What happens to your body when you stop drinking for 3 months?

What happens to your body when you stop drinking for 3 months?

After a few months of refraining from booze, all of the positive changes that come from abstinence add up to significantly improved long-term health projections. “Within a month to a few months, we start to see a decrease in heart-related issues such as high cholesterol and blood pressure levels,” Johnson says.

How long has it been since I stopped drinking alcohol?

I can’t believe it has been 4 months since I made the monumental decision to stop drinking alcohol forever. For over twenty years I had drank red wine pretty much every day, usually a bottle a night, sometimes often more. As the years went by my dependency got worse and it started to dawn on me that alcohol had a pretty tight grip on my life.

What happens when you don’t drink for a year?

After having a few more nights of drinking heavily (and the resulting hangovers) over a couple of months, I decided to put the idea of not drinking alcohol for a year to practice. I set a starting day. I had one last night of heavy drinking, then I started my one-year challenge on the day I set.

What did I learn in 4 months of not drinking?

I also learned that most of them didn’t realise I had a problem with alcohol. That is a lot of learning in just four months, they have truly been the most amazing few months and I am so happy to have been able to make this change and improve my life for the better in so many ways.

Why did I start drinking at the age of 15?

Since the age of 15, whenever I had a bad day, I would drink. Alcohol would be the litter to carry me to the next day when I was wounded. I also liked going out at night. Going out, drinking, socializing, and meeting girls were all fun things to do.

How long has it been since I had a drink?

So it’s officially been two months since I’ve had a drink. Before you applaud me for my outrageous self-control, I will voluntarily point out that I have been living in Qatar for four months, a nation with one of the strictest alcohol policies on Earth.

When did I drink alcohol after 4 months?

The final act of the experiment was to drink again—two drinks in the first session, and a few more in another session—to see where alcohol and its effects stand with me now, after four dry months. On May 3 rd I had two strongish craft beers at a local brewery.

What happens when you go 60 days without alcohol?

Although I will probably go back to drinking moderately after this extended experiment, going without it for more than 60 days has put a serious damper on my desire to drink, especially in the quantities and at the frequency I used to.

How long did it take for alcohol cravings to go away?

You get the picture. Although the first 48 hours were the hardest, it took about three months for my cravings to go away. And six more for me to quit thinking about drinking. Alcohol was my off button, a signal that it was time to unwind.