5 Natural ways to combat alcohol addiction

Refer to these natural remedies to battle your urge to drink alcohol effectively.

Written by Shriya Sinha | Published : February 14, 2019 6:17 PM IST


Alcohol Addiction

Have you have been trying lately to fight your urge to consume alcohol but have been failing considerably? Does it become super difficult for you to resist alcohol when offered at a party or a social gathering? If the answer is yes, then you certainly know the adverse effects alcohol has on your health. Not only your own health, your alcohol consumption indirectly affects the lives of the people around you for car accidents, physical violence, anger bursts, anxiety episodes, etc. are a few common consequences that follow suit after a heavy drinking episode. It can result in liver issues, hypertension, and is one of the known reasons of deaths worldwide. Here we tell you a few natural ways to fight your alcohol addiction.


Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd can be helpful for diabetics. © Shutterstock


Dates: Dates can make for a great natural detox for you. Just daily have water-soaked dates. It is very effective in decreasing the addiction symptoms and will deter you from going for anther glass of alcohol.


Grapes: Used in making alcohol grapes can be used as an alternative to fight your urge of consuming alcohol. The potassium in grapes maintain your alkaline blood balance and stimulate your kidneys. They help to flush the toxins out of your system and decrease the chances of developing cancer. Next time you feel like drinking just bite those grapes instead.  Also Read - Mental Health Problems And Lack Of Vitamins: Understanding The Connection Between Two