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See also: acute alcoholism.
drunkennessThe state of acute alcohol-induced inebriation, which is a factor in1⁄2 of the 35,000 MVAs/yr–US; it plays a role in domestic violence, drownings, falls, fires, homelessness, homicides, suicides. See Sleep drunkenness.
Patient discussion about drunkenness
Q. what are the do and and don't do when you are drunk? is there an easy way to get out of the drunken feeling?
Q. what happens if i will drink and drive? why is it so dangerous? what cause the blurry when you are drunk?
The exact mechanism isn't totally understood, but alcohol acts in a diffuse pattern over many regions of the brain. One doesn't have to be totally drunk in order to be ineligible to drive - relatively small amounts of alcohol may already influence enough to make driving extremely dangerous.
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And remember - if you drink, you don't drive. That's what friends are for.
Q. what are the side effects of drinking to much alcohol? beside getting drunk....
long terms include bone marrow inhibition and liver cirrhosis. both can be deadly.