How Alcohol Affects Your Body Timeline: The Health Benefits of Quitting Alcohol

Dara Laine Murray
8 min readJan 23, 2023

Spoiler alert: You’re about to read about some of the ways alcohol affects your body and why it’s probably best for you to quit drinking.

There are so many studies showing how bad it is for you that it’s hard to ignore once you see the light. There’s a good chance that this article will make you question whether or not you should quit drinking altogether (and I hope it does!).

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Dara Laine Murray

Multi-passionate sobriety writer on Medium. Day job: Director of Research at a nonprofit. Stories = sober + stats. Editor: https://medium.com/modern-sobriety