Published in Heart Disease Weekly, April 24th, 2005
Study 1: Excessive alcohol intake increases the risk of arterial stiffening in men with normal blood pressure.
"Excessive alcohol intake is a known atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk factor. However, the relation between excessive alcohol intake and atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in subjects with normal blood pressure has not been fully elucidated. This cross-sectional study investigated the relationship between alcohol intake and arterial stiffness, as assessed using brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity, in men with normal blood pressure. Middle-aged male...
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