THE DANGER OF ALCOHOL TO THE BODY.
Drinking (alcohol) is commonly seen as a means of easing stress, partial moment, enjoyment etc. It makes someone feel relaxed, confident, social etc. The pleasurable effect of alcohol makes it easy to forget the negative effects it have on our body. Alcohol causes slow reflexes, reduced coordination, warped thinking, poor judgment, impaired memories etc.
These negative effects occur every single time one consume even a single bottle of bear. The more one drinks,the stronger the negative effects. Over time, the body becomes damaged from drinking. More damage than you probably can know. Alcohol can cause several types of cancer. Apart from damaging the body. alcohol use has also contributed to depression, anxiety, societal withdrawal, violent behavior, increased unprotected s3x, increased, risk of motor vehicles accident, suicide, domestic violence, domestic injury, drowning etc.
Alcohol does unbelievable several unbelievable damages to our body than thought of and not just the brain and liver alone. Every part of the body is affected negatively from excess drinking. Let's now see what alcohol does to the body. When alcohol is taken, about 35% of it gets absorbed immediately into the blood through the lining of the stomach. the other percent is absorbed gradually into the blood through the small intestine. Once in the blood stream, alcohol diffuses into almost every biological tissue in the body because cell membrane is highly permeable.
When the alcohol consume is more than what one's body can carry or handle, the blood alcoholic level(BAL) of the person is increased. haw fast a person's BAL raises and the effect it has highly depending on a number of components including weight, age, gender, body composition, general health and the presence of drugs or medications. Nevertheless, the presence of alcohol in the body at all have effects on the body. A high BAL means a higher risk.the accepted maximum alcohol intake for men is two (2) bottles. NOTE: Men means male above the age of 18years.
While one (1) bottle women per day. (Women means female above the age of 18). Consuming more than the acceptable bottles is considered problematic drinking. Right from the fir sip, alcohol affect the body starting from the brain followed by an explanation of the effect alcohol has on the body.
Alcohol does an incomprehensible amount of damage to the brain. Those little moments you don't remember from the crazy night before that is temporary amnesia. When you continue with it you can develop Wernicke-korsakoffsyndrome( a memory impairing, vision and speech seizure causing disorder). You won't be able to to form a new memory, you will mumble involuntarily etc. Drinking also releases excess GABA and dopamine two naturally occurring neurotransmitters. GABA is responsible for calming the brain down. While dopamine is responsible for pleasure excess of these two neurotransmitters can cause shortness of breath, high blood pressure, increased heart rate, delusion, spasm, hallucinations, increase in aggression, depression and lots more.
Drinking also releases edophine which is similar to neurotransmitters except that they carry natural pains reducing chemicals instead of messages. Edophine are normally released upon rewarding actions such as s3xual activities, exercises etc. Too much release of this edophine cause depression, low s3x drive, low testosterone, infertility, extreme fatigue etc.
The liver is where alcohol gets metabolized what else n you drink more than one bottle per hour,an average, the liver turns alcohol to acetaldehyde which is toxic and can cause cancer. Excess drinking also cause the liver to accumulate fat which can cause fatty liver disease. A liver that has become clogged with fat cannot perform at efficient level which affects the rest of the body. Fatty liver disease can lead to inflammation of the liver which is known as alcoholic hepatitis. excess drinking especially with alcoholic hepatitis can also lead to cirrhosis. Cirrhosis of the liver happens when liver cell become so damaged that they cannot regenerate. once cirrhosis has occurred, if the person does not stop drinking they can experience liver failure which is extremely fatal. Liver cancer is another common outcome of drinking with cirrhosis.
Alcohol consumption raises the risk of breast cancer. Researchers discovered that even if one drinks a single drink a day,it may increase the risk of breast cancer. thus, estrogen level increases when alcohol is consumed and increase estrogen level is a risk factor of breast cancer. According to breast cancer.org(non profit website) report that research consistently shows that drinking alcoholic beverages can increase the level of estrogen and other hormones associated with hormone receptors positive to breast cancer. It takes only three drinks a week for a woman to have 15% higher risk. If that woman is fifteen years old or younger, the risk is tripled.
Alcohol does two things to the stomach which are very bad. One of them is that it makes the stomach produce more acid than usual which can cause gastritis and it actually also create irritation and inflammation in the stomach lining which can lead to ulcers and bleeding of the. When the lining of the stomach become torn it can lead to anaemia. Stomach pain after drinking could also be a sign of chronic cholecystitis a condition of a gall bladder.
Excessive alcohol use is a common cause of pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas, and it is a major factor for pancreatic cancer. heavy drinking also impairs the pancreas ability to produce insulin which can lead to diabetes.
Heavy drinking can be very hard on the heart it causes cardiomyopathy, which is stretching and dropping of the heart muscle. It also causes myocarditis which is inflammation of the heart muscle, and it also causes arrhythmia which is irregular heartbeat. When alcohol is consumed, it raises blood lipids. This increases the risk of hypertension, heart attack, raised cholesterol and stroke.
Excessive drinking can accelerate the rate bone deterioration and increase the risk of bone fracture and osteoporosis. Calcium is necessary for strong bones and when alcohol is consumed it acts as diuretic and flushes calcium from the bones making them weaker and more susceptible to fracture.
THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Alcohol also affect the central nervous system causing many short term effects like slurred speech, blurred vision, weakened muscle, decrease reactions time and impaired memory. When alcohol is consumed excessively,it can cause cell damage in the central nervous system,creating a condition known as neuropathy.( Neuropathy causes alternating feelings of weakness,burning pains, and nervousness in the bones and feet.
Alcohol consumption, whether excessive, long term or both, causes what are known as adenomas in the colon. these are tiny and benign tumor and are harmless at this stage however, adenomas can develop into polyps which are larger and can be pre cancerous.
In conclusion, alcohol is not friendly to the body. The mind may find it fun but the body does not because it destroys almost every part of the body.
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By jobfundz •
September 21, 2019, 10 AM
Thanks for the info
this is why I hate alcoholic drinks