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  There is nothing wrong with having the occasional tipple, but drinking too much can cause problems.

Alcohol is high in calories and so can make you put on weight. It's also a diuretic, which means it makes the body lose more water than usual. So when you drink alcohol, you need to have more non-alcoholic drinks that aren't diuretics, otherwise it's easy to get dehydrated.

Heavy drinking can lead to a wide range of health problems, including cancer, liver disease, stroke, high blood pressure and can affect mental health.