Drinking alcohol deeply impacts your physical well-being. Some of the side effects of long term alcohol consumption include:
- Shrinking frontal lobes
- Poor oral health including cancer of the mouth
- Decreased lung function
- Liver damage
- Muscle weakness
- Shifty eyes
- Increased heart rate, high blood pressure, heart failure
- Digestive problems, stomach, pancreas, and colon cancer
- Pancreas pain
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