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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?

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Dr. Momen El Nesr
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Problem Drinking

If your drinking is heavy and causing personal, family, or health problems, you will have tremendous benefits from quitting.

In brief: Problem Drinking

If your drinking is heavy and causing personal, family, or health problems, you will have tremendous benefits from quitting.
Dr. Momen El Nesr
Dr. Momen El Nesr
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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