6. Excessive alcohol use causes inflammation
Regular consumption of alcohol is known to have many detrimental effects, namely inflammation of the liver and larynx. Additionally, if there is repeated inflammation at these sites, there is a likelihood of tumor growth which could lead to cancer. There are many other illnesses that can occur from repeated drinking. A study was conducted in 2008 by Moreno, on patients with chronic alcohol abuse, and how it affected their intake of essential nutrients, leading to distinctive malnourishment.