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 correct temperature (sweating places moisture on the skin […]

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 during which the drinker does things that seems completely out of […]