Whiskey Muscle Syndrome Does Exist

Everyone has heard of “whiskey muscles”.   It is that sensation of invincibility that comes when one drinks a bunch of alcohol.   It is why men always fight when they drink.  It is also why many men get their asses kicked.  They think they are tougher or stronger than they really are.   Maybe it has something to do with the loss of inhibition in the frontal lobe.  Who knows?   The term has been thrown around all my life but as far as I know, has never been proven…until now.  In England, Chris Bailey, 28, decided to go for a workout Saturday after going out drinking with his landlord until 3 a.m.  Landlord Oliver Steel, on the other hand, went to bed.   The next day he found Chris on the bench with the bar across his chest.  It was too late.  He was dead.

All this proves that not only does Whiskey Muscle Syndrome does exist but also that having it almost always gets you hurt.

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  1 comment for “Whiskey Muscle Syndrome Does Exist

  1. Sheila Chambers
    May 23, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Such stories about alcohol are legion so why oh why is CANNABIS STILL ILLEGAL?
    No one has ever died from cannabis intoxication, cannabis makes people less aggressive not more like alcohol.
    Clearly having cannabis illegal is very profitable for the PRIVATE FOR PROFIT PRISON INDUSTRY we have here!

    PROFITS BEFORE PEOPLE OR JUSTICE.

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