Negative Effects of Alcohol

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Alcoholism affects people in many ways. Age does not matter with this concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control in the United States, more than 88,000 people die from alcohol abuse each year in the United States. Alcohol continues to be one of the most preventable causes of death in the country, yet it is still Sparking concern.
Furthermore, alcohol is the most widely used addictive substance in the United States. 1 in 10 adults in the United States suffers from alcohol abuse. Excessive alcohol consumption, even once, can cause serious health problems, chronic diseases, and even death. Alcohol abuse also affects the behavior of all those who consume it, so it can cause certain problems to people, such as car accidents and violence while under the effects of alcohol.
Adding on, alcoholism can cause effects on the entire human body, especially the brain, heart, pancreas, mouth, liver, and immune system. Also, alcohol can increase the chance of diseases such as gastritis, heart disease, liver diseases, pancreatitis, epilepsy, depression, blurry vision, anemia, and other fatal diseases. Alcohol abuse may worsen some health problems like diabetes, osteoporosis, memory loss, high blood pressure, and mood disorders.
In conclusion, the main effects of alcohol are on the nervous system, causing characteristic changes in the behavior and awareness of people who are under the influence of alcohol. It can also cause severe damage to the nervous system that results in many different types of damages to the human body.