Myth: Having Tolerance Is a Good Thing

Myth: Having Tolerance Is a Good Thing

Developing alcohol tolerance could be a clue that you or someone you love is at risk of developing alcohol-related problems.

Alcohol tolerance can be defined as the following:

A need for increased amounts of alcohol to achieve intoxication or desired effect
Diminished effect with continued use of the same amount of alcohol
Either way, it's one of the warning signs of an alcohol use disorder and it's not a sign of healthy physical function.

T, B. (2020, June 26). 9 Debunked Myths About Drinking Alcohol. Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/top-myths-about-drinking-alcohol-66517