Chronic alcohol consumption may damage the peripheral nerves, resulting in alcoholic neuropathy. Other side effects of excessive alcohol include poor diet and vitamin deficiencies. Many symptoms can accompany alcoholic neuropathy, including numbness in the hands, fingers, arms, legs, feet, toes, muscle spasms and cramps, muscle weakness, problems with balance and coordination, dizziness, weakness, constipation, diarrhea, and incontinence of urine.
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