darryl cunningham (tallguywrites) wrote,
darryl cunningham

Alcohol Facts

Only 20 percent of the alcohol you swallow is absorbed by the stomach.

Heavy drinking is blamed for up to 33, 000 deaths a year in the UK.

When you consume alcohol, you lose more water in your urine than you take in the drink itself.

Booze interferes in the nerve endings that control erections.

Binge drinking is thought ot have serious long term health impacts.

After a heavy night out drinking your body is dehydrated which causes your brain to shink away from your skull.

In Britain, nearly one in ten men and one in twenty women drinkers have an alcohol problem.

Long term alcoholics often suffer from alcohol myopathy, a muscle-wasting condition that causes extreme tirdness after physical activity.
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