Alcohol is consumed in small quantities for pleasure, but long-term use or consumption in greater quantities has alarming effects on the body, especially in younger people.
- Alcohol is a depressant and causes poor balance, slurred speech and blurred vision.
- Alcohol targets two brain chemicals: dopamine and serotonin.
- Alcohol acts as an anesthetic on the brain, kills brain cells and causes memory loss.
- Alcohol has striking effects on adolescents.
Alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs worldwide, but some scientists rank it as one of the most dangerous.
It has a number of toxic effects on the body that can damage health in the long-term, and its short-term effects on the brain are striking.
So what exactly does alcohol ...
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