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Alcohol

Alcohol and Heart Disease

Alcohol and heart disease are strongly linked.  Below please see the recommendations for both men and women.

Men:

17 standard drinks (=170 grams (or 210 mls) of pure alcohol), spread out over the course of the week with at least two to three alcohol free days

Women:

11 standard drinks (=110 grams (140 mls) of pure alcohol), spread out over the course of a week, with at least two to three alcohol free days.

 

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Alcohol and Heart Disease

Excessive alcohol:

  • Causes high blood pressure
  • Can lead to cardiomyopathy

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