Many who drink alcohol are often quick to have preconceived notions of what an alcoholic truly is and how they do not fit this stereotype themselves. For instance, one could point out to others that they only drink beer, wine or other similar drinks with relatively lower alcohol content, as opposed to hard liquor.
One of the most common concerns related to alcoholism is the way it adversely impacts many organs of the body, particularly the liver. Alcohol abuse over a prolonged period can eventually lead to liver disease, which is often life-threatening.
In the later stages, the only known cure to save an individual’s life is a liver transplant. However, a recipient must meet a number of strict eligibility criteria, such as not having drank alcohol for at least six months prior to the liver transplant.
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