A 39-year-old male asked:
32 yrs. Have been drinking alcohol regularly for half my life now. What benefits are there to giving up drinking now? Has my body adapted to alcohol?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Saunders answered
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Moderation: Depends on how much and how often. Benefits to cutting down on alcohol intake are less potential damage to liver with resultant cirrhosis and cardiac damage resulting in cardiomyopathy and heart failure.
Answered on Mar 16, 2017
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