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Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Prematurely Age Arteries
 

Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Prematurely Age Arteries

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Excessive alcohol consumption increases the risk of alcohol dependency, cardiovascular risk factors including high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, certain types of cancer, suicide and accidents, especially in men, says a study. It has been suggested that
 
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26 Feb 2017 - General
 
This is another reason to advise everybody not to binge drink. Alcohol consumption puts the body in a state of inflammation and stresses the vessel walls. The study has elicited that not only pro-inflammatory cytokines but also collagen deposition contribute to stiffer arteries. Of note concerning alcohol consumption, we have to bear in mind that bar chow are also high in saturated fat and may contribute to the stiffening of arteries. I think the healthcare community should look into that as we...
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