Many people who start drinking think that is good for health. Yes, some reports do say so but have you cared to look at the quantity of drink that is prescribed for good health? There is always a limit on the intake of alcohol to make its useful for the human body. Beyond that set limit, it affects the body in a number of ways. Some of the effects that a normal person is aware of are headache, nausea, vomiting, and loss of consciousness for some time, hangovers, loss of muscle control and disorientation etc. However, drink does have some major long term effects on the human body.