Essay about Alcohol: Alcohol Effects Woman

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One of the biggest problems people cope with today is the addiction of drugs and alcohol. Alcohol is the most lethal drug causing injuries, health problems and even deaths to people worldwide. In today's modern society alcohol addiction and alcohol abuse has become one of the most complex, life-threatening issues.
Most depressed individuals usually indulge themselves in bars or pubs with their alcohols to escape from their stressful life. It has become increasingly alarming how alcohol does not only attract the adults, but also teenagers these days. It has always been evident that alcohol has an effect on brain function, which in-turn impairs the behavior of a person. Alcohol is expected to play social lubricant and aphrodisiac. When it comes to being social alcohol does seem to have a loosening effect on people, however, it is almost the opposite sexually. Alcohol actually acts as more of a suppressant when sex is brought into the picture. It has only be known to be a sort of aphrodisiac because that is the way it is perceived and that is the way in which people choose to perceive it. Given the choice between two women, one holding an alcoholic drink and the other not, a man will more often pick the women with the alcoholic drink due to the fact that alcohol is a precursor to the possibility of having intercourse. Taking an example, people drinking in a bar are more likely to engage in a fight and eventually harm one another. Alcohol is one of the most used and misused drugs known to man. One reason alcohol is misused is because it is accepted in society, people drink to be sociable. Many restaurants offer some form of alcohol on their menus. Alcohol is usually included at celebrations or family and social gatherings. Domestic violence show a big involvement of high quantities of alcohol and other drugs. These increase the level of aggression. Alcoholism and child abuse, including incest, seem tightly intertwined as well. Parents, being under alcohol influence, abuse their children. The most important thing in this statement is that not only the abusers tend to be heavy drinkers, but the children abused will also become drinkers or drugs.
Alcohol effects woman, men, boy or girl. Women are more likely to drink if their depressed or had a death in their family. Women are affected by alcohol easily because; they tend to have a higher proportion of body fat than men. Women absorb up to nearly 30% more alcohol into their bloodstream than men of the same height and weight, who drink the same amount of alcohol. When average-size woman has more than one drink, it will have almost the same effect as two drinks do for the average-size man. Women are more likely to develop liver damage faster than woman. Some people get alcoholism. Warnings signs of knowing you have it is, drinking alone, feeling depressed. Or also, if someone asks you a question of why you drink so much, you may become defensive over it. You also get used to the drinking, so it doesn’t give you the same effect as the first time. Some people drink more and more to get the same high as the first time. The United States government has placed the legal drinking age at 21 years for all alcoholic beverages, but even with these laws in place, alcohol still remains the most abused substance by many young kids in America. Statistics show that at least eleven million teenagers are underage drinkers, with about half of them binge drinking, meaning they usually have more than five drinks in one occasion. People who start drinking at an early age are five times more likely to experience alcohol related complication later on in their lives.

Alcohol has a big impact on your brain if you start drinking at a young age then it