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What happens when you regularly drink whiskey

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Every person is different in their preferences for alcohol. Whiskey is one of the most popular spirits. But, genetic makeup can have a significant impact on how whiskey affects a person’s body.

One, whiskey is often viewed as a man’s drink. Jim Beam is changing this perception by promoting their whiskey through Mila Kunis, who has appeared in commercials for the company. Science has shown that women taste test whiskey better than men. Forbes suggests that it is due to women’s more acute sense of smell.

People who are on medication and consume whiskey or any other alcohol can be at greater risk of the more harmful effects. This applies to all women who are pregnant, recovering alcoholics, or those suffering from liver disease (via Harvard University).
You’ll consume fewer calories and carbs if you drink whiskey every night, instead of any other alcohol

Whiskey is an excellent choice for those who don’t want to drink beer. Medical Daily noted that it contains virtually no sugar and no carbohydrates. According to Medline Plus, it also has fewer calories than beer and other wines.

A few studies even suggest that whiskey may help you lose weight. Harvard University says moderate drinking may be beneficial to those with low HDL, which won’t change with exercise and diet. HDL, the good kind of cholesterol, helps to eliminate “excess cholesterol” from the bloodstream and keep a person in better health (via Mayo Clinic).

Keep in mind, however, that mixing whiskey with any other mixer can increase your calorie count. Caroline Cederquist, M.D. said that if you want a lower-calorie option, it is best to avoid flavored vodkas or spiced rums. Instead, choose the original or plain’ option available. Hold the Coke when you order Jack and Coke.
A night of whiskey may be enough to help you get rid of a cold.

Modern medicine and science have made it possible to prove that drinking one glass of whiskey on a sick days can be beneficial for your health (via HuffPost). Although there is no cure for the common flu, whiskey can have properties that help to ease symptoms and make people feel better. Dr. William Schaffner, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center explained to ABC News that alcohol dilates blood vessels which makes it easier for mucus membranes and bacteria to fight infection. If you feel sick, why not just have a few shots of whiskey every night?
Drinking whiskey every night could help boost your immune system.

It may be a good idea for hot toddies to drink more on a regular basis. According to a study by Oregon Health & Science University, if people drink whiskey every night they might not have become sick. Harvard University’s experiment found that moderate alcohol consumption (one to two drinks per day for women, and two for men) can boost the immune system and fight infection.

Moderation is key to staying healthy. The study showed that excessive alcohol consumption did not produce the same results. Ilhem Messaoudi (the study’s author) said that if you have a history of alcohol abuse or are at high risk, you should not drink excessively to improve your immune system. It does appear to improve cardiovascular function and health for average people who have, say, a glass with dinner. We can now add the immune system.”
You could prevent bacteria from spreading if you drank whiskey every night.

Both historically and today, alcohol has been used as an antiseptic. It’s no surprise that many action movie characters have seen scenes in which they pour whiskey on their wounds when in need of an antiseptic. But there are better ways to clean wounds! One study found that whiskey’s properties help to eliminate bacteria from the body, even those that live on the ice.

The study used ice cubes that had been contaminated by four types of bacteria from various beverages to prove it. These included vodka, peach tea and Coke as well as whiskey, coke, whiskey and tonic water. The American Council on Science and Health confirmed that whiskey was the only drink that didn’t allow any bacteria to grow when they cultured the different drinks. This is why you should drink whiskey every night, but in moderation!
Research shows that whiskey can help improve your heart health.

Grace Jones, once the oldest woman living in Great Britain, said to Gloucestershire Live that her doctor had told her to keep up with whisky Grace because it was good for the heart. It turned out that her doctor was right.

WebMD reviewed 84 studies that showed people who drank a minimum of one drink per day were 14 to 25% less likely to develop heart disease. This could be because alcohol can raise HDL cholesterol levels in the body. According to BBC News, whisky drinkers are also more likely to absorb antioxidants than red wine-drinkers. This can help prevent coronary heart disease.

Harvard University discovered that whiskey has different effects on different people. A 60-year old may be able to have one drink per day that provides more protection against heart disease than the potential harm. This is why you should consider whether whiskey should be drunk every night.
Drinking whiskey every night could cause memory problems.

We imagine that if you drink whiskey every single day, a glass of Single Malt Scotch Whisky would be particularly satisfying after a long shift. According to Forbes, however, a whiskey drink can “make people feel nauseous” and “give people hangovers,” according to Karla Kaun (a Brown University assistant professor of neuroscience), who noted that the effects may be felt in the stomach. She asked, “So why are they so rewarding?” She continued, “So why do we remember the positive things about them and not their negative?”

Drinking too much whiskey can lead to a loss of memory and sometimes even judgment. However, her study also found that whiskey consumption can affect the way memories are formed. Brown University’s team concluded that whiskey alters brain proteins that are responsible to form memories. Kaun expressed concern that this could lead to people becoming dependent on alcohol. Alcohol completely alters the brain’s wiring when ingested. This can cause serious mental problems. She said that after three glasses of alcohol, and an hour break between, the pathway does not return to normal within 24 hours.

A second study showed that men who drank 2.5 times a day had memory loss earlier than those who drank light to moderate amounts. We salute the memories.
Consuming whiskey could lower your risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Long-term, drinking whiskey may do some good for a person’s mind. Boston University’s study found that older adults who drink one to six drinks per week are less likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer’s. This is combined with a healthy lifestyle.

“While there are no guaranteed ways to prevent dementia, the best evidence suggests that drinking moderately, being physically and mentally active, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure are all good ways of supporting a healthy brain as you age,” Dr. Sara Imarisio from Alzheimer’s Research U.K. told BBC News.

However, studies have shown that too much alcohol such as whiskey can lead to the opposite effect (via BBC News). So we should limit our intake to six glasses per week, just like the study recommends. We believe Mondays should be included in this group.