Have You Heard of Dry January?


December 15, 2023 · 7:00 AM

Picture by Chris F on Pexels.com

I’ve run throughout quite a few sufferers who slowly elevated their alcohol consumption over months or years, not realizing it was inflicting or would trigger issues for them. Alcohol is harmful, deadly at occasions.

From a well being standpoint, the commonly accepted secure ranges of consumption are:

  • no a couple of commonplace drink per day for girls
  • not more than two commonplace drinks per day for males

One drink is 5 ounces of wine, 12 ounces of beer, or 1.5 ounces of 80 proof distilled spirits (e.g., vodka, whiskey, rum, gin).

Dry January was conceived within the UK in 2012 or 2014. (A associated idea is Sober October.) The thought is just to abstain from all alcohol for the month of January. The Alcohol Change UK web site may also help you git ‘er executed. Many people discover that they sleep higher, have extra power, drop some pounds, and get monetary savings. There are different potential advantages.

Should you assume you might have an unhealthy relationship with alcohol, verify your CAGE rating. It’s fast and straightforward.

Alternatively, in case you make a dedication to a Dry January however can’t do it, you could effectively have an issue.

Steve Parker, M.D.

PS: Try this video about the advantages of sobriety.

PPS: This man give up alcohol for 30 days:

Filed beneath Uncategorized


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *