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What are the health risks of alcoholism?

Health risks of alcoholism include alcoholic liver (which can eventually lead to cirrhosis, then eventual liver failure, which leads to death), heart conditions (abnormal rhythm, enlarged heart), malnutrition, balance problems, cognitive problems, and also accidents from intoxication.

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