Alcohol Helps Me Relax Do I Really Need to Give it Up When TTC?
Dec 10, 2021
Today's question is: Do I really need to give up alcohol when I’m TTC? It helps me relax.
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05:13- TODAY’S QUESTION: Do I really need to give up alcohol when I’m TTC? It helps me relax.
- Previously covered the effect of alcohol on the gutt
- What is going on with our dopamine levels where we need alcohol?
05:52- DR. TABATHA BARBER’S INITIAL RESPONSE
- “Women’s bodies were not meant to drink alcohol on a regular basis”
- What happens to our bodies when we drink alcohol (and how that interferes with fertility)
- “It causes damage- it really is worth giving up.”
- The cultural shift with drinking and other ways to deal with stress
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