It’s a well-documented fact that alcohol does more harm than good to your body. It raises your risk of accidents, sickness, liver damage, and alcohol dependency.
What’s not widely known, however, is the effects of alcohol on bone health. But according to the National Institutes of Health, people who recover from alcoholism often develop osteoporosis; a condition that makes the bones dense and prone to fracture.
Our orthopedic doctor in Boca Raton reminds us that, while drinking alcohol this holiday season might be fun and cannot be tantamount to alcoholism, it might still be a good idea to reconsider binging on beer, cocktails, and other alcoholic drinks for the following reasons:
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