Section last updated: January 10, 2017
Stroke & Alcohol
The key to Cardiac health?
By Harvey E. Finkel, M.D.
Differing association of alcohol consumption with different stroke types: a systematic review and meta analysis (Dec 2016)
The association of reported alcohol intake with the risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage: A meta-analysis (Nov 2016)
A meta-analysis shows that light alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, while heavier drinking may increase risk (June 2014)
Moderate drinking associated with lower risk of stroke in women (May 2012)
Impact of a healthy lifestyle on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality after stroke  (Feb 2012)
Alcohol consumption and risk of stroke in women (Jan 2011)
Binge drinking increases death risk in men with high blood pressure (Nov 2010)
Alcohol consumption and the risk of morbidity and mortality for different stroke types - a systematic review and meta-analysis (Oct 2010)
Alcohol and acute ischemic stroke onset (Oct 2010)
Animal study suggests resveratrol could protect against ichemic stroke 
Any potential beneficial effect of moderate alcohol consumption on stroke risk appears to be negated if individuals also smoke
Binge drinking may raise stroke risk
Study confirms J shaped curve for alcohol consumption and stroke risk
Lowering cholestrol lowers women's stroke risk
Red wine may help prevent stroke damage
Healthy lifestyle reduces women's ischemic stroke risk
Healthy lifestyle reduces women’s stroke risk
Alcohol and Stroke
Coffee and alcohol for stroke victims
Modest Alcohol Consumption Tempers stroke risk in young women
National Stroke association consensus statement
Moderate Drinking reduces the risk of stroke
Alcohol consumption and stroke
Convincing Evidence of research on strokes
Protective effect of moderate alcohol consumption against ischaemic stroke
Alcohol and stroke
by Elizabeth Holmgrem of the Wine Institute
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