Drinking just one glass of wine or one pint of lager (approximately two units) affects your behaviour and your ability to drive, so drinking even more will seriously affect your judgement and decision-making ability.

You may behave in ways that put you and those around you in danger.

As you carry on drinking your sex drive my increase, but by four glasses of wine or four pints of lager, you will become more confused and less capable. Excess alcohol can actually cause impotence.

You may behave irrationally or aggressively when you’re drunk. Memory loss can be a problem during drinking and in the long term for regular heavy drinkers.

For more information on how your drinking affects your behaviour please follow this link .

Also, you may have retired and have more time on your hands so have a drink in the afternoon?  Take a look at this video here from Drink Wise.

The good news is that changing the way you drink and making small changes can avoid you getting into embarrassing or dangerous situations that you are likely to regret – and we’re here to help. If you’d like a confidential chat about your drinking, call us on 03000 213900.