By Royal College of Physicians
This new record exhibits that no approach within the physique is resistant to alcohol. It discusses the function of the clinical career in id and therapy of alcohol difficulties and indicates methods of imposing better prevention.
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16 Many attempts have been made to study the quantitative relationship between daily alcohol consumption and the risk of developing alcoholic liver disease. In the earliest studies, Lelbach17–19 determined that there was a logarithmic correlation between the cumulative consumption of alcohol in relation to body weight and the relative frequency of severe liver damage. The risk increased sharply for a 70 kg man drinking 6 units a day (50 g) for ten years. Following this, a series of studies were carried out in France, which were based on results of dietary interviews carried out by specially trained dieticians.
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Therefore the accuracy of data is often in question. This is a major obstacle to establishing levels of drinking which do not impair physical health. The need for recommendations on levels of consumption rather than abstinence, arises from the social value of alcohol, real or perceived, but has been reinforced by findings which suggest that abstainers do not necessarily enjoy better health than moderate drinkers (see pp. 8 and 59). However, abstainers are an unusual group—only 6 per cent of men in England and Wales describe themselves as nondrinkers.
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