Why some people can't handle their drink (while others can)

There are a number of factors that can affect your body's ability to process alcohol

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Why Some People Can't Handle Drinking as Well as Others

Why do some people get more drunk than others?

Apparently, it's down to a number of factors, including body size (the smaller you are, the higher the concentration of alcohol in your blood stream).

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Women also tend to be more affected by alcohol because they have a higher percentage of body fat, which makes it harder to process alcohol.

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Being older is also relevant, because the older you are the less water you have in your body.

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