Effects of Alcohol on the body systems

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  • Alcohol
    • Digestive
      • Liver Damage - Long Term
      • Liver Cancer - Long Term
      • Increased risk of mouth, throat, stomach cancer
    • Reproductive
      • Male
        • Infertility - Sperm isn't Viable (Long Term)
        • Impetence - Cant have sex (Short Term)
      • Female
        • Infertility
        • Induce Miscarriage
        • Cause birth defects
    • Renal
      • Increased Urine output (Short term)
      • Dehydration
        • Kidney damage
      • Bladder Infections/kidney infections
    • Nervous
      • Temperature Control Centres
      • Memory loss - Short/long term
      • Brain Damage (Long Term)
      • Loss of co-ordination (Short term)
      • Loss of Conciousness
    • Skeletal
      • supply of energy - decrease in glucose supply
      • Increased risk of osteoporosis
    • Cardio
      • High intake over a long duration = Heart Disease
      • Increased Blood Pressure = Increased risk of Heart attack
      • Likelihood of obesity +increased risk of heart disease

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