Drugs Questions

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Which organ is most often damaged by regularly drinking alcohol?
liver
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Which organ breaks down heroin and alcohol?
liver
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What is a result of the excessive intake of alcohol?
liver damage
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What are effects that may occur as a result of drinking too much alcohol?
addiction, reduced self-control, severe withdrawal symptoms
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What is not an effect pf consumption of alcohol?
stimulation of the nervous system
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Which component of cigarette smoke causes the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood of smokers to be less than non-smokers?
carbon monoxide
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What are 2 effects of smoking cigarettes?
cilia beat more slowly and goblet cells produce more mucus
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What are the effects of tobacco smoke on the gas exchange system?
increased mucus in the airways and increased chance of lung infection
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Immediately after taking alcohol, what are the levels of alcohol in the blood vessels in the liver, gut and kidney?
Liver = medium, Gut = high, Kidney = low
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In what part of the body do drugs break down?
liver
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Where do the breakdown of drugs and the storage of urine occur?
Breakdown of drugs = liver, Storage of urine = bladder
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In which organ is alcohol broken down?
liver
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Why does a heavy smoker have a lot of dust and micro-organisms enter their lungs?
because the cilia in the trachea have been destroyed
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which component of cigarette smoke is most likely to cause lung cancer?
tar
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