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The Kidney and Alcohol.

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Examine the body mechanics that occur when someone drinks alcohol:

1) How drinking alcohol affects the body's water volume.

2) How the kidney regulates blood volume.

3) How consumption of alcohol affects the kidney.

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1) Alcohol consumption leads to a loss of water from the body, by encouraging urine production.

2) The kidney acts ...

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This solution explains how the kidney regulates blood volume, and how alcohol can affect this process. The explanation is given in 165 words.