Lecture 13

Lecture 13 - Effects of Alcohol Low-moderate doses mild...

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1 Effects of Alcohol Low-moderate doses • mild stimulation • loss of inhibitions/ risk taking • motor in-coordination • impaired judgment • loss of emotional control Physiological effects : • vasodilation (feel warm but loosing heat) •decreased ±BP ,±HR ±RR • Renal system: more dilute urine • GI tract: irritate stomach lining inflammation
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2 Mid/Long-Term Alcohol Tolerance Dependence Acute (“hangover”) Long-term/chronic use •~±24±hours ± • nausea / vomiting •fat igue •th irst •headache ** Dependence or Acute toxicity • residual acetaldehyde • excessive fluid loss • gastric irritation • begins within a couple of hours – last several days • shakes •anx iety
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