Do you ever have a pint with friends or a glass of wine with coworkers and feel awful almost right away? This reaction may not be that you're a "lightweight" but that you have something called Alcohol Intolerance. Here's everything you need to know about this negative reaction to alcohol, whether you might have it and best steps to avoid it. What is alcohol … [Read more...] about What is alcohol intolerance and how to avoid it
asian flush prevention
If you suffer from the Asian flush, you would have probably noticed that some types of alcohol make the flush reaction worse than others. This is because not all alcohol is made the same way and certain ingredients can have the effect of exacerbating skin redness. Therefore, a neat trick is to restrict your consumption to the types of alcohol that reduce the … [Read more...] about Alcohol That Can Reduce Flushing
There is a growing body of anecdotal evidence suggesting that ingesting NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) can reduce blood acetaldehyde and alleviate the symptoms of alcohol flush reaction and even hangover. The purpose of this article is to look into the science and provide a clear answer on just how effective NAC is in reducing your red face from alcohol. We start our analysis … [Read more...] about Can NAC Help Prevent Asian Flush?
I’m sure you’ve all heard of the Pepcid AC Asian flush challenge. If not, you’ve probably heard about a friend who takes Pepcid AC, Zantac or some other antacids to stop their Asian Flush. If you’re still not familiar with this method you can watch a video below of a YouTube user taking the Pepcid AC Asian flush challenge himself. It’s a commonly … [Read more...] about Can Pepcid or Zantac Stop Asian Flush?
Since 2007 the much anticipated pharmaceutical answer to alcohol flush reaction called Convivia has changed hands like a hot potato. Originally developed by Convivia Inc and later acquired by Raptor Pharmaceutical, the promising yet allusive technology now finds itself in the hands of Horizon Pharma after their acquisition of Raptor … [Read more...] about What is the release date of Convivia by Horizon Pharma?