Beer's Unexpected Side Effects

It's no secret that we're still living in tough circumstances, and many people have turned to alcohol in the evening to relax after a long day. No one can blame you given the world's situation. 

Even if relaxing with a drink isn't your thing, many people get into the habit of everyday drinking due to social commitments like happy hours with coworkers. 

You may be curious about how having a beer or two every night affects your body and health if you drink alcohol daily.

12 ounces of beer, five ounces of wine, or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor is a normal drink, according to the CDC. This is the typical size of a daily drink, according to researchers. This suggests your favourite pint of beer is a bit more than moderate.

You'll be consuming empty calories

Depending on the beer, you may consume hundreds of empty calories in one session. Of course, this can be harmless at first, but it can lead to weight gain, especially if your beer comes with munchies.

It can affect your gut in both ways.

Beer has both favourable and negative impacts on intestinal health, as well as empty calories. Drinking beer regularly can cause bloat and digestive tract irritation.  It can cause gut lining inflammation by increasing stomach acid production. This can cause gastritis over time."

It might impact your sleep

The more you drink and the closer it is to bedtime, the more probable you may suffer poor sleep quality." Thus? "Alcohol in beer causes gastric acid to be released and could raise your chances of suffering from heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux, which are unpleasant and can significantly effect sleep,"

One more thing to consider

"One of the easiest ways to boost your body's vigour and keep it working smoothly is to drink enough water It promotes cleansing, excretion, and recuperation." Additionally, drinking water throughout the day can reduce cravings and prevent overeating.

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