5 Paragraph Essay Cause and Effect

One of the major problems in society is alcoholism. The effects of this disease are very dangerous and serious. It can cause many problems in a person’s life without the person even knowing. We will discuss the physical, psychological, and emotional effects of alcoholism and what causes it to happen.

The first effects of alcoholism are physical. These are the most important because these can cause your death. For example, alcoholism causes cancer in the stomach, kidneys, and liver. Besides, alcohol alters the digestion of nutrients that the body needs to stay healthy. Alcoholism also causes severe damage in the neurons, so it causes alterations in the body movements, loss of appetite, and depression. There are other effects in the body like gastritis and cirrhosis of the liver. All these physical consequences could cause your death if you drink alcohol in mass quantities. Losing your life or poisoning it is not worth the joy of drinking. Take care of your body because it’s the only one you have.

The second effects caused by alcoholism are psychological. At the beginning, alcohol makes you feel relaxed, but if you drink it in excess, it increases anxiety and causes depression. It also causes family and legal problems, violence, changes of behavior, suicide among others. Alcohol is very powerful and alters all your normal behaviors. Many people believe that they can handle their drinking and that it won’t affect them at all. For some this may be true, but for others it is a cover up for what can really happen. Since alcohol alters the perception of most people, they make decisions that could change the rest of their lives. One of the most common ones is drinking and driving. Each year numerous amounts of people are killed in drunk driving incidents. This means jail time, fines, suspensions, and even worse, death. The chance that you could take your own life, or someone else’s life on account that you wanted to have a good time is very serious. So always think before you drink and drive.

The third effects of alcoholism are emotionally. Alcoholism affects families all over America, and some families are even divided because of it. Alcoholism can definitely take a toll and someone when it causes them to lose their family, their job, and even their sense of well-being. It can lead to depression and a down fall of someone’s life. Why risk everything you have for a drink? It becomes a habit, taking over your life that one day you won’t be able to control. Some might get help, while others lose faith and it drives them to the end. It isn’t worth losing everything you love.

In conclusion, the effects of alcoholism which are physical, psychological, and mentally. It can cause many problems that affect your life in all aspects. Alcohol alters your brain, muscles, digestion process, and other disorders that affect your health. It also can cause you depression or changes in your behavior that result in problems with your family, friends, and with yourself. So before you drink ask yourself is it really worth losing it all?


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