Since ancient times, people have suspected a link between drinking alcohol and gout— a form of arthritis that causes inflammation of joints, tendons, and other tissues. However the liver can only handle a certain amount of alcohol at any given time, so if you drink more than the liver can deal with by drinking too quickly, or drinking too much, your liver cells struggle to process it. They want to appeal to an audience of professionals and those interested more in flavor than quantity drank at one sitting. One drink is 12-ounces of beer, a five-ounce glass of wine and 1.5 ounces of spirits. The tests were NOT performed on Native Americans or Latin American mestizos! I answered that I did not. I have one young man whom I’m currently working with in psychotherapy, who has noticed that he feels more anxious and depressed up to four days after a night of drinking.
It was found that, in some studies, individuals drinking at least one beer beverage saw an increase in HDL cholesterol