The fact that alcohol consumption can cause major health issues, including cirrhosis of the liver apart from injuries sustained in automobile accidents is perhaps one of the best-kept secrets throughout the world. However, you will need a rethink if you are of the view that only liver ailments and car accident are the only risks caused by alcohol consumption: actually more than 60 diseases have been researched to be related to alcohol consumption.
"Alcohol affects the body in many ways that we are yet ignorant of" as quoted by James C. Garbutt, MD, a psychotherapy lecturer at the North Carolina University at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and also a University researcher of Bowles Centre for Alcohol courses. "It's a very complex small element."
A chronic heavy drinker will be at risk of contracting these 12 health issues among others.