How does alcohol affect gastrointestinal (GI) issues?

Alcohol can affect the GI tract by causing chronic liver disease, gastric irritation, pancreatitis, inflammation throughout the body and more, says Venkata Nath, MD, of St. Petersburg General Hospital. Watch this video to learn more.
Tarek Ammar, MD
Tarek Ammar, MD from Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, explains in this video how alcohol affects GI issues, specifically the liver and pancreas. 

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