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.
As someone who studies alcoholism at Bowles Centre for Alcohol Studies (a university) and psychiatry professor at the Chapel Hill School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina, James C. Garbutt, MD has said that "Alcohol does all kinds of things in the body, and we're not fully aware of all its effects". This is a molecule which is pretty complicated.
Given below are the 12 conditions which are linked to chronic heavy drinking.