6 Signs of Alcohol Intolerance
Although many people suffer from various ailments the day after consuming alcohol, for some, alcohol can have an unpleasant impact on their gut health.
Could I have an intolerance to alcohol?
I have alcohol intolerance, your body lacks the necessary enzymes to break down (metabolise) the poisons in alcohol. Here are six signs that you may be have an alcohol intolerance:
Headaches: Headaches often occur when someone with and alcohol intolerance consumes alcohol. These can range from minor headaches to severe migraines.
Facial Flushing: A frequent indicator of alcohol intolerance is facial flushing, which is when you feel warmth and redness in the face, neck, and chest area.
Low Blood Pressure: Low blood pressure can often be a sign of a food/drink sensitivity. If you experience low blood pressure after driving alcohol, it could be a sign that your body is intolerant to alcoholic products.
Skin Hives: If you have a sensitivity to alcohol, you could develop a skin hives. These are raised and can be itchy and irritating.
Sickness: After consuming alcohol, some people with alcohol sensitivity may well experience nauseousness and vomiting.
Heartbeat Speed: An increased heartbeat after consuming alcoholic drinks can be a symptom of an intolerance.
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