Alcohol

Think Before You Drink

Toxicity

Alcoholic beverages has been consumed by humans since prehistoric times for a variety of hygienic, dietary, medicinal, religious, and recreational reasons.Other alcohols are substantially more poisonous than ethanol. partly because they take much longer to be metabolized and partly because their metabolism produces substances that are even more toxic

Why Do You Want To Drink?

People say they drink it for the effects rather then the taste alcohol produces feeling and relaxation that is mostly why people drink it. it makes them relax when they cant do it them selves

Effects On The Body

when you drink you can get many diseases like Cancer, Heart disease, Arthritis and more. when you drink you have a risk of caner in the liver, pancreas, rectum, breast, mouth, pharynx, larynx and esophagus. you can also get liver disease Causes fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis. you are also getting a higher risk of obesity. Also you can get kidney disease Enlarges the kidneys, alters hormone functions, and increases the risk of kidney failure. and you can get many other diseases too another thing is that you can have your life at risk

Drinking and Driving

Driving while drunk is dangerous and drivers with high blood alcohol content or concentration (BAC) are at greatly increased risk of car accidents, highway injuries and vehicular deaths. when you drink and drive and you get pulled over you can have your license suspended increasing penalties such as fines or jail for drunk driving.

why is alcohol legal

It is legal because the tax revenues are huge. The fact is - and this is well documented - that alcohol and tobacco are legal and they cause more harm financially, emotionally, and physically than ALL ILLEGAL DRUGS combined. They tried to ban it once, and it was such an unpopular constitutional amendment that it was repealed a few months later.

10 Facts About Alcohol

1. alcohol is a depressant.

2.Alcohol can cause both short-term and long-term effects

3. Even a small amount of alcohol can impair the judgement that is required to safely operate an automobile.
4. Alcohol can, and often does, result in serious side effects if consumed with certain medications.
5. Parents who consume alcohol excessively are much more likely to pass this trait onto their child. One of the most well known facts about alcohol is that expectant mothers who consume alcohol may give birth to a child who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
6. If consumed over a prolonged period of time, alcohol may cause damage to major organs, including the liver and/or the brain.
7. In some states, one DUI (Driver Under the Influence) charge may result in probation, jail time, license revocation, a fine or a combination of the aforementioned penalties.
8. Drinking on an empty stomach may increase the likelihood of actually becoming drunk.
9. Alcohol in the home is a temptation, so the removal of it will help to lessen the possibility of consumption.
10. Prolonged consumption of alcohol may result in substantial weight gain which, in turn, can have negative effects on the heart.