Drinking alcohol typically does not offer any health benefits. Drinking too much alcohol, on the other hand, can increase your risk of health conditions like high blood pressure and liver disease.
Some of the risks to heavy alcohol use include:
- Certain cancers
- High Blood Pressure
- Liver disease
- Depression and anxiety
- Social problems
For these reasons, it’s important to moderate your alcohol consumption. You may even decide to view alcohol like any other treat and save it for special occasions.
Read more from the Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/alcohol/art-20044551
TIP: To start moderating your alcohol intake, try to drink a glass of water after each alcoholic beverage you consume.