Alcohol Poisoning

Bridgewater, N.J. (October 11, 2013) – According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 80,000 deaths attributable to excessive alcohol use each year in the United States.

Alcohol poisoning occurs when an excessive amount of alcohol is consumed in a short amount of time (binge drinking). The symptoms of alcohol poisoning are:

  • Confusion

  • Loss of coordination

  • Vomiting

  • Seizures

  • Irregular or slow breathing

  • Blue-tinged or pale skin

  • Low body temperature

  • Stupor – when someone’s conscious but unresponsive

  • Unconsciousness

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