Is There a Way to Sober Up Faster?

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You may be aware of certain hacks to sober up, but researchers have found a way to actually get booze out of our systems faster. And this discovery could help first responders when facing alcohol overdoses.
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  1. Ivan Borsuk
    Ivan Borsuk
    5 ditë më parë

    Рассол (brine in english)

  2. Sylkis89
    5 ditë më parë

    My dad was always just making push ups lol I assume this doesn't work then? Haha

  3. SS Heaven
    SS Heaven
    5 ditë më parë

    Why human breath oxygen and breathe out co2?

  4. European Neanderthal
    European Neanderthal
    6 ditë më parë

    I am so fu king derunk

  5. Jaren Cascino
    Jaren Cascino
    7 ditë më parë

    I feel like there’s gotta be some homemade way to mimic this.

  6. iLLeag7e
    12 ditë më parë

    Sober up? sounds like a party foul, you better drink

  7. Ethan
    14 ditë më parë

    I fewl sick

  8. Richard Thomas
    Richard Thomas
    22 ditë më parë

    All thanks to real _Hackman on Instagram for helping me recover my hacked Gmail

  9. Julia Gustepa
    Julia Gustepa
    26 ditë më parë

    I have an ozone generating appliance that helps me feel better when I'm drunk, have some other toxicosis, headache related nausea. seems to help pets after surgeries as well. good to hear scientists discovered it as well.

  10. NeiroAtOpelCC
    26 ditë më parë

    I believe Scishow made a video a few years back contradicting this claim of 'no means to sober up faster'. Or at least in part. They reported on a study that had found that drinking sprite (among other tested drinks) helped break down the compound that causes headaches while drinking black tea extends the time it takes to do the same. So while it may not help with feeling drunk, it does speed up recovery time - which at least for me is part of sobering up.

  11. Liam Pierce
    Liam Pierce
    26 ditë më parë

    There was a study published by the university of televev that claimed that hyperbaric oxygen chambers could lengthen telomeres and slow or reverse aging. This seems crazy. Is this study real and is there real science behind this study

  12. Jo
    27 ditë më parë

    Could we use our own co2 by exhaling into the mouth or nose of someone in an ethilic coma as a way to save them? I'm genuinely curious

  13. Tomciu1985
    29 ditë më parë

    I would've loved to be part of that study. Maybe the researchers would like to do a follow up test to see if the results are reproducible? callme 😊🍻

  14. omegamagna
    Muaj më parë

    So about adding that Crown Royale to Coke....

  15. TheOtherWay
    Muaj më parë

    The book "30 Days to Sobriety" by Harper Daniels takes a mindfulness approach. Alcohol is a toxin that tricks the mind into believing its needed....there's also a lot of societal conditioning involved. I recommend the book. It's short. Pass it on or post it on social can really help someone out.

  16. Jacob Endriss
    Jacob Endriss
    Muaj më parë

    Poop the alcohol out!

  17. Feral Crafter
    Feral Crafter
    Muaj më parë

    Hyperventilate into a brown paper bag?

  18. Matt Forbes
    Matt Forbes
    Muaj më parë

    Medical research priorities in 2020. 😅🤣

  19. Brody Toennis
    Brody Toennis
    Muaj më parë

    Does this work the same way with THC

  20. raghav chettiar
    raghav chettiar
    Muaj më parë

    What if humans safely figured out cryogenic freezing and sent us in a spaceship in the trajectory of Earth's supposed location in 10000 years, and later when the earth reaches the predicted path nearing the spaceship is it possible that person will be the first to time travel and is it possible it has already happened?

  21. Stephen Temple
    Stephen Temple
    Muaj më parë

    Try CBD

  22. John Johansen
    John Johansen
    Muaj më parë

    I know of two things that actually helps, drinking lots of water have sex and drink some more water. 👍👏🙂

  23. yaboi
    Muaj më parë

    Thanks for calling it what it is: alcohol overdose. Alcohol poisoning is just misleading

  24. Elijah Dunn
    Elijah Dunn
    Muaj më parë

    Relatively large doses of fructose are somewhat effective in sobering up faster. "Here we show that fructose, at a dose of 1 g / kg, fulfils the criteria for such an agent. When ingested by healthy volunteers who had imbibed ethanol equivalent to 8 standard tots, it reduced the time required to attain a legal blood alcohol level (50 mg%) by approximately 70 min (n = 9)." "Effect of oral fructose on ethanol elimination from the bloodstream : research in action"

  25. 2 Cents
    2 Cents
    Muaj më parë

    CO2 aye? Alright, take a few big puffs of your tailpipe before driving home and you're good to go... Got it

  26. DarkStarzWinning
    Muaj më parë

    So just inhale for 3 sec and exhale for 1 sec then hold your breath for 3 sec?

