What drinking TWO glasses of wine a day does to your heart: Shocking scans reveal how regular alcohol consumption can lead to an irregular heartbeat (Excerpt)
Alcohol can cause tissue damage and scarring which interrupt electrical signals
These signals are vital for controlling and maintaining a regular heart rhythm
People who have 14 alcoholic drinks per week could be damaging their heart
By SAM BLANCHARD
10 January 2019
Disturbing heart scans have revealed the damage regular drinking can inflict on the organ.
Evidence already exists to show that consuming too much alcohol boosts your risk of developing an irregular heartbeat.
And now scientists have found two glasses of wine a day is enough to damage the electrical signals which control the organ’s rhythm.
Researchers have now released images showing the difference between the hearts of non-drinkers and those who consume ‘moderate’ amounts.