Many of us enjoy alcohol in moderation. In fact, several studies suggest that drinking certain types of alcohol in moderation has benefits. However, drinking too much can cause serious health problems and even jeopardize your job. Also, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reminds everyone that it’s best to avoid alcohol altogether if you are:
- Taking medications that interact with alcohol
- Managing a medical condition that can be made worse by drinking
- Planning to drive a vehicle or operate machinery
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant
What Alcohol Does to Your Body
Alcohol consumption results in both short-term and long-term health consequences. QuitAlcohol.com has prepared a brief guide which reviews the effects of alcohol on a persons body.