This is an excerpt from VeryWellMind’s article for which Dr. Volpicelli was interviewed for his expert commentary. Click the link below to read the full article.
“Stopping drinking isn’t always easy, especially if you’ve misused alcohol for years. However, there are many benefits of quitting alcohol, so it is essential to take the steps needed to stop alcohol use.
Research shows that some of the damage caused to the brain, liver, cardiovascular system, and gut will slowly heal when you stop drinking. After you get past the temporary though sometimes severe discomfort of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, you’ll notice increasing improvements in your mental and physical health.”