Author: Lisa

After the Christmas excesses, it is convenient to leave bad habits behind. Today we review the consequences to which you expose yourself if you do not stop drinking alcohol or alcoholic beverages. After the Christmas period, there are many habits that need to be reversed. One of them, perhaps the most harmful, is drinking alcohol frequently. After all, Christmas celebrations between families and friends are usually extended with several drinks or beers too many, and that takes a heavy toll on the body. The most worrying thing is that its consumption goes from being merely casual or only within social environments to becoming chronic and persistent.

It was World Day without Alcohol, the most consumed and accepted legal drug in Spain. According to data from the latest state survey, 62% of the population between 15 and 64 years old has consumed alcohol in the last 30 days, and 78% have done so in the last year. It is one of the main causes of illness and mortality and is related to more than 200 diseases. We explain how alcohol consumption affects your health.

There is no safe level of alcohol consumption. Risk consumption, harmful consumption, episodic excessive consumption. And alcohol dependence is nowadays considered a major public health problem and its causes come together with multiple circumstances and determinants. Harmful use of alcohol is estimated to cause 3.3 million...

Alcohol is a depressant substance of the central nervous system. In addition to having an effect on the brain and changing some of its functions (coordination, attention, memory...), its continued use also affects other organs such as the kidney, liver, or circulatory system. Initially, the effects of alcohol are subtle, but they can be dangerous because a person under its influence is not a good judge of their behavior.