It’s no secret that alcohol affects your mind and body.

And these effects can be far-reaching, impacting your feelings, personality, movement, and much more.

Check out our infographic to discover a breakdown of the progressive health effects of alcohol consumption, based on the number of drinks you consume and your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) percent.

Learn more about the effects of alcohol

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About Trauma & Emergency Medicine

Emergencies can happen in the blink of an eye or the beat of the heart. And when they do, seconds matter. UPMC’s emergency and trauma care services are ready to provide world-class care, no matter how serious your emergency. All our emergency departments have a full-time staff of emergency specialists at the ready 24 hours a day. We use advanced technology to diagnose and treat your condition and coordinate with your doctor to provide the best care possible. We also have specialized trauma care, including Level 1 trauma centers at UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Mercy, a Level 1 pediatric trauma center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, a Level 2 trauma center at UPMC Hamot, and a trauma center at UPMC Altoona.