The popular website Eat This, Not That! recently ran an article titled “41 Ways Alcohol Ruins Your Health.” Here is the article’s brief introduction: If you like to have a drink once in a while, chances are you’re having a few more than usual, given the fact that we’re all self-isolating.
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Alcohol is a diuretic, and when consumed in sufficient quantities, it leaches water from all over your body, including your brain. The result is often a crippling headache, muscle pain, and a thirst you just can’t seem to quench, no matter how much water or how many sugar- and calorie-packed sports drinks you guzzle down.
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Maybe I have to become an “abstainer”?
With the stay at home shutdown, I did go for 14 days without a beer. No reaction one way or the other.
Wonder how everyone else is doing with it.
I miss my “bar friends”.
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