Reducing alcohol intake can cut stroke risk

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Registered: 06-23-2011
Reducing alcohol intake can cut stroke risk
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Thu, 06-23-2011 - 11:55am

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can increase an individual’s risk of a stroke, according to a new study.

Tulane University researchers concluded that heavy drinking – more than 21 drinks per week – can induce hypertension (high blood pressure), which is a key risk factor for a stroke.



Some more: http://healthinformationworld.com/2011/06/reducing-alcohol-intake-can-cut-stroke-risk/

Community Leader
Registered: 10-22-2001

This sounds interesting, I am going to check it out.

Thanks for sharing it.

Nightangel