When an alcoholic can’t eat, it may be a sign of a serious health condition related to alcohol abuse. Long-term heavy drinking can damage the digestive system and liver, leading to malnutrition and other health problems. If an alcoholic is unable to eat or experiencing digestive issues, it is important to seek medical attention and treatment. In severe cases, hospitalization may be necessary to address the physical effects of alcohol abuse and provide nutrition and hydration support. It is also important to seek treatment for the underlying addiction to prevent further damage to the body and improve overall health.