Wed Oct 13, 2004
By Karla Gale
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drinking too much alcohol may lead to abnormal rhythm of the atria, the upper chambers of the heart, according to a report from Denmark.
Drs. Lars Frost and Peter Vestergaard, at Aarhus University Hospital, examined the relationship between alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation or flutter among participants of the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study.