There has been a study done in Europe on the drinking habits of people, and how it affects their lifespan. The study included more than a million people from several countries. It concluded that people who had a drinking disorder were, on average, expected to die by the time they were in their early fifties.
If you think you may be suffering from alcohol use disorder, do not hesitate to seek out professional help. The sooner you get treatment, the longer you’ll live.
People who can control their drinking aren’t going to walk away scot-free either. A study concluded that people who drink even a small drink regularly have a significantly higher chance of developing a condition which causes arrhythmia in the heart.
- Quite often, people with Alcohol Use Disorder don’t even realize they have an issue.
- If you want to know whether or not you’re suffering from the disorder, try to stop drinking for a month and see how it affects you.
- People with the drinking disorder have a higher mortality rate than the rest of the population from all causes of death, be it – disease, infection or suicide.