The Effects of Consuming Alcohol

The Effects of Consuming Alcohol




Blood alcohol content is a term which is used for signifying the concentration of alcohol in the blood. It is meaningful for providing the standard measurement and comparison of the intoxication level in the blood.

Generally, blood alcohol concentration is signified by the percentage by the mass per quantity. It method that if it is signified 0.10%, your blood contains 1 gram alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood. It is also measure as grams of alcohol per one litter blood.

However, the measurement of each individual may be different since it is also influenced some factors excluded the amount of drinks which is consumed. Those factors include the weight of the body, the percentage of fat from each individual or gender. consequently, the alcohol intoxication is not determined by the number of alcohol consumed.

There are some effects of alcohol for your body which you have to know. It is able to rule you to a light disease or already the most fatal one, death. One of the impacts is Euphoria. This is the early intoxication stage. It is indicated by the BAC level at 0.03 up to 0.12%. The person who gets this kind of intoxication looks more relaxed, over confident, or already without any inhibitions.

The second intoxication is lethargy. The BAC level in this phase is in the range of 0.09 to 0.23%. In this phase, the individual starts losing body balance, getting clouded vision and looks sleepy. The third phase is confusion. The BAC level in this phase ranges from 0.17 to 0.28%. It is signified by the individual being intense in either emotions and feeling. Another characteristic is dizziness and nausea, however it seems disinctive in this phase.

Some other impacts include the stupor which is indicated by the BAC in the range of 0.25 to 0.39%. The individual in this phase lose and regain consciousness at regular intervals. It is possible to cause coma. Another impact is coma. The range of the BAC in this phase is 0.35 to 0.50%. It is indicated by unconsciousness and poor body. It also causes the drop of pulmonary beats and decline in breathing. The last and the most fatal one is death. The BAC is in more than 0.50%. It can cause the failure of central nervous system which can rule to death.




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