Alcohol-myth: you get drunk in the heat really faster?

On a hot summer day there are few things more refreshing than a cool drink. However, with the consumption of an alcoholic beverage such as beer, Radler or white

Alcohol-myth: you get drunk in the heat really faster?

On a hot summer day there are few things more refreshing than a cool drink. However, with the consumption of an alcoholic beverage such as beer, Radler or white wine, you should not overdo it. Because the combination of alcohol and heat can lead to a faster rush. (Also read: heat wave – 7 cool tips for hot days)

alcohol-myth: The effect of alcoholic drinks is heat-strengthened

Yes, in the summer you should drink a lot of. But the fluid intake should be water, juice spritzers or tea than alcohol. Because the more of the body by the heat and is dehydrated, the more beverages with alcohol content and effect, and he was so low on the body.

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alcohol promotes dehydration in addition to a multiple. He acts in the brain on the neurotransmitter exchange and inhibits the signal processing. The result: You will become more and drunk more quickly. This can be on extremely hot days are particularly dangerous. This is because a dehydrated body can no longer compensate for the body temperature to a sufficient extent, and in danger of collapse. (Also interesting: On these drinks, you should put in summer)

Alcoholic beverages even in the summer? Then you should these things

before want to note not Who abstain from in high summer, nevertheless, a cold beer or long drink, you should observe the following advice:

  • not Necessarily, during and after the consumption of alcohol, drink plenty of water. So to counteract the dehydration of the body and a too rapid intoxication.
  • don't wait With the Drinking of non-alcoholic beverages, until one is thirsty. Because as long as the cells are sufficiently supplied with liquid, beer, wine and mixed drinks beat less strongly.
  • On sweetened drinks with alcohol without. Carbohydrates in mixed drinks to increase the alcohol effect.
  • the car or the wheel stand – even with low consumption. Because the effect may suddenly and lead to circulatory problems.

First, go for a swim, if the enjoyment of alcohol while drink already and the effect has subsided. Just to unsupervised swimming areas can so easily happen to you accidents.

This article was written by (GQ.de)

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Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 21:26

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