Alcohol

by Jake Kuchmaner

Harmful Effects of Alcohol

Alcohol effects your nervous system, cardiovascular system, digestive system, and respiratory system. If effects judgement, and memory, as well as control of the body. When there is a low intake of alcohol, your heat rate increases and so does your blood pressure. Higher intake causes irregular heartbeat, decrease in blood pressure and heart rate. Your stomach, liver, and kidneys are all effected in a negative way by alcohol.

When alcohol is consumed, breathing becomes difficult as well as carbon dioxide, that was formed in the liver, is released from the lungs


How to be alcohol free

If you want to remain alcohol free or become alcohol free, you should maintain a healthy body, make responsible decisions, avoid risky behavior, and avoid illegal activities. These will keep you away from using and eventually abusing alcohol. It's hard to say no to your friends, but if you practice saying no and are prepared to say no, it will be easy.


Factors that influence alcohol use

Treatment for alcohol abuse

Although alcoholism cannot be cured, it can be treated. Two thirds of all alcoholics who try to recover do so with proper treatment. Counseling and medication can help an alcohol user set goals to deal with problems of alcohol use. Many resources are available to help people who have a drinking problem. Help is also available for the friends and family of the drinker.


Alcohol facts websites

abovetheinfluence.com‎

brad21.org‎

www2.potsdam.edu‎