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What is Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)?

 Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is the concentration of alcohol in blood.

Alcohol is absorbed into blood through the stomach walls and the intestines while a person is drinking. The blood carries the alcohol to the liver, which breaks down the alcohol … while the excessive amount reaches the brain and the other organs.

A loss of inhibitions is usually one of the first effects. Alcohol is absorbed into blood through the stomach walls and the intestines.  The bloodstream carries the alcohol to the brain and then to the liver which breaks down the alcohol.

The liver can process one unit of alcohol per hour.

 The more you drink, the more the BAC increases. Nevertheless, the exact time a body needs to absorb alcohol differs from person to person.

BAC measurements are also used by the police to control how much you have drunk. E.g. BAC 0.05 means that someone has 0,05 gr of alcohol in his body for every 100ml (0.1L) of blood.

As you drink more alcohol, BAC levels in your blood increase.
 

Nevertheless, the time the body needs to absorb alcohol differs from person to person