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Alcohol and human health

Alcohol and human health

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcohol -- Health aspects.,
  • Alcoholism.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-118) and index.

    Statementedited by Lesley Smart.
    SeriesIntroducing health science
    ContributionsSmart, Lesley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP801.A3 A4148 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21812918M
    ISBN 100199237352
    ISBN 109780199237357
    LC Control Number2008273765

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      The prevalence of alcohol use in the U.S. is widespread. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults from the National Health Interview Survey, the percent of adults 18 years of age and older who were current regular drinkers (at least 12 drinks in the past 12 months) was percent. Smoking and drinking are two lifestyle habits that get a lot of negative criticism in the health industry, and for good reason. They both cause multiple complications with the body that can range from mild to life-threatening. The only exception is moderate consumption of alcohol. One to two alcoholic beverages a day can actually be beneficial.

      The answer has varied over time, but a widely accepted definition of moderate alcohol consumption — as endorsed by the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Agriculture — is one drink or less per day for women or two drinks or less per day for men. The lower recommendation for women isn’t just because they. The effects of long-term alcohol use on the brain may be lifelong. Drinking also creates a higher risk for depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. Drinking during puberty can also change hormones in the body. This can disrupt growth and puberty. Too much alcohol at one time can cause serious injury or death from alcohol poisoning. This can.


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