Alcohol May Cause You to Develop Irregular Heartbeat

Even in moderation, alcohol may be hard on your heart. A new study finds that having as little as one to three alcoholic drinks each day may increase your risk for atrial fibrillation (Afib). The most common abnormal heart rhythm, Afib causes symptoms including lack of energy, dizziness, shortness of breath, heart palpitations and chest pain. … Read More

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Recipe: ‘Boosted’ Bloody Mary

If you’re gonna blend up a Bloody Mary, why not sneak in some omega-3 fatty acids to boost the nutrients? The secret ingredient: kale. This leafy green is an excellent natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, which aids memory and protects your heart and joints. That said, drink the alcohol in moderation so you don’t … Read More

5 Surprising Facts About Alcohol (Slideshow)

Like your favorite mixed drink, alcohol can be a mixed bag when it comes to your health. From potential benefits to possible risks, these five facts about the effects of drinking may surprise you. [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”622″ transitions=”default”]