There are situations when you should completely abstain from consuming alcohol:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • If you are under 18 years of age
  • If you are having surgery the next day
  • If you have a health problem or are being treated for any illness
  • If you are taking medication
  • If you intend to drive a vehicle
  • If your work involves devices or machinery that require attention, concentration, and precision
  • If you are planning to do high intensity sports
  • After heavy drinking, try not to drink alcohol for at least two days allowing the body to recover