How underage drinking effects me and my community
Under age drinkers think that drinking does not mess with your life. They say that I can handle me alcohol or I’m not addicted, when in reality it is them type of people that get the most messed up and harmed. Everybody knows that the legal drinking age is twenty one, but research shows that nearly eighty percent of teens in high school have at least tried alcohol.
They say that alcohol is like a depressant. This means it will slow down your movement of the central nervous system.this is so because it was proven that the alcohol will interact with the messages trying to get to your brain telling you to do something. This will eventually mess up your movements, emotions, vision, and your hearing. They say that you drink to fell less anxious. So the more that you drink the more your brain slows down making you intoxicated.
This makes you slur your words and lose your hand eye coordination. Being drunk effects people differently, some may be friendly and others may become really aggressive. You may also have slw reactions this is why it is a problem of people drinking and driving. When you consume a large amount of alcohol to fast you also take the risk of having alcohol poisoning.
Also teens who drink tend to be more sexually active. This is a problem because the last thing on their mind is protection. This may lead to pregnancy or a sexually transmitted disease. You will also be taking a huge chance at getting hurt or hutting someone else. They say one half of drowning deaths for guys in their teens are related to drinking alcohol. Alcohol also lets you take the chance of having a car crash, committing or being part of a homicide or a suicide.
Also they say that teens who drink five or more drinks from age thirteen have a high chance of getting fat or having problems with their health. You also take the chance of having a high blood pressure by age twenty four. You also take a chance of messing with...