Most people accept that too much alcohol can be bad for you. But do you know how much is too much?
Drinking guidelines have been developed for people over 18 years of age, based on medical advice.
Remember, for each unit you drink over the daily limit, the risk to your health increases. It's important to spread the units throughout the week – you can't ‘save up’ your units for the weekend or a party.
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