Health Effects of Alcohol

The short and long-term effects of alcohol can affect your body, lifestyle and mental health. Armed with the facts you can make an informed choice about your drinking. Find what you need on:  

  • Alcohol's effects on the body 
  • Alcohol and appearance 
  • Alcohol and calories 
  • Alcohol and children and teenagers 
  • Alcohol-related diseases 
  • Hangovers 
  • Alcohol, fertility and pregnancy 

What effect can alcohol have on the body

Alcohol-related diseases

Alcohol and your appearance

Alcohol and calories

Alcohol and children and teenagers

Alcohol and gender



Alcohol and mental health

Alcohol, fertility and pregnancy