Video: Alcohol And Sun
On Saturday I met a friend in a shopping center. After having tea and frapuccino, we decided to change the atmosphere and went to a restaurant. From where we were I could see several people having cocktails outdoors and having a good time. The temperature was above 90 degrees F. One group, made up of two couples, was laughing a little louder than normal and their movements were not in full control. Apparently, the alcohol they consumed had worked for them.
Before that painting, I remembered the conversation I had with a medical friend. He told me that when the temperature is hot or very cold it is important to drink water so as not to get dehydrated. In addition, he explained to me that, under the sun, alcohol intake should be moderate because the body increases its normal temperature.
Even, the American Academy of Family Physicians explains that abusing alcohol is dangerous because your health could be affected in many ways, you are at risk of developing cirrhosis and “it is one of the main causes of deaths and injuries from accidents. It can also have serious effects on a baby during pregnancy, and [up to] cause stomach pain from bleeding from an ulcer or irritation of the stomach wall.”
Therefore, when you are in the sun: on a beach, enjoying a day in the park or doing an outdoor activity, if you are going to drink alcohol, do it very sparingly and drink water. If you suffer from high blood pressure, consult your doctor.
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