One month without alcohol sounds short, but a 2015 study indicated that many Dry January participants drink less six months later.
Limiting alcohol after a month may enhance heart health, stroke, and cancer risk.
Approximately 90% of heavy drinkers acquire alcoholic liver disease, and 20–40% develop alcoholic hepatitis with liver damage and inflammation.
Larson says 60% of severe alcoholic hepatitis patients die within 30 days.
Even though liver function may take months to recover, survivors who avoid alcohol can improve.
Even if you don't drink much, an alcohol-free month is a wonderful time to evaluate your relationship with alcohol.
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