The brain is one of the single most important organs in the body, without one you're dead and when it doesn't function right many things can go wrong. Alcohol is an addiction that can have very serious effects on the brain. In the source .medicaldaily.com it states that “When alcohol reaches the brain, it disables function by damaging the connective tissue at the end of neurons. This disrupts communication among neurons and makes it harder for an individual to focus or complete minor tasks.” this means that alcohol makes people's brain slower and has your brain at a slower pace.
My fourth reason is that alcohol can lead to liver disease and many other diseases. Alcohol can have a serious affect on the liver and even poison it. There are quite a lot of disease such as liver disease, heart disease, Immune system dysfunction, brain damage, and even cancer. In the article medicalnewstoday.com it states that, “Over time, excessive alcohol use can lead to the development of many chronic diseases and other serious health problems.” with so many diseases this is much worse than marijuana, also marijuana can be used for medical use and help with …show more content…
The earlier a person begins drinking, the greater the risk. A survey of over 40,000 adults indicated that among those who began drinking before age 14, nearly half had become alcohol dependent by the age of 21 but only 9% of people who began drinking after the age of 21 developed alcoholism.” that means people are doing a number of under aged drinking which slows the learning process and development of the brain and becoming alcoholics.
So in general for many of years people have wondered which is worse for you marijuana or alcohol? I believe that alcohol is worse for you because, an overdose can be lethal, others can pay for your actions, your brain suffers also, alcohol can lead to disease, and that you can be harmed both physically and mentally by becoming addicted. In conclusion these are the reasons that I believe that alcohol is worse for your mind, body, and others around you, but keep in mind that marijuana has damaging effects also and I wouldn't recommend using either. Thank