EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE

Alcohol abuse and alcoholism have detrimental effects on your health both in the short and long-term.

Brain

Brain

  • Irreversible brain damage
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • Mood and personality changes
  • Anxiety and depression
Eyes

Eyes

  • Dilation
  • Hallucinations
  • Angle-closure glaucoma
  • Permanent vision loss
Teeth

Teeth

  • Tooth decay
  • Loss of some or all teeth
  • Meth mouth
  • Stripped tooth enamel
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM

CIRCULATORY SYSTEM

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Blood clotting
  • Anemia
HEART

HEART

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Fatal heart attack
  • Myocarditis
  • Endocarditis
  • Vascular thrombosis
  • Pulmonary edema
LUNGS

LUNGS

  • Chemical impact
  • Aspiration pneumonitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung infections
  • Tuberculosis
LIVER

LIVER

  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Damage
STOMACH

STOMACH

  • Ulcers
  • Perforation of organ walls
  • Damage to the digestive system
  • Gangrene
  • Internal hemorrhaging
KIDNEYS

KIDNEYS

  • Lesions on the kidneys
  • Kidney cancer
  • Renal failure
  • Kidney failure
  • Irregular hormone levels
PANCREAS

PANCREAS

  • Pancreatitis
  • Diabetes
SKIN

SKIN

  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Redness
  • Rash
  • Acne
REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Imbalanced testosterone
  • Fertility problems
  • Decreased sperm count
BONES

BONES

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • TMJ and dental deterioration
  • Arthritis
  • Sinal Injury
JOINTS

JOINTS

  • Arthritis
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Sprains/strains
  • Inflammation
  • Infection