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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkBeer, Wine & Spirits · 1 month ago

Why does drinking alcohol make you drunk?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Because your liver can't break it down as fast as you cohnsume it.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because alcohol is a poison.  When you get drunk, you are semi-poisoned.

    It is hard to drink enough to actually DIE from it, but it can happen.

    But always, when you drink, you are killing some of your brain and liver cells .. probably not enough to notice, until enough have been killed, over time .. and by then it is too late to do anything about it.

    It is especially damaging if the person's brain has not finished growing (which happens in the early-mid 20's) ... too much drinking before than can create problems with emotional/impulse control and cause problems on the job and in their personal relationships too.  For the rest of their life.

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