Beverage cause

Alcohol

An alcoholic drink, or alcoholic beverage, is a depressant drink that contains a substantial amount of ethanol (informally called alcohol).

Risk C Factor
Measured in mL

There are 3 benefits of Alcohol, including:

Dementia Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Dementia
Brain system

1 study

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Oxidative stress
Lymphatic system

1 study

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Blood Pressure - Hype...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

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There are 26 risks of Alcohol, including:

Oral cavity and pharynx cancer Digestive outcome
Strong increased risk of Oral cavity and phary...
Digestive system

1 study

Violent crime Brain outcome
Strong increased risk of Violent crime
Brain system

2 studies

Congestive Heart Failure Cardiovascular outcome
Strong increased risk of Congestive Heart Failure
Cardiovascular system

1 study

Atrial Fibrillation Cardiovascular outcome
Increased risk of Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular system

3 studies

Larynx cancer Respiratory outcome
Strong increased risk of Larynx cancer
Respiratory system

2 studies

Ovary cancer Reproductive outcome
Increased risk of Ovary cancer
Reproductive system

1 study

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Colorectal Cancer
Digestive system

2 studies

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Caution

Alcohol in low doses causes euphoria, reduced anxiety, and sociability and in higher doses causes intoxication (drunkenness), stupor and unconsciousness. Long-term use can lead to alcohol abuse, physical dependence, and alcoholism.

Recommended Dosage

Maximum of 1 glass of red wine per day

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