The effects of alcohol on the body

By: Deric Heitor

Topic

Alcohol can be very dangerous, and its effects vary from short-term effects, long-term effects, injuries, and in extreme cases, even death.

Some Interesting Facts

  1. Acts as a nervous system depressant
  2. Ethanol is an intoxicating ingredient in beer
  3. While still teen(even in early 20's) your brain is much more vulnerable to addiction
  4. Depressant made from the fermentation of natural sugars in fruits, vegetables and grains
  5. Small does result in short-term effects=reduced tension and relaxation
  6. Reduces your coordination, reaction time, and inhibition
  7. Can damage brain, stomach, live, kidneys and muscles
  8. Dulls senses
  9. Raise pain threshold
  10. Heightened emotional responses
  11. Pain in pancreas
  12. Slurred speech
  13. Shifty eyes
  14. Hallucinations
  15. Muscle cramps
  16. Blackouts
  17. Skinny skeleton
  18. Change in behavior
  19. Troubles for heart
  20. Weaken immune system
http://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol/effects-on-body