Is alcohol that bad... even in large amounts?!

Question: Is alcohol that bad!.!.!. even in large amounts!?
Well, I mean, I always hear it's bad!.!. but like all my friends drink like twice or even thrice a weekend and they don't seem to have anything wrong with them or anything!.!.!. So is drinking really that bad!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

It may not have any consequences now, but it will in the long run!. If your achieving friend continues and doesn't smack his car into a tree first, it will really screw up his liver!. And yes, you do need it!. You've only got one!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

The consumption of large doses results in drunkenness or intoxication (which may lead to a hangover as the effect wears off) and, depending on the dose and regularity of use, can cause acute respiratory failure or death and with chronic use has medical repercussions!.

Health Effects of Alcohol Consumption:

Increases risk of gouty arthritis

Increases the risk of cancer in the liver, pancreas, rectum, breast, mouth, pharynx, larynx and esophagus

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Causes physical and behavioral abnormalities in the fetus

Heart Disease
Raises blood pressure, blood lipids and the risk of stroke and heart disease in heavy drinkers!. Heart disease is generally lower in light to moderate drinkers!.

Raises blood glucose

Lowers blood glucose, especially for people with diabetes

Kidney Disease
Enlarges the kidneys, alters hormone functions, and increases the risk of kidney failure

Liver Disease
Causes fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis

Increases the risk of protein-energy malnutrition,; low intakes of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin A, vitamin C, thiamine, vitamin B6 and riboflavin, and impaired absorption of calcium, phosphorus, vitamin D and zinc!.

Nervous Disorders
Causes neuropathy and dementia; impairs balance and memory

Increases energy intake, but not a primary cause of obesity

Psychological disturbances
Causes depression, anxiety and insomnia


It makes your brain look like swiss cheese!. Making you stupid, and if you are still in school, failing multiple times because you won't be able to put two and two together!. It's very bad for your health!. Never, ever let it get to an addiction!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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