Hi I’m Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Miramar news network. Today’s topic of discussion is alcohol’s devastating impact on the body.Let’s start with its affects on the Pancreas and liver. Alcohol abuse can cause pancreatitis which can lead to digestive issues.Moving on to the liver, heavy drinking can cause problems such as fibrosis and liver cancer.Heavy drinking can also affect the heart, by causing high blood pressure, irregular heart beat, strokes and heart failure. In addition, excessive alcohol can cause gum disease, tooth decay and even mouth cancer.Furthermore, heavy drinking frequently causes stomach problems.
Like ulcers and acid reflux. In addition, alcohol abuse effects reproductive health as well, causing erectile dysfunction in men and infertility in women.Also, heavy drinking can lead to osteoporosis and increase one’s risk of fractures.Finally, alcohol abuse can seriously effect the brain. It can shrink the frontal lobes of the brain and even lead to dementia in severe cases. Alcohol abuse can have a devastating impact on the body. If you’re struggling with this type of addiction. There are professionals, much like those at Miramar, who are ready to help. Once again, I’m Elora Murray with the Miramar News Network. Thanks for joining us.