What does alcohol actually do once it enters your body and infiltrates your brain? Jezebel’s Kevin Purdy investigates this daunting question.
Below are some interesting facts to possibly decrease your chances of becoming an alcoholic (and you know who you are!):
1.) Alcohol works differently on full stomachs, young women, Asians and aspirin-takers.
2.) Alcohol intake kind of, sort of, extends your life (depending on intake).
3.) Alcohol doesn’t kill brain cells, but does inhibit them.
4.) Alcohol inhibits sex.
5.) Alcohol is pretty effective at inhibiting memory.
6.) Alcohol makes people seem more “intentional”.
7.) Alcohol is a terrible sleeping aid…meaning “nightcaps” are a sham!
Read on…you’ll never drink again.