Actually, it's more of a triumph of dehydration and fettuccine alfredo over the human body.
Alcohol is a diuretic, which means incessant peeing, and an increased chance of dehydration.
People fainted on the spot with dehydration, which is why now there are lovely bars serving water throughout the Arsenale.
dehydration de·hy·dra·tion (dē'hī-drā'shən)
Excessive loss of water from the body or from an organ or a body part, as occurs during illness or fluid deprivation.
The process of removing water from a substance or compound.