ALCOHOLIC NEUROPATHY

any of the many neurologic disruptions, such as tiredness and irregular skin senses, such as feeling numb, prickling, and burning, which are incidental to prolonged alcoholism. The signs are comparable to those of beriberi, implying that B-vitamin insufficiency is a possible cause for it.

ALCOHOLIC NEUROPATHY: "The pins and needles sensation Tommy often feels is a direct result of alcoholic neuropathy due to his binge drinking habit."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALCOHOLIC NEUROPATHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alcoholic-neuropathy/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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