Alcohol Side Effects

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Alcohol consumption is very common, and degree of consumption can vary in terms of both frequency and quantity. Based on the usage patterns and every individual’s physiological response to digest alcohol, there could be various side-effects

Excess amount of alcohol is considered as unhealthy for our bodies. It is also considered a central nervous system (CNS) depressant. After consumption of alcohol, when this system is slowed down by alcohol, the body can't react as quickly to the messages the brain is sending

It also affectsheart, liver, pancreas and sometimes develop risk for cancer

Alcohol abuse can also lead to alcoholism, i.e., diagnosed as alcohol use disorder or alcohol addiction, is a disorder in which a person becomes physically and psychologically dependent on alcohol to the point that he or she cannot function without it.

Physical signs of alcohol overconsumption and intoxication are recognizable by most of the adults.

  • Short term effects
  • Slurring of speech
  • Drowsiness
  • Emotional changes
  • Sleep disruption
  • Lowering of body temperatures
  • Symptoms of Excess Alcohol Intake
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Loss of bladder and bowel control
  • Blackouts, in which a drinker does not remember what happened while he or she was drinking
  • Temporary loss of consciousness
  • Coma and death

The side effect of alcohol includes headaches, nausea, and vomiting continue after a drinker is no longer actually intoxicated or experiencing the alcohol high. Following are the possible complication of alcohol abuse

  • Depression
  • Liver Damage
  • Cancer
  • Damage Immune system
  • Reduced Sexual Performance
  • Weight Gain
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Cirrhosis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcers
  • Regular exercise
  • Social gathering
  • Maintain healthy weight
  • Improve nutrition
  • Avoid triggers where the chances of drinking is more
  • Control blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides level
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