A glass of beer or wine every night increases your risk of cancer by 10 percent.
- Aussies who drink one drink per night have a 10% increased chance of developing cancer 10
- ‘Moderate’ drinking has been linked to eight cancers, including breast cancer.
- On average Australians drink much more alcohol than any other country.
A major study found that Australians who drank just one night were more than ten percent more likely to develop cancer.
Drinking just seven standard drinks per week This is equivalent to a glass of wine or half a glass of beer. It significantly increases the risk of developing eight types of cancer, including the breast and mouth.
The study was led by Cancer Council researcher Dr Peter Sarich and published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Australians are more likely to develop alcohol-related cancer than other nationalities. It was found that, on average, they drink 50 percent more than people around the world.
A new landmark study finds that Australians who drank just one night are ten percent more likely to develop cancer (Stock)
one standard drink
Red wine and sparkling – 100mLm
Light Beer – 425mL
Medium Strength Beer – 375mL
Full Power Beer – 285mL
Spirit – 30mL
Cider – 285mL
Source: National Health and Medical Research Council
30 percent of oral cancers in Australia are linked to alcohol. and one in five cases of breast cancer in women.
The study looked at Australians over 45 and found that 16 per cent of Australian adults consumed more than two drinks per day.
These people are about 20-25 percent more likely to develop cancer.
The older the person, the greater the risk of drinking alcohol.
Women in their 50s are among the most prone to alcohol-related cancers. Because their bodies can’t drink less alcohol than men.
While the health campaign focuses on youth binge drinking. The report found that alcohol harms older people who are often unaware of the dangers of drinking.
“It’s important to target this population. Due to the evidence that more than half of Australia’s over 50 at-risk drinkers do not perceive their drinking levels to be harmful. and identified as a light drinker occasional drink or drinking to socialize,” the study said.
The authors also warn that binge drinking, regardless of the amount consumed, may increase cancer risk.
‘Previous studies have indicated that drinking patterns Staged “binge drinking” … may increase cancer risk It does not depend on the overall alcohol consumption,” they said.
On average Australians get drunk 31 times a year, behind only Scotland and England. in which people are drunk for 33.7 and 33.8 days, respectively.
Just drinking a glass of wine a day increases your risk of cancer by 10 percent.
Addiction and alcoholism in Australia
* About 1 in 20 Australians struggle with substance abuse or addiction problems each year. But only a quarter asked for help.
* If you drink a lot of alcohol You may need to rely on alcohol to feel good. Your drinking habits can be dangerous and a form of substance abuse.
* You or someone you know may drink too much if they:
– Have a strong desire to drink
– Can’t control how much you drink
– Feel physical effects such as nausea, sweating, tremors, and anxiety if you stop drinking after a period of heavy drinking.
– You have to drink more and more to feel as good as ever.
– Drink while alone or hide alcohol from family members.
– Struggling with work, education, or relationships for no apparent reason
– Lie about how much you drink
– Drink early or worry about when to drink.
– Forget what they said or did while they were drinking.
* If you drink too much alcohol You’re more at risk for illnesses like heart and liver disease, cancer, diabetes, and brain damage.
* It can also negatively affect those around you as it is a major player in car accidents. Domestic violence and crime
* The most important starting point for treatment is to talk to your doctor about ways to control your alcohol consumption.
Source: direct health