You can gradually minimize your addiction with these guidelines, if you are a chronic drinker that takes more than 14 units of alcohol a week.
14 units of alcohol are equal to 10 small glasses of wine with small power or 6 bottles of average level beer.
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The following are the immediate benefits of minimizing alcohol consumption:
Cutting back in the long term can improve:
Mood - Hangovers come with some level of anxiety and depression is highly connected to excessive consumption of alcohol. Minimizing alcohol consumption can improve your overall temporary mind state, while further drinking can exacerbate the situation when feeling low or uneasy and worried.
Sleep - Sleep is usually affected by drinking You may not be able to enjoy deep sleep due to drinking and your sleeping patterns may also be distorted even if the alcohol helps you to sleep. You will experience relaxation, especially in the morning, by reducing intake of alcohol. BLANK
Behavior - Drinking Can Affect Your Judgment and Behavior. Under the influence of heavy drinking, your reasoning and calm may be lost. You could also face the problem of memory loss when having a drink, and this is a common problem with heavy drinkers over the long-term.
Heart - Your heart could become enlarged if you drink heavily over an extended period. This is a serious condition and cannot be completely reversed but cutting down on the drinking can prevent the condition from worsening.
Immune system - your immune system can also be affected if you have been drinking regularly. Infectious diseases are another problem that high-risk alcohol consumers are more susceptible to.