3 Tips for Living with an Alcohol Allergy

3 Tips for Living with an Alcohol Allergy

An allergy to alcohol is such an embarrassing disorder to have grown up with. Give me asthma, hay fever, migraines, you name it, but not an this! At least with the other disorders you can sit back, relax and have a drink to forget about your disorder stricken existence – but with this particularly annoying […]

Pepcid AC & Zantac

Pepcid AC & Zantac

This article takes a closer look at some commonly found solutions to an alcohol related red face.  Our intention is to clarify whether Pepcid AC, Zantac and other antacid products really work, and if not, whether there are some other ways we can go about overcoming our embarrassing symptoms. Antacids and Flushing A simple search […]

Is this an Allergy or Alcohol Flush Reaction?

Is this an Allergy or Alcohol Flush Reaction?

It is common for people to experience a variety of adverse reactions to drinking alcohol.  Some of these include a red and swollen face, headaches, hives, itchiness, nausea, and in more severe cases, even seizures and unconsciousness. People often experience one or more of these side effects and lump themselves into the category of having either alcohol […]

Why does my face go red when I drink alcohol?

Why does my face go red when I drink alcohol?

So, why is it that we turn red when we drink alcohol? Contrary to common belief, people from all races experience an alcohol induced red face reaction, however, about 50% of people of Asian descent experience an alcohol red face reaction after drinking alcohol (a much higher proportion than other races).   Because of this, […]