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

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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