Drinking is the act of consuming a liquid by way of the mouth. Once a liquid enters into the mouth, it is promptly swallowed, traveling downwards through the rest of the body where it can then be used to aid in a handful of critical physiological processes. Humans typically use cups or some other form of container to both hold the liquid as well as aid in transferring it into the mouth. The term drinking can also be used to refer to the social activity of consuming alcohol, such as when one goes out drinking with their friends at a bar.
Depending on your weight, between half an ounce and an ounce of water should be consumed for each pound you weigh. If you weigh 150 pounds, it would be recommended to drink between 75-150 ounces of water a day. It is also commonly suggested to drink eight 8-ounce glasses, about half of a gallon, a day.
The NIAAA considers binge drinking as a drinking pattern that spikes the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/dL. In women this typically occurs after four drinks, and it occurs after five drinks for men within a two hour time period.
First work to stop drinking coffee by limiting daily caffeine consumption, and gradually reducing the caffeine content by making a switch to half caf or decaf coffee or tea. Caffeinated beverages can also be replaced with herbal teas to soothe symptoms and counteract dehydration. Naturally boost energy levels by going for a quick workout or getting some extra sleep.