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For healthy individuals, moderate alcohol consumption is safe. Moderate alcohol consumption is defined as having up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men. Individuals with liver disease should consult their physician regarding the safety of alcohol use.
The treatment for alcoholic liver disease varies based on the type and severity of disease. Invariably, stopping drinking is the first step. Patients with alcoholic hepatitis and alcoholic cirrhosis may require additional treatment under your doctor’s guidance.