More Britons than ever are "turning to the bottle" to relieve stress. In a recent survey a third of people said that they had a drink to feel less stressed.

Turning to Drink

  • One in three women booze to cope with stress – and its taking a toll on our health
  • 5 million people say that they are "extremely stressed" at work
  • More Britons than ever are "turning to the bottle" to relieve stress. In a recent survey a third of people said that they had a drink to feel less stressed
  • There are easier – and cheaper – ways to deal with stress

A Stress Reliever? No

  • It's a depressant
  • Initial feeling of euphoria and release that comes with having a few drinks doesn't last
  • Drink can actually stop you confronting your problems
  • Say no to a nightcap – or you'll find yourself waking up more often

Six Signs You May Be Drinking Too Much...

  • You think about when you can have your next drink
  • You have more than the occasional hangover
  • You have a drink before you can face certain situations
  • You often feel you need a drink
  • You argue with your partner more
  • You get annoyed when anyone questions your drinking habits