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10 Booze Legends Debunked: The Truth behind Myths Every Drinker Believes

10 BOOZE LEGENDS DEBUNKED THE TRUTH BEHIND MYTHS EVERY DRINKER BELIEVES You can Sweat off a hangover While it is true that a tiny bit of the alcohol in your system is indeed sweated out of your body. it won't sober you up or cure the hangover. It will only make you a bit stinky! Liquor before beer, you're in the clear Beer before liquor, you'll never be sicker "It's not what you drink: it's how much you drink". Since all standard drinks contain the same amount of alcohol. there's really no difference between a shot of tequila and a glass of Chardonnay. Booze warms you up Take a swig of whiskey to warm up is basically not true. Wetting your whistle actually lowers your body temperature and increases the chance of hypothermia. 4 Sucking on a penny will help you beat a breathalyzer test This myth arose from the alchemic notion that copper contains properties that somehow masks the booze in your breath. Even if that were true, a modern penny would be a poor source of copper, as it is 97.5% zinc. Taking a cold shower or a cup of coffee will sober you up quickly Unfortunately, none of the get-sober-quick methods truly work. Not even tea, energy drinks, a breakfast roll, or an ice cold shower. 6. It's okay to mix alcohol with caffeine Alcohol is a depressant while caffeine is a stimulant and they counteract each other placing strain on your body's vital functions which could result in an overdose, coma, or even death. Drinking a glass of water between drinks will keep me from getting drunk Alternating drinks with water can help stave off dehydration but it will not keep you from getting intoxicated. Aqain, it really just comes down to how much you are drinking, 8. Lining your stomach with milk will stop you vomiting after drinking The amount of alcohol you would find in your vomit is extremely minimal. Even though you just threw up all the foods you just put in your system, you're still going to be hurting the next day. Vomiting is good way to sober up and prevent a hangover Lining your stomach only delays how quickly the alcohol finds its way into your bloodstream, it doesn't prevent it. 10 Darker alcohols are healthier for you Though darker brews are often known to contain more antioxidants, they also contain more chemicals that are bad for you. SOURCES http://drunkard.com/issues/03_03/urban_myths_2.htm http://www.washingtonian.com/blogs/wellbeing/health/I0-booze-myths-debunked.php http://diply.com/article/bartender/urban-legends-of-alcohol http://www.drinkaware.ie/know-your-drinking/top-ten-booze-myths-uncovered/ Recoveny Steps RECOVERY IS JUST A STEP AWAY!

10 Booze Legends Debunked: The Truth behind Myths Every Drinker Believes

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Various rumors and myths about alcohol are out there, but are any of them true? This infographic will debunk some of these misconceptions about alcohol, either it is about drinking, tricking breathaly...

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