I have always been slightly intolerant of alcohol, but since having M.E i have had to give it up completely. when i did used to have a drink i would get pains in my legs for a while. It just seemed to me that maybe i wasn't meant to drink it. Nowi take a herbal tincture 3xday which is held in some kind of alcohol. I only take 5 mls, but this causes the leg pain and slightly drunk feeling. I'm wondering if anyone knows what this is an/or what causes it. I dont need to drink alcohol, but wonder if it points to something else that is not working properly, or wether it holds some clue to what i need to do for my recovery. I have had very severe candida and am dealing with that at the moment.