Alcohol is a known risk factor for cancers of the mouth, esophagus, liver, colon and breast. Higher consumption of alcohol led to higher risk of death from colon cancer and bile duct cancer. Alcohol kills 2.5 million people annually and is the eighth leading factor for deaths globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. Many people use alcohol to escape from their problems, or to change their personalities.
When a person takes a drink of alcohol, ethanol (the chemical name for drinkable alcohol) irritates the stomach lining, releasing acids. Alcoholic beverages causes damage to the liver and kidneys. Even a small amount starts the problem. Pregnant women or people whose family has an alcohol related background must be extremely cautious and, if possible, not to drink at all. Alcohol consumption has been associated with increased risks for all-cause mortality, motor vehicle crashes, stroke, sudden cardiac arrest, suicide, cancer.
Excessive alcohol consumption increases risks for a cardiomyopathy, cardiac dysrhythmia, sudden cardiac arrest cancer (particularly of the breast and gastrointestinal tract), cirrhosis, fetal alcohol syndrome, and sleep apnea.
Drunk driving takes away countless of innocent lives every year – it is so dangerous to drink and drive- these people are not only putting their lives in danger, but they are endangering others as well- others who have families and loved ones to go back to.
Late night parties, is common among youths and they cannot control themselves from drinking alcohol as it may affect their personality they think. Drinking sometimes may become a habit. People who runs from their problem drink alcohol and try to escape.
ON MAY 22, 2010 , an army officer’s wife returning from a party had five times the permissible limit of alcohol in blood, hit and auto-rickshaw. Two people died in the accident, the Colonel’s wife was arrested and later released on bail. How it is easy to kill innocent people and go scot-free on bail.
There are 5-6 truck accidents on Sher Shah Suri Mag between New Delhi and Ambala Cantt at different places daily.
Car owners use to attend dinners and get drunk, indulge in fast driving and are unable to control the vehicle and face accidents. It is estimated that about 60-65% of accidents are being caused because of drunk driving and one wheeling during night and early hours of morning.
Are you Alcoholic?
Do you drink in parties?
Drinking Alcohol represents your personality?