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Affects of alcohol
Alcoholics are obsessed with alcohol and cannot control how much they consume, even if it is causing serious problems at home, work, and financially. It also causes impeared judgement and impaired health.
The 1st effects of alcoholism is impaired health. This is the most important because these can cause poeple death. For example, alcoholism causes cancer in the stomach, kidneys, and liver and cirrhosis. Besides, alcohol alters the digestion of nutrients that the body needs to stay healthy.
The 2ed effects caused by alcoholism are psychological. At the beginning, alcohol makes you feel relaxed, but if you drink it alot, it increases anxiety and causes depression. It also causes family and legal problems, violence, changes of behavior, suicide, among others. And if you drive well drunk that can cause harm to you and to the porple around you.
The 3ed effects of alcoholism are economic. According to the National Institute and Drug Abuse, drug abuse and dependence cost an estimated $98 billion. Alcohol is not cheap. If you drink two or three times in a week, it could cost you about $1000 pesos or more a week. From these financial problems this causes serious family problems.
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org is a website with poeple help friends and family members of alcoholics.
By Grace Lynch B even