What Actually Happens in the Body to Make You Drunk
From TED-Ed
00:00 - 05:04
5m 4s

This clip explains how drinking alcohol actually makes you drunk. When the molecules that make up alcohol enter your body, they change the chemical makeup and react with different parts of your body that ultimately makes you feel "drunk."


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