Alcohol abuse leads to cancer, strokes, heart disease, brain damage

It’s no secret that excessive alcohol consumption can take a serious toll on your health. While we often associate alcohol abuse with car crashes and cirrhosis of the liver, these are not the only health risks posed by drinking too many alcoholic beverages. The previously held thought that a glass of red wine a day could have a protective effect on the heart may no longer hold ground. … Continue reading Alcohol abuse leads to cancer, strokes, heart disease, brain damage

Prescribed Drugs with this Feature Linked to Memory Loss & Stroke

Recently, scientists have found that drugs with a type of feature may greatly harm people’s brain health. The feature is called anticholinergic property. It exists in many commonly prescribed drugs, such as drugs for allergies, Parkinson’s disease, depression and heart disease. Previous research has shown that this anticholinergic feature could disturb communication between parts of the nervous system. The negative outcomes include blurred vision, confusion, … Continue reading Prescribed Drugs with this Feature Linked to Memory Loss & Stroke