Listen Up Teens!
Put an end to drinking before it puts an end to you!
Why do teens begin to drink?
How does alcohol affect you?
The Slow Death of an Alcoholic
Long term effects
Possible long term affects of a consistent drinker are as follows:
Damaged Liver: A damaged liver results in the whole body suffering. Liver disease also known as cirrhosis, [which drinkers are at an increased risk to get] causes high blood pressure which can lead to strokes or heart attacks possibly resulting in death. Liver damage also affects your bodies immune systems ability to fight off infections which can result in further complications for a person's health.
Pregnancy: A drinker who becomes pregnant with a child puts their child at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome. This means the child could be born with permanent mental or physical retardation as well as facial abnormalities.
Cancer: Cancer is a very serious illness that alcohol drinkers are more susceptible to. Types of cancer that drinkers are more prone to include mouth, throat, lung, liver, pancreas and rectum cancer.
STOP DRINKING BEFORE ITS TO LATE!