Drinking too much, too often, is twice as fatal for women as men, a study has found.
It’s thought a difference in fat and muscle mass between the sexes is the reason.
The recommendations are that women drink no more than two standard drinks in a day, with a couple of days off a week. If the amount you drink is affecting the way you live, speak with your GP or visit drinkwise.com.au.
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2012