Women who drink two or more beers weekly had a 72% greater chance of psoriasis than those that did not drink any alcohol. Psoriasis is a painful skin disease which results in sores and scaling of the skin.
However, the researchers found that the problem laid with regular beer, and not alternatives such as light beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages.
It is speculated that the gluten in the barley used to make beer could be a factor. However until further research is conducted, the researchers recommed that women with a high risk of psoriasis may consider avoiding higher intake of non-light beer.
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