Every country and almost every town has its on rules on what is binge drinking.
As if every town was a Valkenfuckingvania!
YOU JUST CAN`T ARBITRARILY CHANGE THE FUCKING “RULE” AT WILL!!!
BECAUSE IF YOU DO THIS, THEN I BECOME A LITTLE NAPOLEON TOO, JUST AS FUCKING GOOD AS YOU ARE, AND THEN I MAKE MY OWN FUCKING RULES.
IN FACT AS IMPRACTICAL AS IT IS UNLESS A GOVERNMENT IS WILLING TO INVEST to provide a breathalyzer for EACH DRINKER save your money on wasted reports.
THE ONLY RULE IS BAC!*
*(BAC Blood Alcohol Content)
THAT`S IT AND THAT`S ALL!
END OF THE FUCKING STORY!
(Mind you they already waste plenty of money in senseless humongous reports that don’t do shit so my investment is not any crazier than theirs.)
the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) recently redefined the term "binge drinking" as any time one reaches a peak BAC of 0.08% or higher as opposed to some (arguably) arbitrary number of drinks in an evening.
THE NIAAA SEEMS TO BE THE ONLY INSTITUTE IN THE WORLD WITH A BRAIN AS EVERY OTHER COUNTRY ALONG WITH TOM, DICK, AND HARRY ALL ESTABLISHED SOME ARBITRARY NUMBERS COMING STRAIGHT OUT OF A HAT AND THEY CHANGE IT AT WILL ALSO.
THE MOST RIDICULOUS TREND IS TO “EQUALIZE” MEN AND WOMEN NOW IN A POLITICALLY CORRECT BUT SO SCIENTIFICALLY AND BIOLOGICALLY INCORRECT WAY.
SO IN A WAY WE, MEN, HAVE BEEN EMASCULATED. THIS FACT IS ALSO QUITE INTRIGUING AS TO WHY INSTEAD DIDN`T THEY BRING THE WOMEN UP IF WE`RE EQUAL?
THE DATA (BODY FLUIDS, LIVER FUNCTION, AND AVERAGE WEIGHT) IS NOT THE SAME THEREFORE THE RESULTS WILL NOT BE THE SAME! DUH! *
BACK TO BAC HERE!
ACTUALLY IF ONE WANTED TO MESS WITH THE STUPID SYSTEM, ALL ONE HAS TO DO IS TO MOVE IN THE MOST FAVORABLE COUNTRY, PORTUGAL COMING TO MIND HERE, where one is “allowed” much more drinks before being considered a binger.
BACK TO BAC DOESN`T NECESSARILY MEAN YOU CAN DRIVE EITHER SINCE HERE AGAIN EVERY COUNTRY SETS HIS OWN RULES AS IF YOU COULD MEASURE THE PAIN AND DEATH OF IT ALL.
So if the country and its people are willing to make a change, an investment in a personal breathalyzer would be the only solution still remembering that most drunk don`t give much of a fuck about that number if not as a challenge to make it as high as possible without dying.
* Greater Physiological Impairment
The interval between onset of drinking-related problems and entry into treatment appears to be shorter for women than for men (15,16). Moreover, studies of women alcoholics in treatment suggest that they often experience greater physiological impairment earlier in their drinking careers, despite having consumed less alcohol than men (17,18). These findings suggest that the development of consequences associated with heavy drinking may be accelerated or "telescoped" in women.
In addition to these many psych osocial and epidemiological differences, the sexes also experience different physiological effects of alcohol. Women become intoxicated after drinking smaller quantities of alcohol than are needed to produce intoxication in men (19). Three possible mechanisms may explain this response.
First, women have lower total body water content than men of comparable size. After alcohol is consumed, it diffuses uniformly into all body water, both inside and outside cells. Because of their smaller quantity of body water, women achieve higher concentrations of alcohol in their blood than men after drinking equivalent amounts of alcohol. More simply, blood alcohol concentration in women may be likened to the result of dropping the same quantity of alcohol into a smaller pail of water.
Second, diminished activity of alcohol dehydrogenase (the primary enzyme involved in the metabolism of alcohol) in the stomach also may contribute to the gender-related differences in blood alcohol concentrations and a woman's heightened vulnerability to the physiological consequences of drinking. Julkunen and colleagues (20) demonstrated in rats that a substantial amount of alcohol is metabolized by gastric alcohol dehydrogenase in the stomach before it enters the systemic circulation.