But there is evidence that shows more rapid progress in the development of

But there is evidence that shows more rapid progress

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the drink. But there is evidence that shows more rapid progress in the development of dependence among women who abuse alcohol and an earlier onset of the adverse consequences of alcoholism, "said Karl Mann, author of the study. The same report also found that women are more prone to anxiety and eating disorders, problems that are closely linked to the abuse of drugs and alcohol. Currently, women consume more alcohol than in the past, because it is socially accepted because they pay less attention to gender stereotypes. The drawback is that apparently the drink does discriminate. The explanation lies in the differences in hormones, metabolism and body mass index. "Alcohol is metabolized differently by men and women, basically for three organic reasons: the amount of water in the body (theirs is lower compared to men of the same weight), the distribution of fats and, above all, the presence of a specific enzyme in the stomach of men, which is virtually absent in women's: alcohol-hydrogenase. These three factors make alcohol tolerance lower in women, and globally tend to increase risks in women. The potential problems
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of abuse are the same (except, obviously, breast cancer): neurological, cardiac, throat cancer, but the odds are higher in women. He adds that, in spite of the harmful effects, from the epidemiological point of view, the probabilities are low, because it ensures that throat cancer attributable to alcohol is less than one percent. that conducts research about the consumption of psychoactive substances. He adds that, in spite of the harmful effects, from the epidemiological point of view, the probabilities are low, because it ensures that throat cancer attributable to alcohol is less than one percent that conducts research about the consumption of psychoactive substances. He adds that, in spite of the harmful effects, from the epidemiological point of view, the probabilities are low, because it ensures that throat cancer attributable to alcohol is less than one percent. Brain: the female alcoholics have greater brain atrophy , and cognitive deficits. They suffer damage to the part of the brain that controls moods, impulses and sleep three times faster than men in their same circumstances. The region that participates in the coordination of multiple brain functions is much smaller in alcoholic women, in relation both to men who drink and to women who do not have problems with alcohol. Patients in one study showed a 50 percent reduction in serotonin function after four years of heavy drinking, while men show the same degree of damage, but with many more years of abuse. Carla A. Green, a researcher at the Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research, explained in Scientific American that women with addictions are more likely to suffer from associated mental conditions. "Due to the relationship between serotonin and depression, and the link between alcohol dependence and depression, the study suggests a pathway in which this
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dependence could lead to depression and more quickly in women." The research showed that
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