3 Hormone  Health Issues Alcohol Has Been Linked To 

Even though alcohol can help some relax or ensure a good time, it has some serious effects on your body. Alcohol can have a significant impact on hormones, particularly sex hormones. While acute use of alcohol may increase levels of some hormones, long-term use can cause hormone imbalances leading to a variety of health issues and emotional disturbances.

Did you know that April is Alcohol Awareness Month?

Here are 3 hormone-related health issues alcohol has been linked to. 


Alcohol consumption has been associated with lower testosterone concentrations in men, leading to reduced libido, erectile dysfunction, and infertility.

#1 Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

Alcohol has also been linked to increased levels of prolactin, a hormone that can cause irregular menstrual cycles and decreased fertility in women.

#2 Acts as Hormonal Disruptor for Women

Alcohol influences the release of neurotransmitters, chemicals that regulate mood, emotions, and stress. For some people, these effects lead to anxiety and depression, while for others it can increase feelings of pleasure and joy.

#3 Messes With Neurotransmitters

Balanced Hormones. Balanced Life.

Alcohol consumption can  have a wide range of effects on hormones, emotions, and physical health. During National Alcohol Awareness Month it is important to be aware of these potential risks. 

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