Physio-pathological effects of alcohol on the cardiovascular system: its role in hypertension and cardiovascular disease

Alcohol has complex effects on the cardiovascular system. The purpose of this article is to review physio-pathological effects of alcohol on cardiovascular and related systems and to describe its role in hypertension and cardiovascular disease. The relationship between alcohol and hypertension is well known, and a reduction in the alcohol intake is widely… CONTINUE READING