The effects of alcohol

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Short term effects.
Slows down activity in the brain and nervous system. Slows down reaction time. Reduces negative feelings. Lowers inhabitions. Blurs vision. Effects coordination. Unconciousness. Vomiting. Stops Breathing.
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Long term effects.
Damage to the brain (eg: blood clots, learning and memory problems), cirrhosis of the liver and addiction.
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The cost to society of alcohol.
Increased violence towards others. Accidents such as falling increased. Increases suicides. 9000 deaths in the UK are directly related to alcohol.
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how many people die on average due to alcohol?
Estimated up to 40,000 deaths.
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On average what percent of money spent on health in the UK is used to treat people who have been drinking excessivley?
5%
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Damage to the brain (eg: blood clots, learning and memory problems), cirrhosis of the liver and addiction.

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Long term effects.

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Increased violence towards others. Accidents such as falling increased. Increases suicides. 9000 deaths in the UK are directly related to alcohol.

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Estimated up to 40,000 deaths.

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5%

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