Get High Fast & Furious: Lethal Smoking Alcohol Trend

on 31/05/13 at 9:50 am

Booze News

imagesDoctors have warned against a new trend where young drinkers inhale their liquor in an effort to gain a greater buzz for fewer calories, by either pouring it over dry ice or ‘freebasing’ it and sucking up the vapors.

Either way, going around the stomach and liver is incredibly risky, doctors said.

Inhaling alcohol is an insidious trend, particularly among college students who may be looking for more extreme ways to get high, Dr. Harris Stratyner, regional clinical vice president of Caron Treatment Centers in New York said.

He has also seen it gain popularity among college-age men and women who may restrict calories before a night of partying – what’s popularly known as “drunkorexia.”

 

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