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WSJ: Why She Drinks: Women and Alcohol Abuse

Funny thing happens when you hit menopause – a woman’s body retains alcohol longer (we have more fat) than men (they also retain more water – diluting the alcohol).  So a little bit of alcohol goes much farther in the smaller woman – I finally gave up inbibing nitely and now just drink a bit socially – sleep better and feel sharp the next day.

Women’s growing predilection for wine has a darker side—and the only way to deal with it is to acknowledge the profound differences between how women and men abuse alcohol.

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