Alcohol is also a drug as it alters with the function of the body. However
alcohol is deemed to be socially acceptable in regulated amount. Alcohol is
a depressant as it slows down and stops signals in the brain and neurons.
The liver is a key organ is removing alcohol from the bloodstream, consuming
too much alcohol can have several short term effect such as:
There are also many long term effects such as damage to the liver and the brain.
Consuming too much alcohol for long periods of time can lead to liver damage
and thus preventing alcohol from being removed from the blood stream.