Quote:Two or three beers may be a better painkiller than the stuff you get in the drugstore, a British study found.
And beer definitely goes better with pretzels than acetaminophen.
Researchers at Greenwich University in the U.K. say they discovered strong evidence that alcohol is an effective painkiller. They also concluded the more beer people drank, the less pain they felt.
"It can be compared to opioid drugs such as codeine and the effect is more powerful than paracetamol (generic Tylenol)," said Trevor Thompson an author of the study published in The Journal of Pain.
A scientific study was needed to prove the more beer people drank, the less pain they felt?