There are many things that can happen when you have that extra beer. Below is a quick list of potential health risks that come from increased consumption of alcohol:

  1. Motor vehicle accidents
  2. Falls, drownings, and other accidents
  3. Suicide and homicide
  4. Increased risk for homicide
  5. Risky sex behaviors, unplanned or unwanted pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  6. Fetal alcohol syndrome if a pregnant woman drinks
  7. Alcoholism or alcohol dependence
  8. Chronic liver disease
  9. Head, neck, stomach, and breast cancers