Popular myths about alcohol

• Popular myths about alcohol

Alcohol man invented several thousand years ago, and like as not going to give up this habit. During all this time around the bottle there was already a whole culture, overgrown with myths, like the bottom of barnacles vessel. In the most common lies about alcohol believe virtually everything and for nothing: some of the facts presented below are quite capable to cause serious damage to health.

Popular myths about alcohol

Antidepressant

50 milliliters of strong, high quality alcohol really help cheer up, because alcohol triggers the release of dopamine. But at the same time, alcohol is a strong depressant: night libations psychophysical upper chamber of your body is so desolate that they will have to make up for weeks.

Popular myths about alcohol

Alcohol helps to sleep

Americans are so believe in the myth about alcohol and strong dream that this phenomenon even invented his own name, nightcap - "nightcap." And we have a lot of fans miss out on the night of 20-30 grams of cognac: they say, so sleep better. Indeed, a portion of alcohol helps to fall asleep faster, but in the process of alcohol metabolism is decomposed and suppresses REM sleep, preventing proper rest. Sense from this holiday a little.

Popular myths about alcohol

Lowering blood pressure

This recipe is "health" hard love worldwide. Many people believe that alcohol dilates blood vessels. He in fact weakens the tone of the vascular wall, but at the same time strengthens the heart beat. Thus, the volume of blood ejected from the heart increases, blood pressure, respectively, too.

Popular myths about alcohol

The ability to drink a lot - a sign of health

Sounds, of course, it is logical: if large quantities of alcohol you like as not harmful, so the body is completely healthy. In fact, doctors call this Superpower tolerance to alcohol, that is the second stage of alcoholism. So, we should not be proud of yourself, if you have won in the competition "Who all perepet". This is a serious reason to think.

Popular myths about alcohol

The different behavior of

The idea that different types of alcoholic beverages cause different types of behavior - no more than a common myth. On this subject has been conducted a lot of research, the results of which perfectly clear: your behavior after the alcohol affects only a placebo effect.