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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Port Wine

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Are port wine stains inherited?

Are port wine stains inherited?

PORT WINE STAINS: Port wine stains may be inherited but you can get these without any inheretence and these may appear even if there is no family history. ...Read more

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What's the benefits of wine which is available at super market ?

What's the benefits of wine which is available at super market ?

Alcohol: Wine is epidemiologically associated with a lower incidence of heart disease. It doesn't matter where you buy it. (6 oz) 1 glass for women and (12 oz) 2 glasses for men is beneficial. The more you drink, the less the benefit/more the harm. ...Read more

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Does red wine have any know benefits?

Does red wine have any know benefits?

Probably, but...: Many doctors agree that something in red wine appears to help your heart. It's possible that antioxidants, such as flavonoids or a substance called resveratrol, have heart-healthy benefits and can increase HDL ( good cholesterol levels). After one glass a day however there is no known benefit and may actually have negative effects, so all things in moderation. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for port-wine stains?

What is the treatment for port-wine stains?

Laser; occas surgery: For most port wine stains, serial laser therapy can greatly reduce the color and if started early enough, return the skin to near-normal appearance. Sometimes, these stained areas may increase in size and thickness, and surgery may be necessary to return this back to normal size and contour appearance. ...Read more

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How does drinking wine benefit a person's health?

How does drinking wine benefit a person's health?

It depends: The Greeks had a saying "one man's food is another's poison" While the nutritional value of wine can't be denied, the risks and benefits for the alcohol within it are determined by contextual variables that go far beyond a quick answer. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of having red wine?

Has antioxidants: There is evidence that those who have about 1 drink of alcohol a day have better health than those who don't drink at all or who drink larger amounts, with lower risk of heart disease, cancer & alzheimer's. Red wine may be the healthiest choice because it contains proanthocyanidans, which are antioxidant flavonoids. See http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/2011/10/19/red-wine-health_n_1018934.Html. ...Read more

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I s port wine stain genetic?

I s port wine stain genetic?

Mostly not: Most port wine stains are birth defects due to unique conditions of fetal development. A few uncommon ones do run in families. But most are isolated and cannot be passed on to the next generation. There is laser treatment which can attenuate them and sometimes practically eliminate them. ...Read more