Drinking When It's Hot Effects Your Body

According to the Huffington Post, "Anyone else eagerly anticipating the warmer seasons? The days are longer and sunnier; you’re able to spend more time outside in backyards or at the beach. And, of course, nothing goes with that setting quite like a boozy beverage." Julia Blank, a family medicine physician at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, explained, “Alcohol is a vasodilator, meaning it widens and dilates your blood vessels. This makes it easier for body heat to rise to the surface of the skin, and now you’re putting off heat.”


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