Alcohol is an intoxicating substance. The active ingredient in drinks containing alcohol is ethanol. This is produced through the fermentation of grains, vegetables
How is alcohol absorbed in the body?
How is alcohol eliminated from the body?
Short-term effects include:
The elimination of alcohol from the body takes time. Engaging in such
• reduced concentration and coordination;
• increased confidence and a lowering of inhibitions;
• blurred vision and slurred speech;
• mood changes, including aggression or depression;