The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism confirms that alcohol consumption in any amount has damaging effects on the brain and the body. The institute also confirms that the damaging effects can persist long after an alcoholic achieves sobriety.
We are also living in a world where in medication, exercises and other extracurricular activities can help us reduce stress. Perhaps, the need of the hour is to curb our stress down. It is absolutely an easy task to de-stress from the daily grind of a hectic schedule. There are plethora of options on de-stressing.