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Chapter 13 Lesson 1 and Lesson 2

Alcohol
Alcohol

What is Alcohol
Effects of Alcohol on the body
Alcohol on the individual
Alcohol content of different drinks
and BAC
Alcohol and Teens
Journal Entry
What is Alcohol?

ALCOHOL: IS A DRUG THAT IS


PRODUCED BY A CHEMICAL
REACTION IN FRUITS,
VEGETABLES, and GRAINS.
Ethanol (Sedative)
Depressant
-Slows down body
-Central Nervous System (Brain, Spinal
Cord)
-It is addictive
What does Alcohol affect in
the body?
Brain and Central Nervous System
Mouth and Esophagus
Heart and Blood Vessels
Liver
Stomach and Pancreas
Brain and Nervous
System
SHORT TERM
-Speech is slurred
-Vision is blurred

LONG TERM
-Brain Cells Destroyed. CANT BE
REPLACED
-Nerves: Numbness throughout body
(hands and feet)
Mouth and Esophagus

SHORT TERM
-Tongue, gums and throat affected
(drys out)
-Breath smells of alcohol
LONG TERM
-Esophagus damage (possible
bleeding)
Heart and Blood Vessels

SHORT TERM
-Sweat increases
-Skin becomes flushed
LONG TERM
-High Blood Pressure (blood thins,
loses h2o)
-Damage to heart (blood vessels
harden, less flexible)
Liver

LONG TERM
Liver damage
CIRRHOSIS- SCARRING AND
DESTRUCTION OF LIVER
Liver breaks down the alcohol to
water and CO2.
Liver- removes toxic substances like
alcohol
and drugs
-regulates glucose
Stomach and Pancreas

SHORT TERM
-Stomach acids increase, vomiting and
nausea can result
LONG TERM
-Stomach lining irritation or bleeding
(Ulcers)
-Inflamed pancreas
Pancreas is a major part of digestion,
its juices
aid in digestion
Alcohol and the
Individual
Body Size -Greater effect on smaller
person
Gender -Moves into bloodstream
faster in F
Time Frame- Rapid drinking, rapid
intox.
-Liver cant break down quick enough
Amount- Can cause poisoning
Food- Slows down absorption
Medicine- Dangerous effects, can
Alcohol Content

With .5 oz of pure alcohol all are


equal:
-12 oz. Beer (4% alcohol by volume)
-4 oz. Wine (12% alcohol by volume)
-1.25 oz. Vodka/Whiskey (40%
alcohol by volume)
BAC

*BLOOD ALCOHOL
CONCENTRATION- amount of
alcohol in the blood stream.
.05- (1 Drink) Sedation and loss of
self control
.08- Legally intoxicated.
(Impaired by Alcohol)
.14- Loss of coordination and
judgement
.18- Very slow reaction time
BINGE DRINKING

THE CONSUMPTION OF SEVERAL


ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN A VERY
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
CAN CAUSE DEATH-called
Alcohol
Poisioning
Call 911 No matter
what !!!!
Lifeline law- will not be arrested
Alcohol and Teens

Language skills decrease.


Reduces levels of hormones
essential to growth.
Can delay aspects of sexual maturity.
Alcohol Teens and
Danger
College campus suicide deaths
(66%)
Traffic deaths including alcohol
(50%)
Violent crimes (25%)
Rape cases (33% to 66%)
Activity #1

Come up with 2 ways alcoholic


drinks are similar to other beverages
and come up with 2 ways they are
not.
Activity #2

Share what day to day routine


activities involve skill and precision?
Activity #3

Goggles activities or Debate Legal


Drinking Age
JOURNAL ENTRY

How can alcohol affect your physical


health in a negative way? How can
alcohol affect your goals you have
for school, and life? (How will you
avoid alcohol to stay focused on your
goals?)