Tag: Stroke

Drinking and Coronary Artery Disease Risk in US Veterans: Effects of Alcohol

Drinking and coronary artery disease risk are related. The evidence clearly shows that drinking alcohol in moderation leads to lower risk of coronary artery disease. That’s one of the reasons it generally leads to longer life. Beer, wine and distilled spirits appear to have the same health benefits. Spirits include rum, vodka, tequila, gin, whiskey, …

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Lifestyle and Cardiovascular Disease & Mortality among Middle-Aged & Older Women

Lifestyle and cardiovascular disease is important to post-menopausal women. Following menopause, cardiovascular disease and resulting death increase greatly. I. The Disease Cardiovascular disease involves diseases of the heart and blood vessels. It includes heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, valve problems and stroke. It is the number cause of death for both men and women.  Cardiovascular …

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Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health (How Much to Drink for Good Health and Long Life)

I. Cardiovascular Health. Researchers summarized the medical findings about drinking alcohol and cardiovascular  health. They reported on several things. One was all-cause mortality. That is, death from any cause. They also reported on coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, heart failure, and ischemic stroke, among others. They defined light to moderate drinking as up …

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Drinking Alcohol, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health, and Mortality (What You Need to Know)

I. Research Evidence Investigators reviewed existing research on the effects of drinking alcohol, diabetes, cardiovascular health, and mortality. They focused on type 2 or adult-onset diabetes, They found that light and moderate alcohol consumption decreases the risk of diabetes, according to most studies. However, they report that heavy and binge drinking increase that risk. Among …

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Moderate Drinking Reduces Heart and Circulation Diseases (Cardiovascular Diseases)

The Study. Doctors have known for decades that drinking in moderation contributes to a long, healthy life. The reason is simple. Moderate drinking reduces heart and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases cause over half of all deaths in developed countries. Thus, moderate drinkers tend to be healthier and live loner. Learn more about some of the …

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Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease: Moderate Drinking is Protective

Large Study of Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease Researchers investigated alcohol and cardiovascular disease. They studied 1,937,360 adults aged 30 or older. All were free of cardiovascular disease. And all were from from the CALIBER (Cardiovascular research using Linked bespoke studies and electronic health records) Program. The investigators categorized individuals as non drinkers, former drinkers, occasional …

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Cardiovascular Health Benefitted from Drinking Over Guidelines

Hundreds of studies have found that cardiovascular health is better among moderate drinkers. Many different research methods have been used. They all point to the same conclusion. Moderate drinking improves the health of the circulatory system, including the heart. Moderate drinkers tend to enjoy better health and live longer. That’s compared to either abstainers or …

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