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Pre-gaming, or Front-loading

Ever wanted to drink a ton of alcohol in a short amount of time? Or wanted to "catch up" with everyone else? It's called front-loading (consuming a large amount of alcohol in a short amount of time). It often centers on hard liquor.

Your body becomes overtaxed in its effort to metabolize alcohol, accelerating the potential harmful health side effects of alcohol overdose.

Pace your drinking and you'll be more likely to stop before unwanted and harmful things happen. Front-loading can lead to:


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