Alcohol

Leila - June 27th

Alcohol is a drunk, have different types include beer, wine, and liquor. After alcohol consumption, the alcohol is absorbed by the stomach, enters the bloodstream, and goes to all the tissues. Different factors, such as a person's size, weight, age, and sex, as well as the amount of food and alcohol consumption affect the effects of alcohol. Alcohol is used in so many social situations due to disinhibiting effect. Other effects of moderate alcohol intake include dizziness and talkativeness; the immediate effects of a larger amount of alcohol include slurred speech, disturbed sleep, nausea, and vomiting. Alcohol, even at low doses, significantly impairs the judgment and coordination required to drive a car safely. Low to moderate doses of alcohol can also increase the incidence of a variety of aggressive acts, including domestic violence and child abuse. Hangovers, which consists of headache, nausea, thirst, dizziness, and fatigue, are another possible effects after large amounts consumption of alcohol.

Alcoholism or alcohol addiction is cuased by prolonged, heavy useing of alcohol. Withdrawal symptoms, including severe anxiety, tremors, hallucinations and convulsions, is produced by sudden cessation of long term, extensive alcohol intake. Long-period high dose intake of alcohol, especially when combined with poor nutrition, can lead to permanent damage to vital organs such as the brain and liver. Moreover mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy may give birth to infants with fetal alcohol syndrome, suffer from mental retardation and other irreversible physical abnormalities. In addition, research reveals that children of alcoholic parents are at greater risk to become alcoholics than other children.

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