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1. There is not a single organ in the human body that is not destroyed by alcohol.

2. All alcoholic “products” necessarily contain ethyl alcohol.

3. The composition of modern beer, wine and vodka includes alcohol – ethyl alcohol (ethanol). Its chemical formula is C2H5OH. It takes place in high school, but, unfortunately, in high school children are not informed that alcohol is a narcotic deadly poison. Also, it is not customary to consider a bottle of vodka, wine or beer as a deadly drug in the midst of the youth and the adult population. But not all that is accepted is true.

4. “Ethyl alcohol – an easily flammable, colorless liquid with a characteristic odor, refers to a powerful drug that causes first arousal, and then a paralysis of the nervous system.” This is the definition of the official GOST 18300 – 72 p. 5.1. on ethyl alcohol in 1972. Unfortunately, under the pressure of the alcohol-tobacco-drug mafia this definition gradually changed its true nature, which is clearly confirmed by subsequent GOST data.

5. Getting into the human body, ethyl alcohol is absorbed through the walls of the stomach and intestines, quickly reaches the liver and appears in the blood.

6. Loss of intelligence, memory, absent-mindedness, schizophrenia, all sorts of psychopathology (often leading to criminal acts) are typical of drinking people (both regularly and moderately) and children of drunkards, drug addicts and alcoholics.

7. The state of intoxication depends on the concentration of alcohol in the blood. The alcohol content in the blood up to 0.5 g / l usually does not cause noticeable changes immediately. At an alcohol concentration of 0.5.1 g / l, no noticeable intoxication is observed, but the nerve centers cease to function normally. This is a very dangerous condition, especially for car drivers. According to the results of numerous medical examinations, the probability of accidents in this case is increased by 14 times. With the accumulation of 2 g / l in the blood, the degree of intoxication increases: gait becomes unstable, speech is disjointed.

8. Alcoholism is accompanied by profound changes in the sexual sphere. There is underdevelopment of the sex cells, both in men and in alcoholic women.

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9. The intoxicated ability to active concentration of attention worsens.

10. It is easily distracted from the business, often switches attention to random minor objects.

11. His ability to remember is deteriorating, surface associations predominate.

12. With the increase in the degree of intoxication, the functional abilities of the visual and auditory analyzers continue to decrease in a person.

13. The time required to identify the signals presented, to make a decision, to implement the motor reaction is increased.

14. The coordination of movements is more violated.

15. Increasing the number of errors in solving any problems, while performing the usual work operations.

16. On the one hand, the intoxicated is subjective. under the temporary effect of alcohol. overestimate their capabilities and underestimate the seriousness of the environment, on the other. he has reduced opportunities to work. These are original scissors. lead to rash actions, mistakes in production activities. With the increase in intoxication, impulsive behavior and the number of mistakes in work activity are increasing.

17. The state of intoxication lasts usually several hours, after which the mood gradually normalizes, and the feeling of vivacity, as a rule, is replaced by lethargy and drowsiness.

18. Changes in mental functions, impaired behavior and coordination of movements appear after a while (about an hour) after taking alcohol, when the concentration of alcohol in the blood reaches a certain level, and disappear when it decreases.

19. After the disappearance of the expressed signs of intoxication, the ability of a number of functional systems of the body, which determine physical and mental performance, continue to be significantly reduced. Partly they are restored gradually, for hours, days, months …

20. “Average” degree of intoxication is characterized by the appearance of more pronounced disorders. Elevated mood, carelessness, complacency is easily replaced by resentment, irritability, spitefulness, which are manifested in the utterance of claims, abuse, aggressive actions. Typical is the inability to restrain one’s feelings and desires.

21. In a state of “average” intoxication, fatal acts are often committed.

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22. The drunk manages his body with difficulty.

23. Coordination of movements is disrupted to such an extent that it can not go in a straight line.

24. The language becomes clumsy, speech – too loud, slow, which is associated with a decrease in hearing during this period.

