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One drink of alcohol starts destroying brain cells, plus, it causes a multitude of other health damaging illnesses.

One drink of alcohol starts destroying brain cells, plus, it causes a multitude of other health damaging illnesses.



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    Alcohol Alcohol Presentation Transcript

    • By D. L. Nicovich, M.S.
    • to Any Alcohol
    • What Type of Professional?
    • It’s Not Called Spirits for Nothing
    • Holly-weird says “I Need A Drink”
    • How Alcohol Affects the Body
    • One Drink Can Make Some People Have an Unsound Mind!
      • WHY?
      • Empty Stomach
      • Gender
      • Age
      • Nationality
      • Health Issue
    • Esophagus
      • Alcohol is associated with nearly half of the cancers of the
      • Esophagus
      • Mouth
      • larynx. 
      • People who vomit too intensely after getting drunk can cause tears in
      • their esophagus. 
    • Brain
      • Alcohol
      • Depresses the central nervous system
      • Contracts brain tissue
      • Destroys brain cells -- which unlike many other types of cells in the body, do not regenerate.  
    • Heart
      • Heart disease
      • Stroke
      • High blood pressure
      • Irregular Heartbeats
      • Heart Failure. 
      Alcohol Can Cause:
    • Lungs
      •   Alcohol Can Cause
      • Pulmonary Infections
      • Pneumonia
      • Lung Collapse.  
      • An intoxicated person loses his reflexes and can't clear his airway when he vomits.  
      • Stomach contents may get sucked into the lungs, which can lead to choking or pneumonia.  
    • Liver
      • Alcohol
      • Liver damage often begins with a fatty liver, and may progress to alcoholic hepatitis.
      • Followed by the buildup of scar tissue known as cirrhosis.  
      • Cirrhosis can change the structure of the liver and choke off blood flow . 
      • This can cause varicose veins, which can rupture, triggering catastrophic bleeding. 
    • Liver Cirrhosis, CT Scan
    • Stomach  
      • Alcohol
      • Irritates Stomach
      • Causes Gastritis
      • Ulcers
      • Acid Reflux
      • Gastritis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the stomach. 
      • Erosion in that lining can cause constant oozing of blood into the stomach or, if a vessel ruptures, major bleeding.   
    • Kidneys
      • Alcohol
      • Is a diuretic that increases urine output. 
      • Prolonged heavy drinking can cause kidney failure.   
    • Small intestines & pancreas :
      • Alcohol
      • blocks the absorption and breakdown of nutrients by damaging the cells lining the stomach and intestines, and by decreasing the amount of digestive enzymes secreted by the pancreas.
      • The pancreas can become inflamed and leak digestive enzymes, which then attack the pancreas itself.  
    • Reproductive system
      • ALCOHOL
      • In men , it impairs the production of sperm and testosterone, and can lead to infertility and impotence . 
      • In women , the effect can be decreased estrogen metabolism in the liver which increases the amount of estrogen circulating in the body, which can contribute to menstrual irregularities and even infertility .  
    • Blood  
      • Alcohol can cause
      • Anemia
      • Abnormal blood clotting, which results in excessive bleeding and easy bruising. 
      • Impairs the function of white blood cells , increasing susceptibility to infection.  
    • Joints & Muscles
      • Alcohol can cause
      • Osteoporosis
      • Arthritis
      • Deform the joints. 
      • It can atrophy muscles and cause acute muscle pain and weakness .
    • Research Has Found Causes
      • Numerous food allergies
      • Chemical allergies
      • Hypoglycemia
      • Vitamin deficiencies
      • Mineral deficiencies
    • Hangovers vs. Health
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKHQJc5mG8Y
    • One Struggling Alcoholic Said
      • “I discovered that by eliminating sugar and wheat from my diet that I could eliminate my disabling anxiety and depression.”
    • The Root of Alcoholism?
      • Body Chemistry
    • The Biochemical Approach
      • Detox
      • Repairing the Damage
      • Aftercare
    • Substances must be Removed Permanently for Successful Long Term Sobriety
      • Drugs
      • Alcohol
      • Caffeine (caffeine is a drug that aggravates and promotes *hypoglycemia)
    • SUGAR
      • Sugar (alcohol is a sugar that reaches the brain very quickly. If you continue to eat sugar, it leads to cravings for alcohol .
      • Sugar also aggravates and promotes hypoglycemia)
    • Nicotine
      • - Nicotine (nicotine is a drug that aggravates and promotes hypoglycemia)
      • (*Hypoglycemia is a metabolic disorder that if left untreated most often takes the alcoholic back
      • to the drink )
      • Another important factor that is a common denominator with traditional treatment is that the person with alcoholism needs to stay away from people who drink and drug and places where alcohol and drugs will be present.
      • Dairy Milk and Sugar=Alcohol
    • Do Not Drink Wine Nor Strong Drink
    • Let Her Not Drink Wine or Strong Drink
    • Wine is a mocker , strong drink is raging , and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise
    • It is Not for Kings to Drink Wine, Nor for Princes Strong Drink
    • Give Strong Drink Unto Him That is Ready to Perish
    • Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink, that continue until night, till wine inflame them!
    • 1,400 Students Aged 18 to 24 Killed Every Year Alcohol-Related Accidents
      • Motor vehicle fatalities were the most common form of alcohol-related deaths. The statistics included college students killed in car accidents if the students had alcohol in their blood, even if the level was below the legal limit.
    • Drunk driving accidents injure far more than their immediate teenage victims:
      • a brother or sister may be plagued with guilt for not taking the car keys
      • an older neighbor may forever regret buying the alcohol
      • a classmate may live with nightmares for being the one who was driving drunk but survived.
    • One of his prized possessions was the SUV he had customized.
    • Reggie Stephey was a senior at Lake Travis High School near Austin. He played baseball and football. College was in his future.
    • In 1999, 20 year old Jacqueline Saburido left her family and friends in Venezuela to come to Austin, Texas. She traded flamenco dancing and jet skiing for an adventure in a new country and the chance to learn English.
    • At the same time Jacqui was on her way home, Reggie was driving home, too. Put Reggie was drunk (first time).
    • In a split second, their lives would be changed forever.
    • Their Story CLICK
    • to Any Alcohol The End