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Binge drinking is a growing public health crisis

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While in Japan, JGovt ask youth to drink more.

https://www.npr.org/2022/08/25/1119480772/japan-is-urging-its-youth-to-drink-more-alcohol

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Not sure why every medical article has to have a women's angle shoe-horned in. Where are the articles about prostate trouble and things they can't do that to?

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I tried Naltrexone a while back. It made my drink taste like water because it stops the rewired feedback. No buzz at all.

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Binge drinking can become a grave danger to the drinker. In their stupor, they cannot even remember what happened or where they went. This can lead to an increase in violence. This level of drinking eventually leads to death.

What are the 7 levels of drunk?

Your Brain on Alcohol

Subliminal intoxication. With a blood alcohol content (BAC) between 0.01 and 0.05, this is the first stage of intoxication. ...

Euphoria. During the early stages of drinking, your brain releases more dopamine. ...

Excitement. ...

Confusion. ...

Stupor. ...

Coma. ...

Death.

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Binge drinkers need help to defeat their addiction.

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Do some posters support binge drinking?

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While not trying to minimize the damage alcohol addiction does, the idea that binge drinking is somehow a recent trend or a recent problem is laughable. Binge drinking is as old as humanity. Roman orgies anybody? Archaeological digs in Göbekli Tepe in southern Turkey was the scene of Stone Age feasting and drinking. Gilgamesh, the semi-mythic Mesopotamian king who lived around 2,800 BC, is reported to have promised his workers “a river of ale, beer and wine".

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Binge drinkers need help to defeat their addiction.

Depends. From experience in the Navy some who binge drink do so occasionally in certain social settings like squadron parties, but may otherwise go weeks or months without touching alcohol. Then the next big social function comes around that features a lot of alcohol and they end up knee crawling drunk. But yes there are others who, to use an old Navy saying, have a bar stool with the shape of their butt imprinted on it from daily hard drinking after work. I have seen both.

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Binge drinkers are people who start drinking and cannot stop.

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A diagnosis of an alcohol use disorder is now used over outdated terms such as labeling an individual as an alcoholic or having alcoholism.

Oh, so that's what I have. Drinking alcohol gives me 2 hours a day relief from my life. The bad point is waking up dehydrated and anxious because of how it depletes neurotransmitters.

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I have never even tasted or drank any thing alcoholic, I have always felt it was just so pathetic and a complete waste of time and money. I met many people like this at Uni and mostly they were very obnoxious and arrogant, and coud not give a dam about any one else. I never go to bars or clubs because I do not want to mix with any drinkers and nothing will ever change my mind on this matter.

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opheliajadefeldtToday  02:19 pm JST

I have never even tasted or drank any thing alcoholic, I have always felt it was just so pathetic and a complete waste of time and money. I met many people like this at Uni and mostly they were very obnoxious and arrogant, and coud not give a dam about any one else. I never go to bars or clubs because I do not want to mix with any drinkers and nothing will ever change my mind on this matter.

Your point? Why are you replying to a post about something you have never experienced nor have any interest in doing? Or are you suggesting that no one should drink?

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Actually I think people are better off not drinking and I would never try to get anyone to drink.

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@Redemption

I agree.

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