In anticipation of the holidays it became known that vodka and other strong alcoholic drinks – brandy, absinthe, tequila, Calvados, in any case can not eat pickled cucumbers and similar products.
Blame the vinegar contained in pickles.
According to doctors, vinegar and alcohol are a dangerous mix that can cause irritation to the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract.
“Pickles irritate the mucous membranes and can provoke inflammation in combination with alcohol. Plus, through the irritated mucous membrane is more active absorption of alcohol into the blood. The same effect, incidentally, to raise and spicy food,” said gastroenterologist Sergey vyalov.
So, the medic insists that if you drink vodka and cognac marinated cucumbers, it is possible to trigger the development of gastritis, erosions and ulcers of the stomach.
Thus, in the first place, the danger to those who have already been diagnosed with inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.