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Can people with a heart pacemaker drink alcohol occassionally?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes, usually

Unless the underlying reason for the cardiac condition is not alcohol related or exacerbated, social consumption of alcohol should not be a problem. Best to discuss with one's own physician.

In brief: Yes, usually

Unless the underlying reason for the cardiac condition is not alcohol related or exacerbated, social consumption of alcohol should not be a problem. Best to discuss with one's own physician.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: you bet

There is no specific contraindication for drinking alcohol in a setting of a pacemaker.
While we rarely advise binge drinking (wink), modest alcohol consumption remains entirely reasonable assuming you have no other condition which precludes the use of alcohol.

In brief: you bet

There is no specific contraindication for drinking alcohol in a setting of a pacemaker.
While we rarely advise binge drinking (wink), modest alcohol consumption remains entirely reasonable assuming you have no other condition which precludes the use of alcohol.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner
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