Staying Young - Lay Off The Booze!
by Jan Winters
(Denver, Colorado, US)
With Every Glass Your Body Clock Is Ticking!
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Did you know that being an alcoholic could affect your skin as well as your health? If you knew what some others knew about it, you probably wouldn’t drink it at all.
It’s ok to have a glass of wine occasionally, but once you start making alcohol your god, then there’s a problem. When it becomes a chronic problem, you can do damage to your body inside and out.
Being an alcoholic won’t help you if you’re trying to stay young. You skin starts to age before your time. This would be the opposite of what you’re trying to do. You can’t expect to stay and look young if your lips are always touching a can or bottle.
Did you know that you can gain weight and look out of shape if you become a chronic drinker? As you gain weight, your skin stretches. You may also have red patches on your skin. This usually means that your blood vessels are getting larger from your chronic drinking.
Chronic drinking can also affect how you think. If you get depressed, you immediately want to get something to take away that feeling. However, alcohol is not the answer. As far as their thought process goes, they forget about their emotions and they’re not paying attention to much of anything. If you drink too much alcohol, you could get very sick and get alcohol poisoning.
Your kidneys are a very important part of your body. Kidneys are needed to help flush out the toxins that you don’t need. When you drink alcohol, you can dry out because you would not have consumed more water. Therefore, your kidney will not work the way that they should.
Chronic drinking can mess up the liver. The more you do it, the worse your chances for liver damage are. People that can’t or won’t try to stop drinking can end up with cirrhosis of the liver, which is more often than not, fatal.
There are things you can do to combat this problem if you want to Stay Young .Drink plenty of water, Eat Healthy and get lots of Exercise. If you find yourself having problems trying to stop drinking, seek assistance as soon as possible. The sooner you do it, the sooner you can regain what youth you have left!.