Short-term Effects of Alcohol

Responsible Service of AlcoholAlcohol can affect people differently, some people are able to consume vast amounts of alcohol in a short period of time and feel fine, whereas others can consume two drinks and feel nauseas and can’t control their body. Club Training Online RSA identifies the short-term effects that alcohol can have on a person.   

The reason as to why some people can consume more alcohol than others comes down to the person’s body’s reaction to alcohol, age, sex, weight, fitness level, body chemistry, food, consumption of medicines and drugs.  Therefore, as everyone is different, it means that each person can consume different levels of alcohol and feel diverse effects.

Some of the short-term effects of using alcohol includes:

  • Lack of coordination

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Concentration level decreased

  • Blackouts

  • Memory loss

  • Slower reaction times

  • Lack of inhibitions

  • Blurred vision

  • Slurred speech

  • Road accidents

  • Fires

  • Suicide

  • Death

  • Alcohol poisoning

  • Injuries caused from falling over and/or violence

Alcohol can be dangerous when drank in excess as illustrated. So, ensure that you drink within your limits so that you do not have to experience the side effects. Drink responsibly. And if you wish to learn more about the short- and long-term effects of alcohol – complete a quick online RSA course with Club Training Australia.

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