Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6488



Abusive Drinking is Cause of Metabolic Syndrome and Increases their Risk of Vascular Complications?

Velasco-Contreras ME

Introduction: The consumption of alcohol has abusive behavior epidemic worldwide, complicates the epidemic of obesity, and metabolic syndrome: diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, sinergisar mechanisms for the development of vascular damage, cerebral, myocardial, renal and hepatic these mechanisms have also been associated with the presentation of cancer in general.

Methods: A survey of anonymous reply was designed to collect demographic data, job category, the medical history, questionnaire Fageström to identify smoking and nicotine addiction, and questions related to alcohol consumption in the past 12 months, number of times that has been consumed, consumption amount and less than 3 hours. Over 6 questions to identify symptoms of addiction: tolerance and dependence differently to the presence of alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

Ethical Aspects: All information is recovered with the informed consent of the participants, there was no need to record your name, and data management has been used to identify health problems to establish intervention to modify the harmful aspects of style life IMSS staff related to alcohol abuse, smoking, and unhealthy foods.

Results: The prevalence of alcohol consumption is 38% men and 11% women in them smoking prevalence were 18%, 7 points higher than the prevalence of alcohol consumption. The group reported alcohol abuse, we proceeded to identify symptoms of alcohol addiction results were: Alcohol tolerance 14% men, comparing between doctors and other staff in them was 25%, 6% among women and 22% among women who drive cars. Unit 1:20% men, 13% women. Unit 2:17, 6% men, 10% women Unit 3: 12% male, 6% of women Unit 4: 4% men, 2% women The alcohol withdrawal syndrome 4% men and 2% women Among men the degree of association between obesity and alcohol abuse is higher in the different degrees of addiction and dependency 3 suggests that the high level of alcohol dependence is not associated with obesity because it only consumes calories from the alcohol. Finally in the estimation of the association of alcohol abuse with the presence of chronic diseases and their complications strongly associated with depression and cerebral vascular disease in women with dyslipidemia and depression in men there. And in estimating the association dependent 4 is strongly associated in order from highest to lowest: a heart attack in women, liver cirrhosis in men, and cancer in men, diabetes and hypertension in women in both sexes.

Conclusion: In people suffering from obesity and metabolic syndrome, alcohol abuse and various degrees of addiction are strongly related to the development of vascular complications in women and men relate to cancer.

It is necessary to widely disseminate information on posters and media that enable people to identify if you have problems with alcohol and the risks to which it is exposed by his drinking: from accidental death and violence to obesity and its complications in men and cerebral vascular disease and infarction in women.