In parties, feasts, meetings, celebration, and almost in every gathering, we drink. Beer. Wine. Rum. Gin. Vodka. Others. All these drink have two things in common – alcohol and danger.
Drinking may be a social skill that everyone is meant to learn. But such thing has limitations and demands responsibility. It may have advantages to our body, but it also has utmost consequences when exploited. Worse, damage may be irreversible. So what are the dangers of drinking? What does long-term drinking do to our body, mind and well-being? How bad are its effects? Here are ten fatal consequences of over drinking alcohol:
1. Cardiovascular system. Alcohol can cause high blood pressure (hypertension) increasing the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. It also weakens heart muscles, which can affect lungs, liver, brain and other body systems and can cause heart failure. In the long run, it can cause the heart to have irregular beating (arrhythmia) and lead to death.