Body Reactions to Alcohol

By: Marilu Garcia-Garnica

Nervous System

Alcohol can take control over the central nervous system. It can make delayed reactions, poor coordination, impaired vision and hearing , and the inability to drive effectively. It can also make you believe that drinking often is okay. Afterwards it can cause

  • Hangovers
  • Heart Failure
  • Respiratory failure
  • Weight Gain
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Hypertension
  • Liver disease
  • Increase risk of certain types of cancer
  • Impaired immune system functioning

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