17 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Drink Alcohol


Allergy symptoms may be exacerbated

While the consumption of alcohol leads to the release of histamine in your body, beverages like beer and wine already contain the chemical due to the fermentation process. Histamine and sulfites, another compound present in alcohol, could exacerbate allergy symptoms like nasal congestion, or even severe breathing issues like asthma.

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