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Majority of people enjoy taking their favorite alcoholic beverage especially when free from work or even when with friends. Despite being expensive, people of all class of economy afford at least a glass or a tot. From local to industrial and cultural alcoholic drinks they all have some different side effects.
Let's first all look what alcohol is in the first place before we jump into major and minor effects of taking alcohol. Alcohol (also known as ethanol) has a number of effects on health.Picture for illustrative purpose.
Short-term effects of alcohol consumption include intoxication and dehydration. Long-term effects of alcohol consumption include changes in the metabolism of the liver and brain and alcoholism. Alcohol intoxication affects the brain, causing slurred speech, clumsiness, and delayed reflexes.Picture for illustrative purpose.
Alcohol stimulates insulin production, which speeds up glucose metabolism and can result in low blood sugar, causing irritability and possibly death for diabetics.Picture for illustrative purpose.
No matter which type of Alcohol, let's always be responsible while taking it and always remember that excessive consumption of alcohol is harmful to your health. To avoid road accidents always note as well that, excessive consumption of alcohol impairs your judgement and therefore should not drink and drive or operate a machine.
What other side effects of taking alcohol are you aware apart from those mentioned above? Kindly feel free to leave your views and opinions on the comments section below.
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