Thursday, February 26, 2009

A to Z of women’s health


A – ALCOHOL

A little alcohol can help protect your heart your heart after menopause, but too much can e dangerous. Alcohol slightly increases breast cancer risk while heavy drinking may increase your osteoporosis risk. But research shows that women are more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol than men, so they’re more prone to serious problems such as liver disease and alcohol induced brain damage.

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