You may have heard that moderate alcohol consumption can improve heart health. But there’s a fine line between healthy and hazardous drinking. Here’s what you need to know before you raise a glass.
The stress of adapting to a major life transition like retirement may trigger people to drink more. Here’s what you can do about it.
Drinking alcohol in limted amounts has been shown to have health benefits, but even moderate drinking isn’t without risks to heart health.
Light to moderate drinking—such as a glass of wine with dinner—can be beneficial to your health.
Heavy alcohol consumption, especially binge drinking, takes a toll on memory function. In a study published in Epidemiology, midlife binge drinking more than tripled the risk of developing dementia in later life.
Those who end their days with a nightcap can instead use this technique for better sleep.