The risks of too much alcohol

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Alcohol is toxic to the body, contains liquid calories that add up quickly, and it takes a toll on our organs to process it, slowing down or temporarily halting other essential metabolic functions

Available research does not show any definitive health benefit of moderate drinking, but excessive alcohol intake poses many short- and long-term health risks.

If you are struggling with overuse of alcohol, VA is here to help. Contact your local PACT team or mental health team to learn more about treatment options.

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