  27. Thorsteinn Allansson
    Thorsteinn Allansson
    Muaj më parë

    My buddy was a paramedic, it was a real breath of fresh air (pun intended) to get a few breaths of O² I never got to try the infamous "bananabags" (IV with some cocktail to dilute the blood thingy magic) But O² is an instant hangover cure.

  28. Jared Richardson
    Jared Richardson
    Muaj më parë

    But wouldn't leveling out the amount of CO2 stop it from leaving the lungs and thus suffocate the recipient? I get that the effects of alcohol no longer affect a dead person, but that kinda defeats the point, doesn't it?

  29. Carl Horn
    Carl Horn
    Muaj më parë

    yeah drink less

  30. zeryphex
    Muaj më parë

    I want to get buzzed and drunk ... WITHOUT ethanol / alcohol. Can science do this please? kthxbye

  31. john morgan
    john morgan
    Muaj më parë

    'Gets rid of ethanol quicker than if they were breathing without a mask.' Question is what were they doing breathing without a mask these days?

  32. Matthias Keck
    Matthias Keck
    Muaj më parë

    Well. I heard of a few things that help you be less drunk. 1. Cocaine. 2. Dihydromyristicin (that enhances the enzyme, that breaks down the alcohol)

  33. Jason
    Muaj më parë

    Hospitals have O2 tanks as well as CO2, and air tanks to control the exact mixture of gases for a ventilated patient. The helium is used because it’s lighter than air and mixed with oxygen for instructions but CO2 is used far more common then heliox.

  34. JosMe Proslo Nije
    JosMe Proslo Nije
    Muaj më parë

    Can you make a video about "Ice-7"? I'm really interested in the subject and would like to find out more.

  35. mobspeak
    Muaj më parë

    Or... just don't drink to excess, idiots.

  36. DaBlondDude
    Muaj më parë

    *snickering* I'll Huff and I'll puff and I'll ... pass out =P

  37. Russian Severe Videos
    Russian Severe Videos
    Muaj më parë

    Funny how most stock footage is definately Slav :)

  38. Lewis Rainwater
    Lewis Rainwater
    Muaj më parë

    I breath more when I run and don't hyperventilate.

  39. grindsaur
    Muaj më parë

    You try getting an overly drunk barfly to go along with that scheme... I'll wait :D

  40. tullgutten
    Muaj më parë

    So basically just take Co2 catriges from life vest, puncture it and consume it then magocally get sober 🤔😉

  41. Moon Gazer
    Moon Gazer
    Muaj më parë

    I have another idea....don't drink Alcohol There

  42. Arnon Tillmann
    Arnon Tillmann
    Muaj më parë

    You could adapt dry ice to have the resources during a party.

  43. Scottx125 Productions
    Scottx125 Productions
    Muaj më parë

    Don't want to get drunk? Drink water before and during alcohol consumption.

  44. Scott
    Muaj më parë

    Good luck getting someone with alcohol poisoning to do anything let alone hyperventilate on command...

  45. BungalowBrandon
    Muaj më parë

    What about other drugs lol

  46. no1bandfan
    Muaj më parë

    I’ve always heard about people sweating alcohol out.

  47. George Reagan
    George Reagan
    Muaj më parë

    1. There is one illegal drug that could, if safely regulated, completely replace alcohol. Same exact effect but completely sober in 30 min. No hangover. 2. Why doesn't every bar have a breathalyzer at the door, so you can check before you leave 3. You could just not drink

  48. Hadouken
    Muaj më parë

    from what you said, it might help to just hyperventilate into a paper bag. You breathe a lot but dont get oversaturated with oxygen, as you breathe teh CO2 back. Someone should make a study on that :P

  49. haru dian
    haru dian
    Muaj më parë

    Take a cold bath..

  50. Captain M2
    Captain M2
    Muaj më parë

    Why energy transfer law in tropic level of food web is 10% for plant having very little metabolism and 10% for deer 🦌 which have much higher metabolism.

  51. sampath kumar
    sampath kumar
    Muaj më parë

    first people find ways to get drunk and then over drunk and now ways to overcome the over drunk👏👏👏 What a waste of time and intelligence of people.

