Liver detox: Month-long detox to get over alcohol-fuelled Christmas "can do more harm than good"

Month-long detox to get over alcohol-fuelled Christmas “can do more harm than good”Doctor says a month”s detox is “medically futile” /12/31/article-2080799-02AE887F000005DC-76_468x458.jpg” width=”468″ height=”458″ alt=”Doctors say that the so-called “Janopause” – when drinkers cut out alcohol for only the first month of the year – is “medically futile” and fails to rejuvenate the liver in the long term” class=”blkBorder” /> Doctors say that the so-called “Janopause” – when drinkers cut out alcohol for only the first month of the year – is “medically futile” and fails to rejuvenate the liver in the long term This can then cause people to consume more from February onwards and lead to more significant harm. And while a month-long break can give the liver a rest, experts warn that it does not heal any damage already caused by regular heavy drinking.