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What are the effects of alcohol?

What are the effects of alcohol?

Short/long effects: If someone drinks alcohol short-term health effects, can be hangover, slurred speech, drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach and headaches.High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases. Long term effects include liver disease, nerve damage, sexual problems, permanent damage to the brain.Unintentional injuries car crash, falls, burns, drowning ...Read more

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What physiological effects of alcohol are there?

What physiological effects of alcohol are there?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Effects of alcohol after consuming fatburner pills?

Effects of alcohol after consuming fatburner pills?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the effects of alcohol to the body?

Need expert help here. What are the effects of alcohol to the body?

It slowly pickles : Your insides (liver in particular). Your brain becomes addicted to the quick high. Over time your body needs more and more alcohol to get less of a high. The lower your body weight the faster internal damage ; addiction occurs. ...Read more

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What is the difference between high tolerance wrt alcohol and immunity to effects of alcohol?

What is the difference between high tolerance wrt alcohol and immunity to effects of alcohol?

Semantics?: "high tolerance" meaning can drink a lot and not appear intoxicated? (not necessarily a good thing) usually implies chronic use or use of meds that affect metabolism of alcohol. "immunity to effects" meaning no tissue or organ damage to liver, stomach, heart, pancreas, brain, nervous system, etc.? Means relatively protected by genes, luck, diet, or just moderate intake (or less). ...Read more

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Might your body build up a resistance to the bad health effects of alcohol along with the feel good effects?

Might your body build up a resistance to the bad health effects of alcohol along with the feel good effects?

Tolerance: Over time your body can develop tolerance. It may take higher doses to become intoxicated with it's side effects & it may also take more alcohol just to get a buzz. However, with extensive liver damage - the person may find themselves reacting to smaller and smaller amounts of alcohol. ...Read more

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What are effects of alcohol on the blood?

What are effects of alcohol on the blood?

High blood pressure: Long term heavy drinking, causes high blood pressure. Also the liver damage known to be caused by heavy drinking changes some enzyme that shows in our blood test. Moderate to heavy drinkers also develop macrocytosis " enlaged red blood cell". ...Read more

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Would a damaged liver worsen the effects of alcohol?

Absolutely: Alcohol is a toxin. If your liver is already injured, using alcohol can make this worse. However, a damaged liver should worsen the effects of alcohol elsewhere in the body (such as getting drunk more easily). ...Read more

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What are effects of alcohol on a previously damaged liver?

What are effects of alcohol on a previously damaged liver?

Probably harmful: Alcohol is toxic to the liver. Depending on the extent of previous damage, the reason for the damage, and whether or not the liver was able to recover fully, alcohol could do real harm. ...Read more

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When does the disastrous effects of alcohol and cigarettes start?

If you are an addict: It begins the second that you pick up the first cigarette or the first alcoholic beverage. ...Read more