short term, dose dependant
i suspect that longer term effects at moderate an high doses degrade the les and nerve function
heres one research article abstract
"Effects of graded doses of alcohol upon esophageal motor function.
Mayer EM, Grabowski CJ, Fisher RS.
Twenty-nine normal volunteers were subjected to manometric studies before and after intraesophageal infusion of 100-proof alcohol at doses of 80, 120, 160, and 200 ml, corresponding to 31.6, 47.4, 63.2, and 79.0 g, respectively, administered over a 15-min interval on separate days...."
read the rest at
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] "
Post Edited (mock turtle) : 6/29/2011 12:11:24 AM (GMT-6)