Giving up — or cutting down on — alcohol for even just a month can have serious benefits to your health. And although October is more than halfway through, there’s still time to jump on the fad and reap the rewards, because any length of sobriety has benefits. Here are 10 great reasons for doing it.
Reason #4: Reduced cancer risk. Researchers have found that after a month of abstinence, people have reduced levels of cancer-related growth factors circulating in their bodies.
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Reason #8: No more hangovers. This is an obvious benefit, but still great. This is an even better reason as you get older because the head-throbbing, queasy, day-after effects feel like they become worse as you age (even if they actually don’t).