Alcohol affects men and women differently
A study at the University of Vermont has found that alcohol has different effects on men and women as gender influences which emotions drive heavy drinkers to drink and how they feel the next day.
It was found that anger drove men to drink. In other words, a man who felt angry was more likely to drink the next day than a man who didn't feel as enraged. Moreover, it was observed that neither happiness nor sadness had particular sway as a trigger for drinking in one gender over the other.
The study looked at how drinking affected participants' moods. Researchers guessed that people would report less anger or sadness after drinking, and more happiness a day after drinking but neither of the genders who drink heavily effectively drown their sorrows with alcohol. Those who say that they want to use alcohol to improve their mood, but that's not what research found. Both men and women reported feeling less happy the day after drinking, but the effect was much stronger for women.
Read more Health News.
Source: Agency News Jul 29, 2013
All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.