Binge Drinking Effects Your Immune System - Immediately

Updated: Apr 16, 2020

Twenty minutes after having 4 or 5 shots of Vodka participants in a study by Loyola Medical Centre that their immune systems had accelerated. However, hours after reaching the peak level of intoxication experience their immune systems had become less active than when sober.

A few other binge drinking consequences:

· Increases the risk of falls, burns, gunshot wounds, car accidents and other traumatic injuries.

· One-third of trauma patients have alcohol in their systems.

· More likely to die from traumatic injuries.

· Impaired ability to recover from injuries - delayed wound healing, more prone to pneumonia and infections.