Two pints of beer ease pain better than painkillers?
Beer to ease the pain? Yes!
According to a study from the University of Greenwich, apparently two pints of beer are a more effective pain relief than taking painkillers.
It can cut your discomfort by a quarter.
Higher blood alcohol content is associated with greater analgesia which may contribute to alcohol dependence in those with constant pain.
But regular boozing to combat pain can cause other health issues.
It's all about moderation.
Cambridge and University College London researchers came to the conclusion that those who drink beer in moderation can also cut their risk of dying young by a quarter.
A pint a day keeps the doc away!