5 Sneaky Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health and Beauty (and How to Prevent Them)
We're conditioned to think it's glamorous, but when it comes to your health and looks, drinking's insidious side effects are anything but
Alcohol affects your eyesIn much the same way that alcohol causes broken capillaries on your face, it irritates and enlarges the tiny blood vessels on the surface of your eye (the sclera) causing a "bloodshot" appearance. Not vain enough to be put off by a few red lines? How about blindness? Because excessive drinking robs the body of some nutrients required to maintain eye health, it can lead to a condition called alcoholic optic neuritis, which impairs eyesight and, over time, can result in blindness.
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