Wednesday, April 29, 2009

When Do You Know You're Drinking Too Much?

Those with mood, anxiety or attention deficit disorders or addictions in their family history are at greater risk. Once you note those factors, take the CAGE questionnaire (have you thought about Cutting down on your drinking, become Annoyed by criticism of your drinking, felt Guilty about your drinking, or had a morning drink as an Eyeopener). If you need hard numbers: "If every time you go out you have 4 or more drinks, and you're going out more than 3 or 4 times a week, you have a problem!