[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”ALCOHOL ABUSE” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The effects of alcohol, when not used safely, are more serious than most people imagine. It could be described as a silent killer in our communities – killing our friends and families. The affects are both physical and mental.
Alcohol abuse has become a bigger problem for societies and clear solutions are difficult to identify and implement.
Ethanol, alcohol inn its pure form, is volatile, flammable, and is used a fuel. It is therefore little wonder that is not good for the body, physically.
EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL
Some negative effects of alcohol;
- Brain damage: – alcohol is proven to kill your brain and nervous system. It will seriously affect your thinking capacity and hence creativity. It can also affect lot of long-lasting psychological effects like anxiety and depression.
- Cancer: – considered as the second biggest reason for cancer, alcohol can promote tumor growth. .
- Liver problems: – liver cirrhosis is a serious liver disease and is arguably the main harmful effect of alcohol. In latter stages, liver damage can develop into liver cancer.
- Heart attacks: – as consuming alcohol increases the blood pressure, it can increase the chances of a heart attack.
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