How to tell if you’re drunk, too – live weather broadcast
LIVE WEATHER FORECAST FOR BREWERS: If you live in the UK and are experiencing severe weather, you should take extra care about how you drink and how you behave.
You can get an idea of how you’d fare in real life by taking a breathalyser test, a cheek swab, or taking a blood test.
To help you decide how you’re feeling, we have compiled a list of things you should know before you go out drinking.1.
Drink responsibly to avoid over-indulgenceIf you’ve got any alcohol problems, you may be worried you’re drinking too much and may be drinking too little.
This can lead to you feeling dizzy, nauseous or even pass out.
Instead, think about what’s causing your symptoms.
Are you having a heart attack, a stroke, a concussion or a heart problem?
Are you suffering from panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder or panic attacks?
If you’ve been drinking too often, it’s important to take a look at how much you’re consuming.
You can find out by using the Drink More app on the Apple App Store or Google Play.2.
Take a look around you3.
Talk to your GP if you have any concerns about how your symptoms are affecting your healthThe best way to avoid serious health problems is to stay clear of alcohol.
Avoiding drinking alcohol is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent problems in the future.
This includes: limiting alcohol intake, drinking when it’s safe, taking precautions like not smoking, keeping a healthy weight and avoiding taking unnecessary medicines.4.
Know when to go to the doctorIf you have: a heart condition, a heart murmur, a brain tumour or stroke, or you are in the last stages of an illness, a doctor or GP may be able to advise you how to manage your symptoms or help you manage them.
If you need further advice, ask your GP or local hospital for advice.