Sex and Weight

Alcohol is highly hydrophilic, so once it enters the systemic circulation, it is distributed evenly throughout total body water (Vd, or the volume of distribution). In general, the larger the person the larger the Vd, so that if two different sized males drink the same quantity of alcohol, a higher peak concentration will be reached in the lighter of the two because he will have a smaller Vd for the alcohol to distribute itself throughout. Similarly, because women have more body fat compared with men, and fat contains no water, higher peak alcohol levels are achieved in women than in men of the same weight. The Vd of alcohol for adult males has been shown to be approx 0.70, compared with 0.60 for adult females (129).

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Alcoholism is something that can't be formed in easy terms. Alcoholism as a whole refers to the circumstance whereby there's an obsession in man to keep ingesting beverages with alcohol content which is injurious to health. The circumstance of alcoholism doesn't let the person addicted have any command over ingestion despite being cognizant of the damaging consequences ensuing from it.

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