What’s the difference between drinking in moderation and having a drinking problem? Here we review the definitions of each. We also talk about potential benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, as well as the consequences of chronic, long-term, or binge drinking. Learn how alcohol can be used to benefit or harm you.
alcohol side effects
Chronic alcohol abuse can damage the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system. It can also cause severe health effects to all other parts of your body. Read this article and learn about the long term effects of alcohol on the body.
Consuming larger quantities of alcoholic drinks, frequently and for a long period of time can cause significant physical and mental changes. More in this infographic.
The costs attributed to drinking problems add up to ~ $223.5 billion a year. That is $807 for every man, woman, and child in the U.S., or about $2.05 per drink. Learn more about the REAL COSTS of alcohol use in this infographic.
Did you know that the harm alcohol causes in the body can directly influence your brain and your psychological health? We explain more here, and you can learn better from graphically shown data.
An infographic showing what effects the long-term alcohol misuse can have on the brain.on the brain.
Are you aware of the mental and physical health implication that are the result of continuous alcohol misuse? You can learn more by exploring this infographic.
An infographic showing the implications of prolonged alcohol abuse for men and women RE: sex and sexuality. Also, what happens to the fetus when a mother drinks during pregnancy? And how does drinking affect breastfed children? Find out here.
What are the side effects of alcohol withdrawal? Why do they occur? When do you need to get immediate help for dangerous side effects? Answers to these questions here.
Powdered alcohol is a relatively new form of alcohol, and people are already figuring out ways to misuse it. We review the details here.