Questions tagged [health]

Questions about how alcohol consumption can affect health. Health aspects of consuming various types of alcohol, as well as influence of alcohol or creation conditions on its properties in that aspect.

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Beer as a conditioner?

So my grandmother told me before they had hair conditioner in the islands (grew up in Cuba) they used beer on their hair and laid out in the sun. She claims the 'froth' is packed with rich nutrients. ...
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Are there any medicinal uses for beer?

Are there any common medicinal uses for beer? I'm thinking along the lines of how liquor can be used as an antiseptic and less of how red wine can improve your heart health.
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Does drinking hot beer prevent the common cold?

After graduating from school, I served my two years of mandatory alternative civilian service with a hospital gardener in Swabia. In Winter, every morning we used to come in one hour early to drink ...
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Dumping small amount of cigarette ashes into the beers

Dumping small amount of cigarette ashes into the beers , people say it helps give the beer an extra "kick"... how far this myth is true..