Heavy drinking raises risk of heart attack, stroke

05/15/2008 | Reuters

New research shows that men who consume more than 21 alcoholic beverages per week are more likely to have high blood pressure, stiff arteries and rigid heart muscles, boosting their risk of heart attack and stroke. Women who had more than 14 drinks per week were more likely to have enlarged hearts, also a risk factor for cardiovascular events.

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