Alcohol can affect the body from head to toe. Some effects can last hours and some can last weeks, months, years or even forever.
Short Term Effects
Short term effects are changes that happen to your body while drinking alcohol and last around 24 hours or until the alcohol leaves your body. Short term effects can include feeling relaxed, having blurred vision, slurring speech and vomiting.
Long Term Effects
Long term effects are changes that happen to your body when you have been drinking too much alcohol over a long period of time. Long term effects can include liver damage, cancer, alcohol related brain damage (ARBD), high blood pressure, mental health problems and weight gain.