Alcohol and Your Family Tree
June 6, 2013
Physical and personality traits are passed down from generation to generation. Even health issues such as alcoholism can be inherited. Many factors affect your risk for developing alcohol problems, including which family members are alcoholic and how close they are to you. Your risk of developing this disease may be greater than you think. Check out our infographic on genetics and alcoholism in the family to see the likelihood of alcohol abuse in your immediate and extended family.