When to Abstain from Alcohol Completely

When to Abstain from Alcohol Completely

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