Cheers...Drinking a little bit of alcohol if having heart failure won't worsen it
Don’t go overboard, but daily glass of wine isn’t harmful for old heart failure patients

Heart failure is a condition when the heart slowly loses its capacity to pump blood effectively. A recent study shows that those diagnosed with heart failure and are over 65 years of age can drink in moderation without the risk of worsening their condition.

And by moderation it means one and two per day for women and men respectively. But, those who have never had alcohol before and have now developed heart failure shouldn’t begin drinking now.

The researchers reanalysed data of 5888 patients from an old Cardiovascular Health Study conducted from 1989 to 1993 to come to this conclusion.

Read the full story: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Scientific publication: JAMA Network Open


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