What is another word for beer potomania?

4 synonyms found


[ bˈi͡ə pˌɒtəmˈe͡ɪni͡ə], [ bˈi‍ə pˌɒtəmˈe‍ɪni‍ə], [ b_ˈiə p_ˌɒ_t_ə_m_ˈeɪ_n_iə]

Beer potomania is a serious medical condition caused by chronic alcohol consumption that results in severe electrolyte imbalances. It can lead to neurological deficits, seizures, and in extreme cases, coma or death. Synonyms for beer potomania include alcoholic ketoacidosis and malnutrition-associated with chronic alcohol abuse. Additional similar terms include alcohol-related encephalopathy and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Each of these terms refers to the various medical complications that can arise from prolonged alcohol use. While some of these conditions can be managed with treatment, the only sure way to prevent them is to avoid excessive alcohol consumption altogether.

Synonyms for Beer potomania:

How to use "Beer potomania" in context?

Beer potomania is a disorder that is characterized by an obsessive interest in beer. People with beer potomania may become so enamored with beer that they develop an abnormal obsession with it. They may spend hours upon hours looking for beers to drink, or worse, may consume an excessive amount of beer.

The origins of beer potomania are unknown, but it seems to have first appeared in the late 1800s. At that time, beer was becoming increasingly popular and there were not enough beers to go around. People with beer potomania obsessively hunted for beers, even going so far as to break into breweries and steal them.

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