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I like to unwind after work everyday with 2-3 beers during dinner and watching tv., does that mean i'm an alcoholic?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: See below

Weekly maximums for alcohol use are 14 drinks for males and 7 for females or males over 65 years old.
Anything above this is considered at risk drinking and may indicate a problem. It does not mean you are automatically an alcoholic however unless it creates problems in health, other obligations are missed, there is a desire or attempts to cut down but can't.

In brief: See below

Weekly maximums for alcohol use are 14 drinks for males and 7 for females or males over 65 years old.
Anything above this is considered at risk drinking and may indicate a problem. It does not mean you are automatically an alcoholic however unless it creates problems in health, other obligations are missed, there is a desire or attempts to cut down but can't.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mutual support helps

Consider attending a meeting of alcoholics anonymous and see if it fits.

In brief: Mutual support helps

Consider attending a meeting of alcoholics anonymous and see if it fits.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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