New York, NY
A 53-year-old female asked:
Is is ok for a post menopausal woman to have 2 glasses of red wine occasionally? not nightly! does 2 glass occasional use cause damage to the heart?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Ok for wine: Your description of occasional 1-2 5oz glasses of wine should be fine, and not cause any damage to the heart.
You may have seen reports,of health benefits from a single glass,of,wine due to reservatrol from grape,skins. Enjoy!
Regardless, I have noticed some patients interpret that if one glass of good many must be better! That is not the question you asked, or my response.
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Last updated Feb 24, 2020
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