Reduce alcohol

high alcohol consumption can have a negative impact mood, psychological functioning, interpersonal relationships and cognitive and memory functioning on the long run.

It is important to emphasize the need to be abstinent from alcohol or drink in moderation as high alcohol consumption can have a negative impact mood, psychological functioning, interpersonal relationships and cognitive and memory functioning on the long run. For example, the recommended alcohol intake is limited to no more than 14 units a week which is equivalent to six pints of average strength beer. Excessive drinking is a major risk factor for dementia.12 If you choose to drink, limit yourself to two drinks a day. Although alcohol has a sedative effects that can induce feelings of relaxation and sleepiness, the consumption of alcohol – especially in excess – has been linked to poor sleep quality and duration. People with alcohol use disorders commonly experience insomnia symptoms.
Excess alcohol consumption can also damage your liver, affecting the way your body metabolizes and stores carbohydrates and fats, leading to weight gain.