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Ever wonder how alcohol affects your body? Alcohol consumption in moderation has been touted as being good for health . But what really happens when you drink? Watch this video to find out.
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Moderate drinking may help your health, but heavy boozing only hurts it. Here are the pros and cons of how alcohol affects your body:
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There are some pros of drinking though. When consumed in moderation alcohol may protect the heart by raising 'good' HDL cholesterol, decreasing inflammation and 'thinning the blood' (preventing clots that can cause heart attack and stroke). Moderate drinking also increases estrogen, which protects the heart a benefit particularly helpful to postmenopausal women whose reduced estrogen levels increase their risk of heart disease.
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