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Unformatted text preview: Chronic consumption can result in inflammation of stomach (gastritis) or pancreas (pancreatitis). Alcohol reduces the breakdown of fat, so dietary fat has a greater chance of being stored than used. There can be an abnormal concentration of fat in liver cells over time with chronic consumption. Liver is breaking down alcohol at expense of fats. Fats then accumulate and interfere with functioning of liver. Reversible if stop drinking....
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