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The Effects of Alcohol Abuse on Your Stomach

July 9, 2012

Alcohol abuse can effect just about every bodily system, from the brain and the nervous system to the digestive system, including the stomach. We've explored the effects of alcohol abuse on the brain, the liver, the heart and the lungs, but how does alcohol abuse effect the digestive system? Unfortunately the effects of alcohol abuse on your stomach are not good. Alcohol Abuse and the Stomach Alcohol abuse, even short term, puts an individual at risk for a number of gastrointestinal problems. Gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach lining, is surprisingly common among those that abuse alcohol. Individuals that abuse…

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