Can Moderate Drinking Really Help Your Heart? What Experts Think

Can Moderate Drinking Really Help Your Heart? What Experts Think

However, experts say they do not recommend alcohol consumption as a way to reduce heart disease risk. Moderate alcohol consumption was defined as no more than one alcoholic beverage per day for women. This study is the first to show a benefit to the heart through stress reduction from moderate drinking. Experts caution against using alcohol to reduce stress While the study’s findings suggest that moderate alcohol use may help heart health by improving stress, Mezue urges caution in regards to using it for this purpose. It “does not prove that moderate alcohol consumption actually reduces stress leading to lower cardiac event rates,” he explained.

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