Binge Drinking: An Issue of Major Concern
Alcohol consumption can be considered as one of the unhealthiest habits that are known to cause a number of health problems. Findings of a latest survey, published on Monday, have warned against the consequences of frequent drinking and insisted that people who tend to drink alcohol beyond the safe limit are more likely to suffer a number of health problems including cancer, complications in liver and mental disorders as compared to other drinkers.
In addition, the report has particularly pinpointed man against the lethal impacts as more than 26% of surveyed men have confessed to gulp beer frequently, around five days a week. On the other hand, only 18% women notified consuming more than the recommended dose of the alcohol.
The survey has exposed that professionals as well as people with good earning sources are more likely to follow risky drinking patterns. Simultaneously, married individuals were observed collapsing the limitless frequently as compared to singles or people who are separated from their spouse.
While commenting on the findings, the Chief Executive of the 2020 health, Julie Manning said: “A true focus on prevention would provide better support to the eight million risky drinkers across the country and result in considerable cost savings for the NHS”.
In addition, Julie Manning has also expressed disappointment that the United Kingdom is observing a tremendous increase in the binge drinking culture and claimed that more than eight million people are likely to follow risky drinking patterns.
On the other hand, the Chairwoman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Dr. Clare Gerada marked this drinking group as a real concern for the GPs and hailed authorities to draft some efficient measures immediately in order the address the issue.
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