One thing common thing with a having a drink is that it is a way of relaxing after a stressful. You should also know that drinking too much is also not good as it can result into your death. By the end of this discussion, you will be able to discover more signs that you are drinking too much.
The first sign, is when it is getting harder to feel a buzz. You find that as time passes by your alcohol tolerance may build up. This will make you to take three drinks to feel a buzz that you used to feel with just a single drink. This way you will spend a lot of drinking and also affecting your health. You find that this expose your body to harmful toxins which weakens your system, impair your brain and interfere with the ability of the liver to filter harmful chemicals.
Apart from that, your memory will start declining. One fun thing that most of the youths enjoy is drinking until they black out. You find that during this time they cannot even remember the things they did. It is essential to note that blacking out is a form of amnesia and during this time your brain cannot function properly to generate new memories. One bad thing with these blackouts is that they damage the brain cells and this will interfere with your cognitive abilities permanently.
When you don’t drink often, but you make up for lost time is another sign. One thing that you should know is that drinking does not mean daily drinking but spree drinking can also be as damaging as regular drinking. It is essential to note that this is a situation when you drink more than four to five bottles within two hours.
Besides, when you start using alcohol as a coping mechanism. It is essential to ask yourself why you are drinking if you start experiencing signs of alcoholism. You should know that alcohol is not the right coping mechanism and even when the contents of the bottle disappear, the uncomfortable feelings will not go.
You can also know that you are drinking much when your life revolves around alcohol. Where you will always be thinking of alcohol even when you are not near that alcohol. You find that this is a sign that you have an unhealthy dependence on alcohol. One thing that you will be requested to do is try to switch things up when you realize that your social plans are always involving alcohol.