25. The drunk experiences difficulties in the selection of words, individual words and phrases repeats several times.

26. With an average degree of intoxication, dizziness and ringing in the ears are often felt.

27. Illusory perceptions of the surrounding, gross mistakes in the estimation of the magnitude of objects, the distances between them may appear.

28. In place of the fun and cheerfulness, there is a decrease in interest in the environment, a feeling of fatigue, weakness, and gradually drowsiness.

29. Intoxication of moderate severity gradually turns into sleep.

30. It is not necessary to speak about changes in working capacity in the state of intoxication of the average degree, since this state is incompatible with the performance of any kind of work.

31. A drunk person is only able to break down, spoil, can become the culprit of an accident, accident, fire.

32. Long-term decline in performance is observed after intoxication.

33. For the full restoration of the functions of the nervous and cardiovascular systems, muscle strength and endurance, as a rule, not one day, not one month and even more than one year is required.

34. Alcohol causes changes in oxidation-reduction processes occurring in the tissues of the body.

35. After the elimination of alcohol from the body in the blood, a significant decrease in the level of sugar and an increase in its acidic properties are observed for a considerable time. These changes in the internal environment of the body are accompanied by the manifestation of a number of subjective and objective symptoms: headache, increased fatigue, thirst, unstable depressive mood, sweating, trembling of the limbs, increased palpitation, fluctuations in blood pressure, decreased muscle strength, impaired coordination of movements.

36. “Severe” degree of intoxication is characterized by the appearance of symptoms of deep alcohol poisoning. Often there comes an unconscious state, which may be preceded by dizziness, nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears, numbness of various parts of the body, a deep disruption in the coordination of movements, a decrease in muscle tone.

37. Unconscious state – alcoholic coma – does not always end safely. This stage of intoxication is characterized by the appearance of the patient. He does not react not only to shouting, but even to painful irritations, his face acquires at first a purple-red, and then a pale-cyanotic color.

38. Alcoholism is a severe chronic illness, most of which are difficult to cure. It develops on the basis of regular use of alcohol and is characterized by a special pathological condition of the body: an uncontrollable desire for alcohol, a change in the degree of its tolerance and degradation of the individual.

39. For an alcoholic, intoxication is the best mental state. This attraction does not lend itself to reasonable arguments to stop drinking.

40. Alcoholic directs all the energy, resources and ideas to alcohol extraction, regardless of the actual situation (availability of money in the family, the need to go to work, etc.). Once drinking, he seeks to get drunk to full intoxication, to unconsciousness.

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41. As a rule, alcoholics lost the gag reflex and therefore any amount of alcohol consumed remains in the body. In this regard, talk about increased tolerance of alcohol. But in fact it is – a pathological condition when the body has lost the ability to deal with alcohol intoxication by vomiting and other protection mechanisms.

42. Often, some drinkers are proud to note that their comrades have increased resistance to alcohol, believing that this is related to physical health. But in fact, increased resistance to vodka is the first sign of alcoholism that begins, a symptom of a serious illness.

43. In the later stages of alcoholism, the tolerance of alcohol suddenly decreases and in an overbearing alcoholic even small doses of wine cause the same effect as large portions of vodka in the past. For this stage of alcoholism is characterized by a severe hangover after taking alcohol: poor health, irritability, malignancy. During the so-called drinking-bout, when a person drinks daily, for many days, or even weeks, the pathological phenomena are so pronounced that medical treatment is needed to eliminate them.

44. “Alcohol also preserves the soul and mind of a drunkard, as he preserves anatomical preparations,” wrote Tolstoy. The final stage of such conservation is white fever – one of the characteristic complications during drinking-bout.

