Lesson 3: Addiction And Physical Health - Slide  6

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Effects Of Alcohol Abuse On The Brain And Nervous System

Alcohol damages the brain resulting in:

  • Poor memory and problem solving skills
  • Confusion and dementia

Alcohol damages the whole nervous system resulting in:

  • Loss of balance
  • Impotence
  • Numbness of the feet and hands
  • Tremor and blindness

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