Alcohol is the most abused drug in the world. There is no question about this fact. Alcohol abuse is not only a problem for the young but also for the aged. Alcohol is considered the most deadly drug, because it affects the human body in many ways. It affects your brain by causing damage that could never be repaired. It affects the heart, by directly affecting the muscle. By drinking alcohol the risk of hypertension is increased, the sequel is a stroke. Your lungs are also affected, oxygen is not able to be circulated and used due to respiratory depression.
If you are interested in having children and you are a male, you must be cognizant about the fact that alcohol damages cells in the testes, or if you are simply interested in having sex, alcohol causes impotence and sterility. If you are a woman it also can affect your sex life, unpredictable menstrual cycles, ovaries malfunction. What is the saddest thing is that when a woman gets pregnant the risk of having a child with fetal alcohol syndrome is very high. Furthermore alcohol can and it does hurt the liver. As you already know the liver is responsible for filtering alcohol from your blood. Alcohol literally kills the liver, by poisoning liver cells, the sequel is cirrhosis of the liver. When drinking alcohol your body is unable to fight infection, due to weakened immune system.
A wise man wrote the Proverb stating that wine is a mocker and beer a brawler, and the one who allows to be led by them is not wise. If you are a parent, set a good example to your children, do not drink alcohol, which leads to debauchery. You and I must strive to live good, excellent, virtuous lives( Be filled with the Spirit, not by “spirits”).