Drink a day lowers stroke risk

March 8, 2012 6:20:06 PM PST
There's a reason women may want to have a drink every day.

Women who drink a light to moderate amount of alcohol have a lower risk of stroke than women who never drink.

Researchers believe alcohol prevents blood clots and cholesterol from accumulating in the arteries.

However the opposite happens when women drink too much.

Light to moderate drinking means one drink a day.

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