Dehydration

The average human body is around 70% water. The actual water content is controlled by the brain which keeps a certain percentage as a reserve in case it is suddenly required, most usually for sweating. Sweating is one of the ways in which our bodies maintain the...

Blackouts

When I talk about blackouts I am not talking about falling unconscious after drinking, I am talking about periods of consciousness which the drinker has no memory of. Indeed the term ‘blackout’ usually has even further connotations than this. It is usually a period...