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Hi all

For the last few years I have been above the recommended unit allowance.....probably average 40/45 units a week. I have 3/4 days off a week and live a normal happy life. Exercise everyday, sometimes twice a day(running/cycling). The is no issue about it becoming a daily habit at all.

My main concern is potential damage to liver - is this likely off this amount and should I look to cut down. Any advice welcome.

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    why is your main concern you liver ? shouldn't it be to find a treatment to stop alcohol use disorder...

    alcohol not only effects the liver,,, but every organ in your body including your brain.. common sense and brain damage ...

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      is it likely that amount would case all the issues? I could quite easily stop tomorrow but enjoy a drink socially and with my partner. As I say regularly have 4 sometimes 3 days off weekly.

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    stephen10011 ....well good for you then quit tomorrow..if you say you can.. put your money where your mouth is ...oh wait you enjoy a drink or two with your partner..thats a good reason to drink ..ah how much is it again??? 40 -50 units a week w 14 units a weeks is the NHS acceptable amount a week your 40-50 units is 4 times the amount per week that is recommended by NHS.

    then why all the worries about your liver. lets notbbe too honest with ourselves what should be addressed is the real issue.. AUD...

    Cutting back on the booze can be a really effective way to improve your health, boost your energy, lose weight and save money.

    Any reduction in the amount you drink every week will be beneficial and with the right help, it's easier than you think.There are medications that can help you let go of the cravings... I wish it worked for chocolate.. so in my case i will eat 20 pounds of sugar and chocolate a day.. i'm worried about my kidneys and liver...but i like to eat sugar filled food with my partner. i am healthy , run daily and have a great job.

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