Moderate Drinking May Thin Blood, But Not Cause Irregular Heartbeat, Studies Find

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: March 31, 2006

If you like to have a glass or two of wine each night, your heart won't skip a beat over two recent studies on alcohol and cardiovascular health. One, of more than 16,400 people in Denmark, found that light and moderate drinking do not seem to be linked to atrial fibrillation (AF), a form of irregular heartbeat, although heavy drinking is.

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