By Gillian May
Original Source: original.newsbreak.com
In the past, some research has shown that alcohol may be healthy for the heart. However, current research now says that any amount of alcohol is damaging to the brain, heart, immune system, and other organs. Recent research in 2016 and 2018 shows that low-dose alcohol is still dangerous for heart and brain health and can be deadly when combined with other illnesses.
As a former nurse and recovering alcoholic, I want people to have the most accurate health information about alcohol and its effects on the body. Although alcohol wreaks havoc on all body systems, let's look at what it does to the heart specifically, because for sure alcohol is hard on the heart. Even though previous reports discussed protective benefits of alcohol on cardiovascular health, these reports have now been largely refuted. For example...click here to continue reading