About Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

‘Splash Of Wine’ To Ease Stress Can Create Health ‘Timebomb’ For Women

by Aruna on October 23, 2009 at 9:50 AM
Font : A-A+

‘Splash Of Wine’ To Ease Stress Can Create Health ‘Timebomb’ For Women

A UK expert says that a splash of wine at the end of a tough day to ease the stress of daily living could create a health 'timebomb' for women.

According to Prof Ian Gilmore, president of the UK Royal College of Physicians, females who regularly drink wine to wind down as they juggle career and family risk liver disease and becoming alcohol dependent, reports The Couriermail.

Advertisement

"Women in their role as mother or carer use alcohol to cope with exhaustion, anxiety, isolation and with stressful life events," Prof Gilmore said.

"Alcohol is a sedative and a relaxant but used on a regular basis can really put people at high risk. Women are storing up a health timebomb by drinking this regularly.

"My fear is that such women are at risk of developing liver disease or becoming alcohol dependent," the expert added.

A survey found half of all British mothers drank at home at least three or four nights a week.

Source: ANI
ARU
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
What's New on Medindia
Top 10 Vitamin B12 Foods for Vegetarians - Slideshow
Targeted Screening Program Beneficial for Prostate Cancer Screening
Are Menopause Symptoms Troubling You?: Try these Options
View all
Recommended Reading
News Archive
Date
Category
Advertisement
News Category

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Palpitations And Arrhythmias Stress Relief Through Alternative Medicine Stress and the Gender Divide Andropause / Male Menopause Heart Attack- Lifestyle Risks Is Your Man Moody? Tired All The Time Women More Prone to Road Rage Quiz on Weight Loss Stress 

Most Popular on Medindia

Indian Medical Journals Drug Side Effects Calculator Hearing Loss Calculator Find a Doctor Selfie Addiction Calculator Pregnancy Confirmation Calculator Loram (2 mg) (Lorazepam) A-Z Drug Brands in India Iron Intake Calculator Accident and Trauma Care

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2022

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use