  52. Ralph Bernhard
    Ralph Bernhard
    Muaj më parë

    Only proven "scientific" method? *Drink less the night*

  53. Ray Beeze
    Ray Beeze
    Muaj më parë

    how can a first responder know your co2 levels. might a mask administering co 2 make you sicker?

  54. CM
    Muaj më parë

    Cool is inventing something (small like a watch ring bracelet) capable os reading alcohol in the blood and u stop just where u want

  55. dragonfistbs
    Muaj më parë

    I heard some people get drunk by beer, as someone from the balkans I do not quite get it - in restaurants here beer is not even listed in the alcohol drinks in the menu, it is separate section

  56. DeathcoreXL
    Muaj më parë

    A cheaper alternative is unswallowing or exswallowing the alcohol in your body into a suitable container or at least directed towards one 👍

  57. Darren Leask
    Darren Leask
    Muaj më parë


  58. A god in the gap
    A god in the gap
    Muaj më parë

    Our home made aclohol test for my late grandfather was to take a drop of his blood and check if it ignites near a flame. Yes, he was a heavy drinker, there’s a reason why he’s my _late_ grandfather. Poe warning: no, we did’t actually do that. It was a running joke in the family.

  59. Foxy Thunder
    Foxy Thunder
    Muaj më parë

    Good thing I’m watching this while shitfaced

  60. HELL WITH IT!! B. L. A.
    HELL WITH IT!! B. L. A.
    Muaj më parë

    Breathalyzer- hyper ventilate but don’t get caught doing it. It works

  61. TnT FoX
    TnT FoX
    Muaj më parë

    What if you cut your own liver in half and transplant it into your own body so you grow a second full liver? :o Me... I just drink a lot of water and take a nap.

  62. Sailor of Fortune
    Sailor of Fortune
    Muaj më parë

    Why not give people two livers?

  63. Family Prepper
    Family Prepper
    Muaj më parë

    Question: Given how advanced our study of science has become why havent we managed pepetual motion as of yet?

  64. Conqueror27seas
    Muaj më parë

    I saw a group of people heaving in a circle yesterday, some of them probably watch Scishow.

  65. IamGhede
    Muaj më parë

    I think the real question here was, "How do I beat a breathalyzer?" hahaha.

  66. Nehpets Amenied
    Nehpets Amenied
    Muaj më parë

    Lay face down on the coldest tile floor you can find and thrash about uncomfortably until you either puke, or stop spinning, then chug some propel or Gatorade and you are good to go

  67. StayCoolKeto
    Muaj më parë

    The poor drunk guy in the snow! lol 😂

  68. RedSeve
    Muaj më parë

    I had a first aid instructor tell us that breathing oxygen can help get rid of a hang over

  69. karthik reddy
    karthik reddy
    Muaj më parë

    Haven’t you heard about eating curd or yogurt? It sobers you up fast . I am from india it is a common practice and it works.

  70. Ghalaghor McAllistor
    Ghalaghor McAllistor
    Muaj më parë

    The best way to prevent a hangover from happening is by drinking a glass of water. It should be at least medium sized, about 200ml minimum. Drink one glass of water with every alcoholic beverage you drink. One entire bottle of booze should be drunk with at least three glasses of water depending on how strong the alcohol is.

  71. Gavin Groce
    Gavin Groce
    Muaj më parë

    Good looking stock video of downtown Nashville.... You should come do a live show at TPAC when the covid is over....

  72. Rampage
    Muaj më parë

    LSD can help you sober up and so can amphetamins.

  73. R L O
    R L O
    Muaj më parë

    Ok, not cool to ridicule physical traits, but is he purposely trying to make his arms & torso look like Kermit the frog? Genuine question.

  74. David Gurda
    David Gurda
    Muaj më parë

    What are the impacts of drinking bleach on the human body?

  75. epoliv
    Muaj më parë

    So cold showers help?

  76. Kyle Von
    Kyle Von
    Muaj më parë

    Magnesium Phosphate 🤣

  77. scottswan
    Muaj më parë

    I woke up one morning to find I had to go get a random breathalyzer, with only a 2 hour window to do so. I checked myself and was still at .06. Panic ensued. I did jumping jacks like crazy, ate a sandwich, took the dog for a long walk... the BAC would go down but as soon as I stops exercising it would start climbing back up again. I made it to the testing place right before they closed and amazingly tested .000. Way too close though!

