a hot day. Food will slow down the absorption of alcohol. If your stomach
the alcohol will pass
into your bloodstream more quickly. On a hot day,
an empty stomach can be especially hannful.
produce hypoglycemia ( low blood sugar),
feel dizzy and weak and shifting your mood rapidly.
7. Find substitutes for alcohol that you
parties. Try one of the new mineral waters with a twist of
lime or lemon, or sip some
fruit juice. Break the habit
of thinking that you need to drink to have
a good time.
you're drinking. You're your attention away from the alcohol
and be sociable. This can help reduce your alcohol intake.
9. Avoid bars
when you are just killing time in an airport or
train station. Buy a
browse in the gift shop.
10. At parties or
dinners, delay having your first
drink as long as possible. If you
amount of time you spend drinking, you won't be able to consume as much
-- and you won't consume as much on an empty stomach.
11. Accept a drink only if you really want one.
When you've reached your limit, politely refuse refills.
12. Think about your
drinking. Is it getting
out of hand? A bad habit can creep up on you if you don't
monitor your behavior.
13. If a friend suggests that you
drinking problem, take
the comment seriously and get help.