Each year, students take risks with their lives by drinking more alcohol than their body can handle. This amount differs for each person, based on things like gender and body weight. But we all have a point at which alcohol can become lethal. Use a BAC chart to estimate what would be a lethal dose of alcohol for you, but realize that dangers are present with even moderate doses. If you think someone may have overdosed on alcohol, look for these symptoms:
If the person has any of these symptoms, he or she is suffering from acute alcohol poisoning.
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