Here’s how alcohol causes this anxiety: It first mimics a calming brain chemical which is why drinking initially increases relaxation. But after that, the body fights to normalize its chemistry by reducing the calm and increasing an excitatory chemical with the opposite effect — restlessness and excitement.
Alcoholic drinks also contain lots of sugar which cause a blood sugar crash upon consumption. In response, the body releases stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol to normalize blood sugar levels. These hormones create mental stress and feelings of panic, which increase the hangxiety.
In a perfect world, there would be a strain of booze that elicits the right amount of relaxation without triggering the chemical chaos. We gave Quilt & Create
this dream product brief and used its value proposition mode
to manifest it into being: