, should be able to self-manage and solve their health problems. Selected topics from each book are available in the centers focused on specific diseases. Everyone, who is interested in Nutritional Therapy, will need a copy of the Alpha Nutrition Program. The Author is Stephen Gislason MD.

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    Alpha Program
    Aching & Fatigue
    Air & Breathing
    Alpha Cooking
    Alcohol Problems 
    Gluten Problems 
    Diabetes 2
    Eating & Weight
    Skin Disease
    Feeding Children
    Human Brain
    Food Allergy
    Digestive Disorders
    Food Choices
    Arterial Disease
    Immunology Notes
    Inflammatory Arthritis
    Nutrition Notes

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