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Toxic effects of alcohol on the body.

The effects of alcohol on the skin

Ethyl alcohol is the most consumed psychoactive substance in the world, in addition to being the most used as a starting substance for the youngest. When we drink alcohol, ethanol is absorbed in small amounts in the mouth and esophagus. Then in moderate amounts in the stomach and large intestine, with greater absorption in the small intestine. Once absorbed, it passes into the bloodstream until it reaches the liver. Where it is metabolized in order to break it down and eliminate it from the body. This ethanol in the blood and the metabolites formed in the liver produce toxic effects of alcohol on the body, also affecting the skin. Frequent and prolonged intake of this substance causes both acute and chronic adverse effects of alcohol on health (nutritional, neurological, hepatic, and teratogenic).
Bad impact of alcoholism

Alcoholism, a silent evil

Many of us have heard about alcoholism, possibly we know of a close case, but do you really know what it is and what its consequences are? Alcoholism is a chronic public health disease. Characterized by the excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages that affect. The different areas of the life of a person and their close group (family, friends, colleagues...) generate deterioration in their physical health and mental.
Risk of alcohol overdose

Understanding the risks of alcohol overdose

Celebrating at parties, cheering on a favorite sports team. And enjoying after-work gatherings are all common ways to relax or be with friends. For some people, these occasions may also include the consumption of alcohol. And even more, excessive and dangerous consumption or in high quantities. And when this happens, the consequences can be deadly.
Disadvantages of drinking alcohol

Tips to stop drinking alcohol

Suffering from drug addiction or having an addictive behavior in itself is one of the worst things that can happen to a person in life. Therefore, healing is not an easy task. And it is that wanting to get out of addiction such as alcoholism can become a titanic internal struggle where personal effort and perseverance are two basic aspects to achieving total recovery. Obviously, going to a specialist or even entering an addiction treatment center is the main solution to deal with the problem. Still, there are a number of tips that can help a person to stop drinking alcohol. In this article, we will see what are some of those tips to keep in mind.
Quite alcohol

The most important benefits of quitting alcohol

In a previous post, we talked about alcoholism or alcohol addiction. It is a disease that is characterized by a loss of control over alcohol consumption and an absolute interference in all areas of a person's life, including social, family, and work. The criteria to diagnose an addiction are in the following link.
Disadvantages of wine

Do you suspect that you are drinking too much wine?

Drinking a lot of wine not only causes a hangover headache the next day. But also affects your entire body and can end up, over time, leading to the development of an oncological disease. Therefore, if we recently told you about sugar, a food that is in the spotlight, now it is the turn of wine. A common drink on our tables but dangerous. Since even when we drink it in 'moderation' we are putting our health at risk.