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What is the average alcohol consuming for a person in his 40's?
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: There isn't"average"
I am unaware of any population study of this.
Safe drinking limits for men 21-60 are no more than 2 standard drinks per day (12 oz. Beer, 5 oz. Wine, 1 1/2 oz. 80 proof spirits), and no more than 4 drinks on one occasion. Amounts over that are associated with a number of health and behavioral issues, including increased hypertension and liver problems. For women and men over 60, 1 drink/day.

In brief: There isn't"average"
I am unaware of any population study of this.
Safe drinking limits for men 21-60 are no more than 2 standard drinks per day (12 oz. Beer, 5 oz. Wine, 1 1/2 oz. 80 proof spirits), and no more than 4 drinks on one occasion. Amounts over that are associated with a number of health and behavioral issues, including increased hypertension and liver problems. For women and men over 60, 1 drink/day.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
In brief: How much is too much
A male should generally drink no more than three alcoholic beverages on any one day (one 12 oz beer, 4 oz wine, 1 oz hard liquor) and no more than 14 drinks in a week.
For a woman these numbers reduce to two drinks per day and no more than 7 per week. More than this can cause problems with the liver, heart, brain, and other organs over time.

In brief: How much is too much
A male should generally drink no more than three alcoholic beverages on any one day (one 12 oz beer, 4 oz wine, 1 oz hard liquor) and no more than 14 drinks in a week.
For a woman these numbers reduce to two drinks per day and no more than 7 per week. More than this can cause problems with the liver, heart, brain, and other organs over time.
Dr. William Lizarraga
Dr. William Lizarraga
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