Mental Effects of Alcohol RSS
We’ve all been there – you’ve had a stressful week and want to hang out with your friends and have a few drinks to take the edge off on a Friday night. Nothing wrong with that. But the temporary positive feeling you get from alcohol use when it first hits you can quickly turn into you feeling more depressed and anxious than ever after some heavy drinking. Why does this happen when you started off feeling so good? What's going on in your brain? What can you do to ease the symptoms so you don’t feel like crap for longer than you have to? Here are 5 mental effects that alcohol has on you and how to ease your symptoms.