Alcohol affects every organ in the body, and drinking too much of it, either on a single occasion or over a period of time, can cause head-to-toe health problems. To avoid these ten effects of heavy alcohol consumption on the body and promote long-term health and wellness, drink in moderation, if at all, and stick to the guidelines set by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans:
Up to two drinks a day for men of legal drinking age
Up to one drink a day for non-pregnant women of legal drinking age.
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