The health risks of alcohol use
A Coggle Diagram about medicine
(Alcohol can interfere with the effects of medicines, and medicines can heighten the effects of alcohol.
), Short term effects of alcohol use.
(Food in the stomach slows down the passage of alcohol into the bloodstream.
), Body size
(A smaller person feels the effect of the same amount of alcohol faster than a larger person does. Because the bigger your body is the easier it is for your body to get rid of the alcohol.
(As the amount of alcohol consumed increases, the level of alcohol in the bloodstream rises.
(Alcohol generally moves into the bloodstream faster in females than in males, because females tend to have smaller bodies than males
), Rate of intake
(If a person drinks alcohol faster than the liver can break it down, the person becomes intoxicated.
), Long-Term Health Risks