Essay Why drink poison when it hurts your body? What it can do to your brain? I think that drinking is like a very bad poison that is going in your body. I also think that it is very addicting and it's hard to stop. I also think they shouldn’t sell it at all, even if your 21 and up. People tend to do stupid stuff when they are on alcohol. It can damage the part of your brain that controls coordination, memory, judgment and decision-making. Drinking makes you dumber you may slur your words and lose coordination, and your reactions will become slower. Approximately 5,000 people under the age of 21 die as a result of underage drinking (above the influence.com). This includes about 1,900 deaths from car accidents, 1,600 homicides, 300 suicides, and hundreds of other deaths due to accidents like falls, burns and drowning. Sometimes, when people want alcohol they kill people to get it. It also damages your brain, stomach, liver, kidneys and muscles. As a teenager and adult, your body is still developing, so damage done to it now will affect the rest of your life. Over time, drinking destroys your body and your looks, So all that work you've done to look good, keep fit goes down and makes you slower. My opinion on alcohol is, statistics show that more teens are killed by alcohol than by all illegal drugs combined. Alcohol is a depressant that affects every part of your body.