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Tolerance
Accepts others differences and allowing them to be who they are.
Detoxification
A process in which the body adjusts to functioning without alcohol.
Cirrhosis
liver tissue is replaced with useless scar tissus, the disease can lead to liver failure and death unless a liver transplant is performed.
Drug
A chemical that causes changes in a person's BODY or behavior (ex. asprin, alcohol)
Alcohol
Is a deep ressant (slows the body's activity) of the CNS (centeral nervous system)
Dependance
when the body develops resistance to a drug.then the body feels it needs that chemical
Intoxification
negative effects that alcohol has on the drinker's body and behavior
Effects of alocohol on the Liver
Fatty liver
Alcoholic hepatitis
Cirrhosis
Effects on the digestive system
Irritation - linning is damaged
Effect on Brain
Addiction
Loss of brain functions
brain damage
Effects on Cardiovascular
Heart
Enlarged heart
high blood pressure
Inhibitions
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physical effects of alcohol abuse
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behavioral effects of alcohol abuse
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