"STOP" drinking "ALCOHOL" - part 3
Okay . . . so let's continue our discussion about drinking "ALCOHOL" and what it's doing to our health.
And to do that . . . we need to break it down even more
As we spoke yesterday . . . "alcohol" which is really "ethanol" . . . once in the body . . . breaks down to a chemical called "acetaldehyde".
And "acetaldehyde" , , , is "highly toxic" to the human body and causes damage at the cellular and genomic levels.
Now . . . when "alcohol" is presented to the body and the liver tries to break it down . . . it forms this chemical called "acetaldehyde" and it damages our DNA and prevents the body from repairing that damage.
And when DNA is damaged, a cell can begin to grow out of control and create a cancerous tumor. Therefore . . . a buildup of "acetaldehyde" can increase the risk of all cancers.
Okay . . . so how does this happen you ask???
Well . . . when consuming an "alcoholic" beverage . . . some of this toxic "acetaldehyde" enters the bloodstream, which damages our membranes and causes scar tissue to form.
At that time . . . this process of scarred tissue leads to a hangover, which can also result in a faster heartbeat, headaches, facial flushing, nausea and/or an upset stomach.
But guess what???
The "brain" is the part of the body that's most affected at the beginning of this process by this toxin resulting in a hangover. And "acetaldehyde" becomes a poison to the brain which causes problems with brain activity and impaired memory.
This PEOPLE . . . is called an "acetaldehyde buildup"!!!
So if you experience a hangover, pass out, get flush in the face, feel sick, can't remember things . . .