Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Abstinent Alcoholics And Postural Sway

Dienstag 22. Dezember 2009 von htm

Excessive sway during quiet standing is a common and significant consequence of chronic alcoholism, even after prolonged sobriety, and can lead to fall-related injury and even death. A new study of residual postural instability in alcohol-abstinent men and women shows that alcoholics improve with prolonged sobriety, but the improvement may not fully erase the problem of instability. (Source: Medical News Today, 12/21/09)

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