Easier ways to drink sensibly
Having a drink may feel like an easy way to unwind at the end of
the day but one glass can often lead to two or
The Chief Medical Officer recommends that:
- If you do drink as much as 14 units per week, spread these
evenly over 3 days or more.
- Drinking above these guidelines increases the risk of various
health conditions. Including cancer (especially breast cancer for
women), liver cirrhosis and high blood pressure to name a few.
- Having one or two heavy drinking sessions a week increases your
risk of death from long term illnesses, accidents and injury.
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