17 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Drink Alcohol

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You become dehydrated

If you’ve ever experienced a hangover, you’ll know that alcohol can cause a serious case of dry mouth. This is because alcohol decreases your levels of the anti-diuretic hormone, causing increased urination and a loss of fluids. Worse, alcohol may cause vomiting, which can lead to further depletion of fluids.

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