Excessive alcohol consumption leaves its mark on human health. Many of the consequences persist throughout life, and nothing to do about it. So say researchers from the health Systems of California.
In total, the study involved 644 veteran of the Vietnam war. A preliminary survey of volunteers showed that people who are inclined to drink alcohol, have the worst level of physical health and intellect compared to those who do not consume alcohol or is content with small portions.
Interesting another fact. Even youth alcoholism when the person is 25-30 years consume alcohol, and then stops, significantly impairs the health and increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases in old age.
Even excessive craving for alcohol is connected with disorders of the brain. Among alcoholics often there are disorders of self-control and emotional component. As a result, this may lead to the transition from alcohol to other drugs.