Effects Of Drinking Too Much Alcohol

1496 Words Dec 9th, 2016 6 Pages
Side Effects Of Drinking Too Much Alcohol We all know the power and influence alcohol can have over our minds and for many it has become so deep-rooted in our life’s that a gathering is almost always associated with drinking. Many of us don’t think about the negative side effects that drinking too much alcohol at once or long-term, has on our bodies. So how much alcohol, is too much alcohol? According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) "moderate drinking, is no more than one drink per day for women and two drinks per day for men, Translating to seven or fewer drinks per week for women and 14 or fewer drinks per week for men." A standard drink is a 12-ounce beer, 8-ounce of malt liquor, a 5-ounce glass of wine or a 1.5-ounce shot of liquor. For anyone that falls into this category or under, the effects of alcohol over time might not concern you, as you are within the moderate drinking levels. However someone(myself) who drinks more than the moderate drinker or binge drinks(four drinks in one hour for women and five drinks for men) on a semi-annual basis should take an interest in the knowledge presented. I, myself, use to drink throughout the day, bars, clubs, gatherings as soon as i got home, granite most of these were scocial events but I also drank alot by myself. From $400 liqour bill to replacing a bottle of liqour at home every 2 days. Got to a point where i was always a little tipsy, would drink on lunch break during work hours just to…
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