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Long-term effects of drinking

Can a year and a half of heavy binge drinking every weekend in college cause any long-term health problems if the drinking is reduced to moderate after that?
Asked On : Mon, 26 Apr 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear user...,

welcoming to HCM...,

Thanks for query.....,

* Long term use of Alcohol in excessive quantities,,,. capable of damaging nearly every organ and..

system in the body ...........

* The developing adolscent brain is particularly vulnerable.........

* Increased risk of developing Alcoholism..
Cardiovascular disease...
Chronic pancreatitis
Alcoholic liver disease...
Heavy drinking with long duration Produces......Liver disease ...
such as Cirrhosis....
withdrawal effects ...
Delirium tremens....
Hence safe maximum level of 140 g to 210 g....
per week..........
o.k. take care.......wish you beast of luck...
Answered: Wed, 9 Nov 2011
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Psychiatrist Dr. Manjula Rau's  Response
dear anonymaous
alcohol effects every part of your body from head to toe
brain eyes heart liver and nerves
pl consult a psychiatrist get your self assesed and see the damages and get treatment
all the best
Answered: Sat, 5 Nov 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. Mild alcohol consumption is accepted, however heavy drinking can cause ill effects... If  it had not caused problems yet, continuing it will probably lead to those problems which includes liver disease, heart condition, strokes.. The time period however for the development of complications are unknown, however, if you are going to contine with the same behaviour, most probably you will end up having one of those conditions by the time you reach 35  years of age.. So stop consuming heavy amount of alcohol...

Answered: Sun, 9 May 2010
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