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How can alcohol effects the heart, and why does beat fast when we are normally drunk?

How can  alcohol effects the heart, and why does beat fast when we are normally drunk?

Alcohol: Most of us aren't normally drunk. They call it intoxicated because you are poisoned. Alcohol in drunk doses poisons the heart and brain and other tissues. ...Read more

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Alcohol excess effects on heart?

Alcohol excess effects on heart?

Cardiomyopathy: There r many--similar 2diabetes but weakening the heart muscle is probably the worst. ...Read more

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Had mitral valve repair surgery 6months ago..If i drink alcohol will it have harmful effects on heart since i had surgery to fix leaking heart valve?

Had mitral valve repair surgery 6months ago..If i drink alcohol will it have harmful effects on heart since i had surgery to fix leaking heart valve?

Heart valve surgery: It is important to follow your surgeon and other doctors advice concerning diet and alcohol consumption. If you have forgotten the advice then call your doctors office and ask for clarification of the advice. ...Read more

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How alcohol affects heart ?

How alcohol affects heart ?

Alcohol & Heart: Regular ethanol intake can cause a cardiomyopathy that features dilation of heart chambers and gradual weakening of heart muscle. Thiamine deficiency can coexist and participate in heart disease progression. Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is widely recognized and not uncommon. ...Read more

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What's the deal with alcohol -- is it good for me or bad for my heart?

What's the deal with alcohol -- is it good for me or bad for my heart?

Good Question!: There's a lot of confusing information out there. And usually, the information may hold true for some, but be not true for others. Every human being truly is a study of one: there has never been a person exactly like you before, there is not one now and there never will be a person exactly like you. Having said that, it depends on the needs of your body. Alcohol is a poison. Use wisely. ...Read more

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Did alcohol raise heart beat ?If yes, how much?

Did alcohol raise heart beat ?If yes, how much?

Yes: It can also precipitate very fast cardiac arrythmias that could be life threatening. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause a heart flutter?

Can alcohol cause a heart flutter?

Yes: Atrial fibrillation, one of the most rhythm disturbances, can be caused by alcohol, and when people get it after binging it has been called "holiday heart." it usually occurs after larger doses of alcohol, and would indicate drinking at unsafe levels. Safe levels are less than 7 drinks per week in women, and no more than 3 drinks on any drinking occasion. If you drink more than this, talk to md. ...Read more

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Why does alcohol cause heart palpitation?

Why does alcohol cause heart palpitation?

Let me help you: It depletes the body of magnesium, which is essential for normal heart rhythm. Because it is a diuretic, it can lead to dehydration, which adversely affects the electrolytes necessary for proper heart function. ...Read more

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