This section looks at the short and long-term effects that drinking alcohol has on many different parts of body. It includes an interactive tool.
Find out about the main body effects from drinking alcohol, especially from chronic and heavy alcohol use. There are both short-term and long-term effects on the body from drinking alcohol.
Find evidence-based detail about how alcohol affects many different body systems and parts, such as the brain or the liver. There are immediate, short and longer term effects of drinking alcohol.
Use this interactive tool to find out how alcohol affects different parts of your body. You might be surprised how far the effects of alcohol go!
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