With increase in alcohol consumption, drinking alcoholic beverage has become a part of every occasion. The effects of alcohol on your mind and body, begin with the very first sip itself.
After a few drinks, you may feel relaxed or sociable, but the effects grow as you get more drunk. You will find difficulty in doing basic things such as talking, walking and lose your coordination and sense of judgement.
Certain effects of alcohol disappear overnight, whereas some others hang on quite longer or may even become permanent. If you drink heavily at night, then you'll most probably experience hangover the next day.
Excessive drinking can irritate stomach, leading to nausea and sickness. The dehydrating effect of alcohol is the reason, why you wake up with a thumping headache, after heavy drinking the night before.
As the level of alcohol increases in your system, you may lose bladder control, vomit or pass out. Dangerous levels of alcohol in your blood, can cause serious consequences such as coma or even death.
This infographic depicts the effects of alcohol on mind and body at different levels.