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Health.com: 10 Winter Health Myths Busted

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Myth: Drinking Alcohol Warms You Up

Alcohol makes you feel toasty on the inside, but that's because it causes your blood to rush toward your rosy-red skin and away from your internal organs. That means your core body temperature actually drops post-sip, Dr. Vreeman says. What's more, alcohol actually impairs your body's ability to shiver and create extra heat.

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