Menopause, ageing, and alcohol use disorders in women.

Abstract

Alcohol intake affects the female body differently than it affects the male body. This is caused by females' lower levels of dehydrogenase enzymes, the enzyme that breaks down alcohol, coupled with the higher fat/water ratio of the female body. Both these factors cause alcohol levels to rise more quickly after ingestion in women than in men. This makes… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.03.006

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