Alcohol is part of many people's lives and may have a place in cultural and family traditions. It can sometimes be hard to know when you begin to drink too much.
Canadian health experts recommend that:
On special occasions every now and then, it's okay to have 1 extra drink.
If you are drinking more than what is recommended each day or week, you may want to cut back.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineBrian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as ofOctober 9, 2017
Current as of: October 9, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
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