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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkBeer, Wine & Spirits · 1 decade ago

Why do I get drunk so fast?

I'm 16 years old, 5"2' and I weigh just over 7 stone... Has getting drunk so quickly got anything to do with my weight? I also cry a lot when I'm drunk and feel depressed for days afterwards aswell as hungover! Please give me some advice? Thanks in advance!

11 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Yes, it has everything to do with your weight and the ability of the alcohol to travel through your bloodstream quicker.

  • 1 decade ago

    16 is too young to be drinking, Yes you get drunk quickly because of your weight. The more mass you have the more alcohol your body can absorb. By the way alcohol is a depressant that is why you feel depressed afterwards. Hangovers are caused by dehydration, drink lots of water before and after you drink especially after. Best way to avoid all of this is to not drink in the first place then none of this will affect you.

  • 1 decade ago

    I am laughing quite a bit at reading this. Not sure if that is out of pity or a sick sense of humor.

    Yes it has to do with your:

    1) weight (although I have no idea what the hell a stone is... although I have heard of it... like a hogshead)

    2) gender

    3) age

    4) other factors such as genetics

    For your age you are getting totally destroyed. This of course is going to play with your mental well being. I would recommend that you slow down your drinking a bit until you are a little older. You should be testing your limits (how little can I drink before I feel bad, etc) instead of pushing your limits (how much can I drink before I jump off a building or get alcohol poisoning).

    Source(s): Guys will like you since you are a "cheap date."
  • 1 decade ago

    Some of it does have to do with your small size. But mostly you lack the enzyme "alcohol dehydrogenase." This enzyme breaks down alcohol in the blood. The more you drink the more tolerance you have. This enzyme gives you the "tolerance" to alcohol everyone talks about. So if you want to be able to drink more for some reason, then gradually increase the amount you drink. But for now, be happy that it doesn't take much for you to get drunk. After all, isn't that the point?

    Also, make sure you aren't taking any medicines that interact with alcohol.

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  • Thomas
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Stay away from alcohol. Alcohol tastes aweful anyway. Anyone that has ever tasted any type of alcohol for the first time never enjoys the taste, it is an acquired taste that is developed over time. The same goes for smoking as well. You honestly seem like a very wise, intelligent person - who will make the best choices in these matters in the future.

  • 1 decade ago

    for one unless your country allows you to drink maybee you shouldnt youll definately find that alcohol is your friend when knowoneelse is when your setting your chin or face on the throne and the back splash is on your face did you not eat anything and what is 7 stone and are you drinking a gallon in some places if you can reach over the counter your old enought to drink alcohol if you want to have big regrets keep drinking if you want to be mad at your self keep drinking and kids who start early turn out to be career drinkers i dont like the taste of alcohol i like the effect though i really cant handle it either it stays in your system for like 2 days strips viatamins makes you dehydrated and makes you shed the little micro workers in your intestines which is why you git the runs and if your starting to have liver problems find some young stinging nettle dont just take plants read about them first i drank to not see and hear i saw truth though im glad im not drinking today oh ya and the head ache is from your brain being dehydrated are you waking up stumbleing yet falling on stuff waking up with bruses they say the real you comes out when you drink and for me i do things ive wanted to do like pull the table cloth out and have the stuff on the table but i usually wake up to sleeping on the floor in a pile of news papers face full of drule saying who broke all the glass and made such a mess next to the table puking the next morning and the grand ole saying i will never do this again good luck and dont put the keys in the ignition im not for or against your drinking so i dont know what to tell you its your freedom of choice maybee it works for you it dont for me

    Source(s): me
  • 1 decade ago

    I know what your going on about. Im 20yrs old and i weight 8st, so when i only have 3 glass of smashed. I think yeah, its something to do with your body build/frame. Before you go out, do you have something to eat? Coz if you dont that always have something to do with it. Also do yo drink your drinks really fast? Coz that can do it aswell.

    Its just the booze that makes you feel depressed. One night if im drunk, ill be crying my eyes out and another ill be really happy.

  • 1 decade ago

    Dude, first off, STOP DRINKING!! As with the depression and crying a lot when you're drinking, there is obviously something going on in your personal life (a **** load) that you need to take care of in a sober kind of mind.

    So, if you're going to drink, stick to the Roy Rogers.

  • 1 decade ago

    yor age, weight and everything goe's along with it there is a chart you can get, that shows how much u can drink before you feel like that

  • 1 decade ago

    You guzzle your drinks and alcoholism brings depression and fear into the mix anyway.

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