The Dangers Of Binge Drinking

Is it really worth it?

Kimberly Pena

Coach Hodnett

Health 2nd Per.

What Is Binge Drinking?

The consumption of an exessive amount of alcohol in a short period of time.
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Why do people binge drink?

  • People are curious to the feeling of binge drinking.
  • Think it might make them feel good.
  • Think it will reduce they're stress.
  • Want to feel more mature.
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(A stressed out person)

Dangers of binge drinking:

  • Committing suicide.
  • Committing murder.
  • Committing child abuse.
  • Committing Domestic violence.
  • Getting high blood pressure.
  • Risk of getting a heart attack.
  • Inflammation of: the stomach, pancreas, brain, or spinal cord.
  • Catching an STD.
  • Poor control of diabetes.
  • Death.
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Statistics:

  • 90% or more of all alcohol consumed by underage drinkers is consumed during binge drinking.
  • More than 38 million adults binge drink in the U.S.
  • Binge drinkers binge drink about 4 times a month.
  • The age group with the most binge drinkers is 18-34 years.
  • People over 65 years old binge drink the most often.
  • Most alcohol-impaired drivers had binge drinked.

People who binge drink in the U.S (2010):

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Conclusion:

Binge drinking is not worth it it could lead to damage that can never be fixed. Don't begin to binge drink and if you already do, try to stop.