Medical consequences of alcohol abuse

Alcohol is one of the oldest drugs known and very easily available. Alcohol transports to all parts of the human body from digestive tracts via the blood vessels. It affects every organs of the body including the brains. While controlled or small quantity consumption may not affect the health and instead help improve health, excessive alcohol intake cause various tissue injuries, interfere with hormonal and biochemical regulations of cells and metabolic functions. Alcohol interrupts the neurotransmitter and the receptors.

The following are some medical consequences of alcohol abuse:

  • Accidental injuries
  • skeletal syste
  • gastrointestinal system
  • hepatic system
  • cardiovascular system

 

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One thought on “Medical consequences of alcohol abuse

  1. It’s better to continue to Harvard reference, but also including the hyperlink. You need to be explaining in more detail. For example how and why is alcohol easily transported through the body?

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