6 People Die of Alcohol Poisoning in the US Per Day: CDC

January 11, 2015 3:19 PM

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Whenever blood alcohol level cross its upper limit, it shuts down brain areas that control heart rate, breathing and temperature and as a result the person dies. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism there are many symptoms such as vomiting, difficulty to remain conscious, confusion, a slow heart rate, trouble in breathing and clammy skin.

Health officials became very much surprised over the latest revelations that most of the deaths, caused by drinking, happen in middle-aged adults and not teens or college kids.

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