Early Stages of Alcoholism
dependence on mood-altering effects, uncomfortable at social events, drinking every day (3-5 drinks a day on average)
Middle Stages of Alcoholism
blackouts, change in friends, excuses to drink, tremors
Late Stages of Alcoholism
round the clock binges, loss of job, debt, serious illness, death (no help)
Dangers of steroid use for men
shrinkage of testicles, infertility, breast development
Dangers of steroid use for women
excessive body hair growth, deepening voice, male patterned baldness
Dangers of steroid use for both sexes
severe acne, rants of rage, heart problems, liver failure, tumors
continued use of alcohol despite knowledge of having a persistent or recurrent social, occupational, psychological, or problem caused bu the use of alcohol
any substance which when taken into the body, alters or modifies one or more body functions
having 5 or more drinks in a row
fetal alcohol syndrome
growth, mental, and physical problems that may occur in a baby when a mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy.
a person who covers up, or makes excuses for an alcoholic.
withdrawal symptoms which include disorientation and hallucinations.
process by which beer and wine are made from grains and grapes.
process used to produce concentrated forms of alcohol.
a chronic, crippling disease caused by smoking, which destroys lung tissue and makes breathing very difficult.
drinking more than last year
planning on drinking in advance
driving while under the influence
planning on drinking 1 or 2 drinks but ends up drinking more
secretly concerned about your drinking
chugging drinks especially the 1st or 2nd
List the warning signs of alcohol dependence
difficulty concentrating, change in friends, change in school performance
What are common signs for physical and emotional deterioration related to drug use?
lung cancer, low birth weight, bladder cancer, heart disease
What are the health problems related to the use of tobacco?
liver disease, heart disease, malnutrition
What are the health problems related to the use of alcohol?
bronchitis, impaired immune system, interference w/memory, learning, and problem solving
The most commonly used illegal drug in the United States is Marijuana. What are the health problems related to the long-term use of marijuana?