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What happens if you drink alcohol very fast?

What happens if you drink alcohol very fast?

Alcohol poisoning is a serious — and sometimes deadly — consequence of drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time. Drinking too much too quickly can affect your breathing, heart rate, body temperature and gag reflex and potentially lead to a coma and death.

What can affect how quickly you become impaired on alcohol?

DRINKING | The BodyAmount of Alcohol & Speed of Consumption. The more alcohol and/or the shorter the time period, the higher the Blood Alcohol Content (BAC).Biological / Genetic Risk. Ethnicity. Gender. Body Size and Composition. Stomach Content. Dehydration. Carbonated Beverages.

Does how fast you drink affect your BAC?

How Fast Can You Sober Up? Alcohol leaves the body at an average rate of 0.015 g/100mL/hour, which is the same as reducing your BAC level by 0.015 per hour. For men, this is usually a rate of about one standard drink per hour.

Does alcohol make you impaired?

The short-term effects of consuming excess alcohol can result in lapse of judgment, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, blacking out, slurred speech, and impaired memory. Prolonged use of alcohol is toxic to neurons and can result in neuron death.