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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 are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

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 drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Empty calories : Alcohol, which is basically sugar, gets converted to fat when not burned by the body for the activities of daily living. It is "empty" calories since sugar has no nutritive value. We all need a balanced diet and adequate vitamins to maintain optimum health. ...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?

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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Please explain what effects does drinking a fifth of 80 proof alcohol every night have on the body?

Please explain what effects does drinking a fifth of 80 proof alcohol every night have on the body?

Alcoholism: Drinking a fifth of any alcohol daily is by definition alcoholism. Alcoholism is a disease state - physical, emotional and spiritual. Physically, that much alcohol is damaging the brain, the liver, the kidneys, the heart, the esophagus and stomach. Emotionally and spiritually, the damage can be just as great. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the health consequences of alcohol on the body?

Can you please describe the health consequences of alcohol on the body?

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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How long does alcohol stay in our body?

One ounce/one hour: Alcohol is usually metabolized (removed from your body) at about an ouce an hour. An ounce is the amount of alcohol in one 12 oz beer, one 4 oz glass of wine or one shot of liquor (approx.). Women metabolize it a bit more slowly than men. Drinking slowly and eating can keep you from becoming intoxicated. It is rec. That women not drink more than one oz. Per day and men not more than 2 oz. Per day. ...Read more

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What can alcohol do to your body usually?

What can alcohol do to your body usually?

Many things: Depends on how much you drink, how often, and your own biology/psychology. Safe drinking limits are up to 14 drinks/week in men and 7 drinks/week in women and older people, and no more than 3 drinks on one occasion for women, 4 for men. Those amounts result in mild relaxation, mild disinhibition, decreased anxiety. Higher amounts cause intoxication with impaired driving, and do damage to organs. ...Read more