Here's Why You Might Turn Red When Drinking Alcohol
It's true: One beer can cause Asian Glow.
This is "Asian Glow" aka the red face you get when drinking alcohol:
Technically, the term is Alcohol Flush Syndrome, but if you're Asian you might have referred to it as Asian Glow or Asian Flush.
You get the glow because of a gene, but not all Asians experience it.
But what about other races?
Asian Glow is caused by a deficient enzyme that isn't able to metabolize alcohol correctly.
Basically, Asian Glow is caused by a mutated gene that might have been advantageous at some point in history.
Some Asians get it and others don't.
What about hapas or half-Asians?
What can you do to alleviate the symptoms?
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