Binge Drinking Effects Your Immune System - Immediately

Updated: Apr 16

Twenty minutes after having 4 or 5 shots of Vodka participants in a study by Loyola Medical Centre https://www.loyolamedicine.org/news/binge-drinking-immune-young-adultsshowed 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.