You Cannot Have Too Much Of A Good Thing

Beer is universal. You can find it in any country and enjoy different kinds and flavors in different places all over the world. Beer is made for all seasons and for all occasions. You can have it when you are sad or when you are glad. You can enjoy it with friends or by yourself. In any time and any place, beer has a way of making you feel great. However, you cannot have too much of this good thing. As they say, you have to drink moderately. Drinking becomes bad when consumed excessively because it travels directly through the bloodstream. Our body can only take in 14.0 grams of pure alcohol so that it will not interfere with the normal functioning of our senses. This means that you can only have 12 ounces of beer, 8 ounces of malt liquor, 5 ounces of wine, or 1.5 ounces or a shot of distilled spirits or liquor. Or health experts advise that women can consume one drink while men can have two drinks on a single occasion. When a person gets drunk or intoxicated, it can be harmful to the body. It can cause impairment in brain functions affecting a person’s ability to think clearly, react on time, and sense of balance. It can also increase the risk of liver cancer, stroke, and other diseases. It is also one of the leading causes of vehicle accidents that lead to injuries or death. Beer intoxication can also harm the baby inside a pregnant woman’s womb. Other people who get addicted to alcohol become violent. It can also lead to chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, liver cirrhosis, cancer, and pancreatitis. The health problems associated with excessive drinking are the main reasons why you cannot have too much beer.