Posted January 26, 2015. How to Recover from Lyme Disease. Should you drink alcohol?
“Drinking a lot on a single occasion can compromise your immune system. Drinking to intoxication can slow your body’s ability to produce cytokines that ward off infections.Without these inflammatory responses, your body’s ability to defend itself against bacteria is significantly reduced. A recent study shows that slower inflammatory cytokine production can reduce your ability to fight off infections for up to 24 hours after getting drunk.”
read more: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Hangovers/beyondHangovers.htm#chapter07