Put Down the Beer: Alcohol Flush May Be a Deadly Sign

Put Down the Beer: Alcohol Flush May Be a Deadly Sign

Put Down the Beer: Alcohol Flush May Be a Deadly Sign If you’re East or Southeast Asian, you’re probably very familiar with the alcohol flushing response—otherwise known as the “Asian glow.” After one or two drinks, your face and body grows redder than a sun-dried tomato, and people start asking you if you somehow got sunburned at the bar or party that night. The flushing response is the result of a genetic quirk. More specifically, it’s an inherited deficiency with …