Too much alcohol is bad for your feet!

The entire body is negatively affected by alcohol. Even after a modest amount of alcohol, it can lead to the appearance and development of numerous diseases and conditions that can lead to poor health in addition to its direct destructive consequences. After some time, a tolerance to alcohol’s effects develops when substantial doses of alcohol are continuously absorbed. Alcohol causes central nervous system cells to become accustomed to tolerance.

Alcoholism is characterized as a behavioral disorder, or a deviant type of conduct, that develops because of long-term, excessive alcohol usage.

Symptoms

Movement and sensation can both be impacted by alcohol-related neuropathy. Minor discomfort to severe disability are the symptoms. The condition can lower your quality of life even though it is not a life-threatening one.

Alcoholic neuropathy can cause numbness, tingling, burning, gritty feelings, cramps and spasms in the muscles, muscle weakness and atrophy, loss of muscle function, and mobility abnormalities.

Consequences

However, persistent alcohol usage can have more detrimental effects on your feet. Of course, occasionally enjoying a pint of beer or a glass of wine won’t do any harm to your health. It has detrimental effects on the body as well as the mind, such as high blood pressure, poor social skills, and a liver that is unable to regenerate.

Swelling 

Alcohol use can make your body retain water since you consume water, ethanol, carbohydrates, and fats depending on what you mix it with when you drink it. Your body can store sugar, fat, and water, but it has no other mechanism for processing alcohol but to filter it out. However, your body essentially treats it as poison when it enters your bloodstream.

In other words, as your body processes alcohol first, water is stored in your body, leading to water retention, and ultimately swelling.

Dry feet

Psoriasis, a skin condition that causes red, scaly areas of skin all over the body, including the feet, is one of the negative effects of binge drinking. Additionally, even the simplest activities like walking can be quite uncomfortable when psoriasis affects one’s feet. Additionally, foot psoriasis can cause pitting, discoloration, and thickness of the nails, which can affect a person’s quality of life both physically and emotionally. And last, drinking alcohol dehydrates your entire body, which can result in fissures or blisters on the skin above your heels as well as dry, scaly skin all over your feet.

Treatment

The most crucial aspect of treatment is abstinence, or stopping drinking, but before that, a thorough assessment and treatment of the patient are required to identify any existing illnesses or problems that can make withdrawal more difficult.