  78. Samantha Hockley
    Samantha Hockley
    Muaj më parë

    Why did I happen to see this whilst drunk already regretting drinking in anticipation of tomorrow’s hangover

  79. Sullivan Wenger
    Sullivan Wenger
    Muaj më parë

    That might also explain why some people swear by exercise as a way to sober up faster- it normally causes heavier breathing.

  80. Grant Bartley
    Grant Bartley
    Muaj më parë

    Next video: Is there a way to get drunk faster? I volunteer to help with the research.

  81. Nehmo Sergheyev
    Nehmo Sergheyev
    Muaj më parë

    0:26 What street intersection in what city is that? The sign on the right seems to be "Opry", which may be in Nashville. Somebody should be able to recognize the place.

  82. NZ Toy Reviews
    NZ Toy Reviews
    Muaj më parë

    So, stop at the highly secure science lab before going through the checkpoint ... Got it! 🥴👍✨

  83. TheBobBrom
    Muaj më parë

    Could the same effect be produced with a paper bag?

  84. Madelyn
    Muaj më parë

    Make ✍️ CO2 ✍️ breathing ✍️ machine ✍️

  85. Terry R.
    Terry R.
    Muaj më parë

    I learned this trick some-time ago: Take a teaspoon of baking SODA (NOT BAKING POWDER!), added to 1/3 (or so) to a glass of warm-water. Drinking it slowly. This, I learned, will BALANCE THE BODY'S "PH" [it's this "BALANCING OF BODY 'PH' THAT MADE ME RECENTLY LITERALLY FALL-IN-LOVE WITH USING BAKING SODA WITH WATER TO HELP REDUCE HEADACHES, UPSET STOMACH, ETC...]) levels in your blood system & reduce hangovers. It's NOT a cure-all, BUT it will help balance the blood-system against excessive effects of alcohol.

  86. BadWolf77
    Muaj më parë

    Hmm.. over a 100k views in less than 24 hours... at least 98k are probably college students.

  87. Waterdust
    Muaj më parë

    So.. we just need to correct the imbalance via gas pathway-ing? interesting..

  88. Mathieu Rouland
    Mathieu Rouland
    Muaj më parë


  89. Theo Brown
    Theo Brown
    Muaj më parë

    Find a functioning alcoholic and see if he can do anything better than sober people!

  90. Mattias Martens
    Mattias Martens
    Muaj më parë

    This is really interesting. I'm curious how on earth you'd get someone who's severely intoxicated to hyperventilate into a mask, let alone do that without vomiting.

  91. James Mitchell
    James Mitchell
    Muaj më parë

    Just don’t drink alcohol. It’s all bad.

  92. FakeUser NameTwo
    FakeUser NameTwo
    Muaj më parë

    Funny that I theorized this to my friends when I am drunk. Now I can show them this video to prove it.

  93. woodfur00
    Muaj më parë

    Why's the thumbnail look like Adam Neely though?

  94. Pansarpelle
    Muaj më parë

    Taking a quick dip or swim in water seems to sober me up somewhat. Maybe its because of the breathing thing. Also, is there any correlation between being submerged in water and alcohol? I mean. Sometimes we hang out in a buddys cabin, getting drunk in his Jacuzzi. It kinda feels like the alcohol have a harder time to kick in. Until you get up and get dry, then it suddenly hits like a truck.

  95. Rafael Sanchez
    Rafael Sanchez
    Muaj më parë

    What about smoking while heavily breathing? I mean, the smoker's lungs as mine could not exchange particles as efficiently, but could work. nevermind, tobacco smoke doesn't contain CO2. ...what a bout vaping a soda?

  96. ngiorgos
    Muaj më parë

    judging by how fast you get dizzy when hyperventilating, it should be no surprise that it can get rid of a lot of alcohol pretty quickly

  97. lvutodeath
    Muaj më parë

    Carbs. Just eat a lot of carbs. Sober up real fast

  98. Erin Hts
    Erin Hts
    Muaj më parë

    I knew it !!!!

  99. Hassan Meslem
    Hassan Meslem
    Muaj më parë

    I'm desperately looking for an answer to this question: why adding date seeds to your pot makes your dry legumes cook faster, and your meat way more tender ? See, here (algeria) dates are a common fruit, and we don't usually use rehydrated legumes, we rather use dry ones that last longer ... and when we cook them we put like three date seeds in the usually pressure pot with the dry legumes and it makes them cook real fast !!!

  100. A J
    A J
    Muaj më parë

    Is it possible to cause a false positive on a breathalyzer?