Viral News Boy :- Alcohol might be the most frequently consumed liquid after water in South Africa. There are high statistics that backs this up. People enjoy this liquid, because it makes them forget their life problems for a while and then reality hits hard when the half life of alcohol in the body is reached. Well, there are numerous reasons why some people enjoy alcohol, but they do not know what it does in their bodies, and all its mechanism, why it makes you drunk in the end.
Before going in depth, it should be reminded that alcohol can bring both sorrows in one’s life. It is the reason why people succumb on the road, due to impaired or halted reflexes, which makes your responsible mechanism very slow. Having to pull a break takes much longer than someone who is sober. It is responsible for the rapid increase of disease, as people fail to make rational decisions when they are under the influence of alcohol. Broken family structures, misbehaving teenagers and unplanned pregnancies. As highly as it can be enjoyable, it comes with severe consequences which can be life changing.
Alcohol is a product of fermentation, where ethanol which is a type of alcohol is produced in vast quantities. All beverages, lagers, wine etc, vary in the alcohol percentage and this is measured by the concentration of ethanol, which can highly affect your body. Fermentation takes place under anaerobic respiration, which means in the absence of oxygen, and this is the simplest way to explain to people how alcohol is manufactured. It is a procedure which is time consuming with high longevity.
Most of the time people are only told or taught about the bad things alcohol can bring in their health, and never have the opportunity to be fed with quality information about alcohol. Almost everything has both the drawbacks and advantages, and we are about to find out about stunning things alcohol can offer you in your body.
We as scientists are working tirelessly through immense research. Mainly focusing on the heart and related cardiovascular diseases, which a lot is not fond of. There is a disease named Rheumatoid arthritis, this is an auto inflammatory disease, this means that there is an accumulation of fluid in the joints around the body. There are several factors that can cause this, such as the immune system of your body attacking the tissues and causing overproduction of fluid around the areas of damaged tissues. This happens, because the repair and healing mechanisms are activated.
People with Rheumatoid arthritis can be seen with swollen joints, there is a high production of Inflammatory markers such as the IL-6, with severe side effects. Research also shows that the present of these cytokines/inflammatory markers can deprive people of sleep, or later with their sleeping patterns. However, how does alcohol come into play here?
Research shows that alcohol consumption in moderate quantities lowers the risk of developing Rheumatoid arthritis or moderate the presence of this disease and make sure that it does not progress to the severe stage. People who have this disease have to consume alcohol in moderate amounts and they will yield better results. Scientists have not found the exact mechanism by which this happens, but experiments have shown that participants in a study where given moderate amounts of alcohol were much better.
Alcohol also reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular (Heart) diseases. However, the bottom line is that it is imperative that it is consumed in moderate quantities. It can lower the chances of developing diabetes, there are many health benefits of alcohol, but only when monitored and consumed wisely.