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Why underage drinking is bad?
Do you think that drinking is a good thing? Do you think that it would make you cool? Do you even know what alcohol can do to your body? Well, the answer is no. Teenagers nowadays are engaged in underage drinking, and it is affecting their lives. Most of them are teenagers without adults to supervise them, or worst, they have adults around them but they are copying what their parents are doing. They aren’t educated nor informed about what is the difference between the right and wrong.
Unsupervised teenagers tend to have a miserable life around alcohol and drug abuse. With alcohol abuse, their physical and mental health is affected. By physical health, their liver is main organ that is damaged by the alcohol they consume every time they’re drinking. Next to it is the kidneys and other major organs that secrete fluids inside us to protect our body from any illness or diseases. They’re also mentally affected because the pituitary gland (or master gland) of our endocrine system which is responsible for secreting bodily fluids that helps us main homeostasis is affected. Our emotions are affected by the alcoholic drinks we drink and it depends on the amount of alcohol we take. In the long run, heavy drinking can cause severe and permanent brain damage, and your brain can really shrink. In the long run, heavy drinking can cause severe and permanent brain damage, and your brain can really shrink.
Therefore, as a teenager, we must be responsible and mature enough to know what is right from wrong. All of us have our own problems and obstacles in life that we need pass through in order to move forward and one of those is drinking. You’re young and already alcoholic? Take time to reflect because it’s your life that’s on stake and your future. Remember, it is never too late to change.