Alcohol Facts – 125 Interesting Facts About Alcohol
Facts on alcohol
During Prohibition in the 1920s and 30s, the U.S. government has poisoned alcohol killing over 10,000 people.
When alcohol is combined with other depressants like marijuana, the effects of depressants are increased.
When alcohol is combined with stimulants like cocaine, the effects of stimulants are reduced.
Alcohol poisoning occurs when there is so much alcohol is person’s blood stream that the areas of brain controlling the basic functions like breathing, heart rare, temperature control, begin to collapse.
70% adults of age 18 admit that they drank alcoholic beverage at least once, while 80% of college aged students admit to consuming alcohol.
Alcohol is considered a performance enhancing drug in professional shooting, as it relaxes and slows the heart rate giving an extra edge.
Women who drink regularly are a higher risk of liver damage than men if they drink less or drink for a shorter period of time.
Cocaine has been recommended as a treatment for alcoholism, depression, and morphine addiction by Sigmund Freud.
Nearly 1/3 of suicides are due to alcohol abuse.