Effects Of Taking Too Much Alcohol

Effects Of Taking Too Much Alcohol  According to Merriam Webster dictionary, alcoholism is the continued excessive or compulsive use of alcoholic drinks or it is a chronic, a progressive, potentially fatal disorder marked by excessive and usually compulsive drinking of alcohol leading to psychological and physical dependence or addiction. Consumption of too much alcohol above your body capacity can lead to all sort of unpleasant conditions from the tip of the head to your toes.    Here are some negative effects of excessive alcohol intake.  1. Alcohol-dependent.  2. Effect on the circulatory system.  3. Sexual and reproductive health.  4. Skeletal and muscle systems.  5. Inflammatory damage.  Here are some other effects of excessive alcohol.    Accidental injury, alcohol poisoning, anemia, blackouts, blurry vision, breathing difficulties, coma and death, diarrhea, difficulty with balancing, distorted hearing, dizziness, decreased perception and coordination, drowsiness, emotional changes, impaired judgment, hangovers, headaches, loss of bladder and bowel control, lowering of body temperature, memory loss, nausea, vomiting, sleep disruption, slowed reaction times, slower heart rate, slurred speech, temporary loss of consciousness, unprotected sex, violence and many more.      These negative effects of alcoholism are countless. There are more which was not captured in on this piece.     A TINY JOKE    A tutor started a new topic (words and their opposites). He decided to ask the class some few questions about the topic under discussion.    Teacher: Dave, What is the opposite of good?    Dave: Bad.    Teacher: Come?    Dave: Go.    Teacher: Ugly?    Dave: Sexy.    Teacher: You are wrong.    Dave: You are right.    Teacher: Shut up.    Dave: Keep talking.    Teacher: Ok now stop.    Dave: Ok now carry on.    Teacher: Get out of my class.    Dave: Come to my class.    Teacher: Oh my God.    Dave: Oh your devil.    Teacher: You have failed.    Dave: I have passed.    Teacher: Stupid boy, stop talking.      Dave: Stupid man, keep talking.  You can get more of this joke on any post/article from this site.

Alcohol, according to Merriam Webster dictionary, is the continued excessive or compulsive use of alcoholic drinks or it is a chronic, a progressive, potentially fatal disorder marked by excessive and usually compulsive drinking of alcohol leading to psychological and physical dependence or addiction. 

Consumption of too much alcohol above your body capacity can lead to all sort of unpleasant conditions from the tip of the head to the heels of the toes.

Here are some negative effects of excessive alcohol intake.


1. Alcohol-dependent.

Alcohol dependent is when your body cannot function properly without alcohol. It becomes very difficult for alcoholics to do something on your own without the influence of alcohol. In this sense, alcohol serve as a booster for most alcoholics. 

Alcohol affects the brains neurotransmitters, making the brain acquaint itself with the way it’s been affected by these brain chemicals.  This will result in the brain unable to send proper signals to other parts of the body without the influence of alcohol in the body.

People who have build up reliance on liquor cares less about whatever happens to their body due to the alcoholism. They will continue to drink and pay little heed to any genuine physical manifestations caused by the alcohol.

2. Effect on the circulatory system.

The circulatory system is made up of fluids and organs that transport materials across the body. It is also known as the cardiovascular system. 

The circulatory system consists of the heart, blood and blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries). The heart and the lungs can be greatly affected by alcohol. Individuals who are chronic alcoholics, especially women, have a higher risk of heart-related complications than persons who do not take alcohol. Heavy drinking is capable of causing Cardiomyopathy. 

Cardiomyopathy is a condition whereby the heart muscles are unable to pump sufficient blood to the rest of the body. This most of the times lead to heart failure.

Heart attack, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, stroke, heart diseases are all examples of the circulatory system complications.

3. Sexual and reproductive health.

Most people assume drinking alcohol can help boost their performance in bed. But in reality, it is the opposite. Heavy drinking can prevent the production of sex hormones resulting in a decrease in one’s sexual desire not forgetting the likely experience of erectile dysfunction on the part of men. 

Alcoholic women also stand the risk of ceasing their menstruation that puts them at a greater risk for infertility. Pregnant alcoholic women put their unborn baby at risk. They have a higher risk of delivering prematurely or experiencing a miscarriage.

4. Effect On The Skeletal and muscle systems.

Excessive drinking increases the risk of bone fracture and osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease whereby the bone becomes thinner and fragile making it susceptible to fracture. 

This habit may lead to the body bones and body muscles weakening. Alcohol when consumed acts as a diuretic and flushes calcium from the bones making them weaker.

5. Inflammatory damage.

Frequent use of alcohol interferes with the process of the liver breaking down and removing harmful substances from the body. 

Cirrhosis is a common disease related to the liver that is caused by excessive alcohol. Increase damage of the liver makes it difficult to remove toxic substance from the body resulting to waste buildup in the body. The probability for women to develop alcoholic liver diseases is high as compared to that of men.

Here are some other effects of excessive alcohol.

Accidental injury, alcohol poisoning, anaemia, blackouts, blurry vision, breathing difficulties, coma and death, diarrhoea, difficulty with balancing, distorted hearing, dizziness, decreased perception and coordination, drowsiness, emotional changes, impaired judgment, hangovers, headaches, loss of bladder and bowel control, lowering of body temperature, memory loss, nausea, vomiting, sleep disruption, slowed reaction times, slower heart rate, slurred speech, temporary loss of consciousness, unprotected sex, violence and many more.

The negative effects of alcoholism are countless. There are more which was not captured in on this piece.


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