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A 41-year-old member asked:

Developing alcohol dependence on a glass a day. should i stop?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
37 years experience
Not really: A person cannot become dependent on a glass per day. Unless of course it is a very large glass. How much are we talking? One to two "beverage alcohol equivalents" per day are not usually harmful nor dependence producing. One beverage alcohol equivalent is one 4 ounce glass of wine, one 12 ounce beer or one ounce of whiskey or liquor.
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