Author(s): ROMUALD D?BSKI, TOMASZ PASZKOWSKI, MIROS?AW WIELGO?, VIOLETTA SKRZYPULEC-PLINTA, JACEK TOMASZEWSKI
Ethyl alcohol is widely available, the most popular and the only legal stimulant on the market An intoxicating spear. The toxic effect of alcohol is dependent on sex. After a woman consumes a reference dose of ethanol, the biological effect of alcohol intoxication will be 40% higher compared to that of a man of the same body weight. This phenomenon depends on the differences in the distribution of fat and water in women and men. The female organism shows lower tolerance to alcohol. Efficiency enzymatic pathways metabolizing ethanol in sex The female one is worse. Alcohol metabolism slows down is observed in users of oral combined hormonal contraception. It is also observed faster in women propensity to addiction to alcohol.