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How Alcohol and Anxiety Are a Bad Mix

How Alcohol and Anxiety Are a Bad Mix 0

We all too commonly make the assumption that having a glass of red wine after a long and arduous day is a good way to unwind and relax the mind and body, and relieve any anxiety that may have been stirred up throughout the day.

This idea has become so ingrained into our culture, and many different cultures around the world, that it has become a staple of how we picture relaxation—and time off in general.

However, science shows that alcohol is not a good long-term anxiety reliever. Alcohol actually contributes to anxiety.