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I drank 3 cups of margaritas last night, my resting heart rate was 120

I drank 3 cups of margaritas last night and my resting heart rate was 120. i am 140 lbs. Is this OK? The margaritas were pretty strong and my head felt really heavy and i could feel the blood rushing to my head. i tried to get to sleep but i felt like my head was going to blow up and i felt hot and tired. It was my first time to drink a lot of alcohol. I probably wont drink this much anymore. Anyone suggestions ?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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This is called a clue. Your body is warning you that it is trying to get the poison out out out. Your heart rate is high because of the epinephrine. Your body is doing its job. When your body does NOT react.... THAT is when there is a problem. Alcohol should not be consumed more often than once per month, and limit it to 3 drinks. Good luck.
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