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DEMCO wants you to know.........


Drinking Alcohol can cause High blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease, and digestive problems. Cancer of the breast, mouth, throat, esophagus, voice box, liver, colon, and rectum. Weakening of the immune system increases the chances of getting sick. Learning and memory problems, including dementia and poor school performance.

For those that drink heavily, it is important to know the effects of alcohol on the body. Alcohol is also known to cause:

  • Salivary gland damage.

  • Gum disease and tooth decay.

  • Esophageal ulcers.

  • Acid reflux and heartburn.

  • Stomach ulcers and gastritis.

  • Internal bleeding.

  • Hemorrhoids.

How much alcohol is too much?

For men, binge drinking is 5 or more drinks consumed on one occasion. Underage drinking: Any alcohol use by those under age 21. Heavy drinking: For women, heavy drinking is 8 drinks or more per week. For men, heavy drinking is 15 drinks or more per week.

Do Yourself and the people who love you a Favor and STOP drinking alcohol. You may know what it takes for you to get drunk, but do you know how much of your body you have destroyed !!


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