What effects does a high blood alcohol content level have on driving?

Ends it. By getting the driver or someone else killed, or the license revoked or go to prison. Reaction time and judgement are impaired even at low levels. This is general knowledge. Please take jets away from drinkers.

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What are the effects of having a high blood alcohol content?

Alcohol intoxication. Signs and symptoms of acute ethanol intoxication vary with severity and can include slurred speech, nystagmus, disinhibited behavior, incoordination, unsteady gait, memory impairment, stupor, or coma. Acute alcohol intoxication can also induce multiple metabolic derangements including hypoglycemia, lactic acidosis, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hypocalcemia, and hypophosphatemia. Read more...

How does a high blood alcohol content impact diabetes?

Alcohol = calories. 1 gram of alcohol = 7 calories . Check NIH Alcohol calorie calculator http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/Tools/Calculators/Calorie-Calculator.aspx. Read more...

What is legal limit on blood alcohol content?

Blood Alcohol Level. Currently in the US it is 0.08 % (in all states). In countries like Mali, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) or Saudi Arabia it is 0.00 by Muslim Law. The only countries I could find with a higher Blood alcohol content % were Cyprus at 0.09 (but it is changing to 0.05) & Swaziland. . Read more...

What is the relationship between the number of drinks you have and your blood alcohol content?

Not a linear one. It depends on the size and gender of the person. However, your brain function gets impaired with the first drink. Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Read more...

How does our blood alcohol content diminish over time?

Ethanol clearance. There is wide variation in the metabolism of ethanol. The unhabituated drinker clears ethanol from the blood stream at an approximate rate of 15 to 20 mg/dL per hour. Patients with chronic ethanol abuse can clear ethanol at a rate of 25 to 35 mg/dL per hour, or even faster in some cases. Euphoria and mild deficits in coordination, attention, and cognition are seen w/ BAC of 100 mg/dL. Read more...

How does blood alcohol content affect your reaction time?

Alcohol effects. When alcohol reaches the brain, it has the ability to delay signals that are sent between nerve cells that control balance, thinking and movement. Specifically, hyper-activation of gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) A receptors. Activation of GABAA receptors by GABA tends to decrease neuronal excitability. This leads to impairment of both motor function and cognition following Ethanol consumption. Read more...