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Do you drink too much? Watch out for these signs

Espresso Logo By Philippe Michaud of Espresso | Slide 2 of 17: Having a few drinks from time to time is usually not dangerous. This BMJ study suggests that drinking alcohol in moderation could even lower a person’s risk of coronary heart disease.It becomes problematic when we drink alcohol too often or drink too much at once.Overconsumption of alcohol affects the body in many ways. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, health consequences can include liver damage such as steatosis and cirrhosis; heart problems like cardiomyopathy, stroke, and high blood pressure; increased risk of developing certain cancers; a weakened immune system; and mood and behavioural changes.How do you know whether you’re drinking too much?

Drinking too much – What happens to your body when you drink too much?

Having a few drinks from time to time is usually not dangerous. This BMJ study suggests that drinking alcohol in moderation could even lower a person’s risk of coronary heart disease.

It becomes problematic when we drink alcohol too often or drink too much at once.

Overconsumption of alcohol affects the body in many ways. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, health consequences can include liver damage such as steatosis and cirrhosis; heart problems like cardiomyopathy, stroke, and high blood pressure; increased risk of developing certain cancers; a weakened immune system; and mood and behavioural changes.

How do you know whether you’re drinking too much?

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