45. White fever. the most frequent alcoholic psychosis. It occurs usually in a hangover state, when the drunkard has unconscious fear, insomnia, trembling of hands, nightmares (chases, attacks, etc.), auditory and visual deceptions in the form of noise, calls, motion of shadows. They are forerunners of the white fever. Her symptoms are especially pronounced at night. The patient has bright experiences of a frightening nature. He sees crawling around insects, rats attacking monsters, feels pain from bites, strikes, hears threats. He reacts violently to his hallucinations, defends himself or flees, fleeing persecution.

46. ??The form of epilepsy, which is due exclusively to the abuse of alcoholic poisons, has been identified. Convulsive attacks often come in a state of hangover and stop with abstinence from alcohol. During the attack, the patient’s face pales, he loses consciousness and falls. The patient beats his head on the floor, can get various injuries.

47. With the so-called small alcoholic epilepsy, the patient loses consciousness for a few seconds: suddenly stops talking, freezes, but without falling, he regains consciousness.

48. Regardless of the form of alcoholism, each reception of alcohol causes pronounced changes in the body, and subsequent and increasingly large doses of alcohol lead to mental degradation of the personality and general disease.

49. The average life expectancy of female alcoholics is 10%, and that of male alcoholics is 15% less than non-drinkers. But these are only external signs of harm from alcohol.

50. In women, one of the characteristic consequences of alcoholism is the inability to breastfeed. According to experts, this defect occurs in 30-40% of women who regularly consumed alcoholic poison.

51. Significant influence is exerted by alcohol poisons and on the childbearing function.

52. Alcoholism leads to early aging.

53. A drinking woman of 30 years, as a rule, looks older, and an alcoholic by the age of 40 turns into an old woman.

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54. The negative influence of wine on offspring is known since antiquity.

55. Long before our days, it was noted that people who drink more often have stillbirths and miscarriages. If the child was born alive, then often he lags behind in development and grows mentally inferior.

56. In Russia, for a long time it was considered a bad sign to drink wine at your own wedding. The connection between the health of children and the state of their parents has been noticed in other countries.

57. Contact of the fetus and the newborn with alcohol is dangerous for its physical and mental consequences, and the risk of deformity and disease is higher the higher the level of alcohol exposure to a living organism.

58. It is found out that the effect of alcohol at the stage of intrauterine development leads to underdevelopment of the fetus or some of its organs (ugliness), increased mortality of newborns.

59. Alcohol that enters the child’s body with mother’s milk causes nervous disorders (including mental disorders, mental retardation), diseases of the digestive system (mainly the liver), cardiovascular system, etc.

60. As early as the end of the last century, the French doctor Demme, studying the offspring of alcoholic families, found that almost 50% of their children died in early childhood, while the remaining 10% suffered from epilepsy and edema, 12% grew idiots and only 10% were healthy .

61. At the beginning of its development, the fetus of a future mother still does not have an independent circulation and that with the intake of any doses of alcohol its concentration in the blood of the mother and fetus is the same.

62. Inheritance of mental inferiority from alcoholic parents is beyond doubt.

63. Alcoholism is not genetically transmitted, only propensity to it is derived, resulting from the characteristics of the character received from the parents.

64. A healthy child can not be attracted to alcohol. On the contrary, the taste and smell of alcohol makes him disgusted.

65. To pickling themselves with alcoholic poisons of children pushes curiosity. There are even tragic cases of lethal poisoning of children with alcohol.

66. Alcohol, getting into the child’s body, quickly spreads blood and concentrates in the brain. Due to increased reflex excitability, even small doses of alcohol cause a violent reaction in children, severe symptoms of poisoning.

67. With the systematic intake of alcohol in the children’s body, not only the nervous system suffers, but also the digestive tract, vision, and heart. The liver does not cope with the alcohol load, and its rebirth occurs. Suffer and internal secretion organs, primarily the thyroid gland, pituitary gland, adrenal glands.

68. Against the background of alcohol intoxication teenagers addicted to alcohol can develop diabetes, sexual dysfunction, etc