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Alcohol can damage your body, your lifestyle and your  mental health!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alcohol is a poison

It may not seem like it but alcohol is a poison and can sometimes have lethal consequences.

Alcohol can make you tired and lead to sleepless nights

When you drink more than usual, you may have to get up in the night to go to the toilet. And it’s not just the liquid you’ve drunk that you’ll be getting rid of. Alcohol is a diuretic, which means it encourages the body to lose extra fluid making you dehydrated

Alcohol and illegal drugs.

Alcohol is a depressant. Combine it with a stimulant, such as cocaine, and the two drugs compete with each other. The depressant drug tries to slow the brain/central nervous system down, while the stimulant tries to speed it up – putting your brain/central nervous system under great pressure.

Alcohol and sugar

Alcoholic drinks are empty calories and have no nutritional value, which is bad news for your waistline. But, what many people don’t consider is that they can also be full of sugar. In addition, sugar can make you more susceptible to long term health problems, including life threatening illnesses such as  and diabetes.

Alcohol and your stomach

In the longer term, alcohol is associated with an increased risk of cancer of the mouth, tongue, lip, throat, stomach, pancreas and colon, Other digestive problems caused by drinking too much include acid reflux – where stomach acid burns your throat.  Alcohol can also contribute to developing a peptic ulcer – a painful, open sore in your stomach lining.”

Alcohol and your blood pressure

There isn’t always a clear explanation as to why someone’s blood pressure is high. However, there are several factors that can play a part:

  • Regularly drinking alcohol beyond the low-risk guidelines
  • Not doing enough exercise
  • Being overweight
  • A family history of high blood pressure
  • Consuming too much salt.

Adapted from: https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/alcohol-facts/health-effects-of-alcohol/

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