Items Tagged ‘alcohol use’

Ask the Doctors - How beneficial or risky is a daily glass of wine?

April 12, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How beneficial or risky is a daily glass of wine?

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Dear Doctors: I enjoy a nice glass of wine at the end of the day, but I’ve heard various reports about its health risks. So, tell me: In women, does alcohol increase or decrease the chances of premature death? It depends on the amount.  The most definitive study on this topic was done in 1995. […]

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Tags: alcohol consumption, alcohol for women, alcohol use, Ask the Doctors, atrial fibrillation, breast cancer risk, Dr. Robert Ashley, healthy lifestyle


Ask the Doctors - Could stress be contributing to my or my husband's infertility?

April 3, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Could stress be contributing to my or my husband’s infertility?

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Dear Doctor: My husband and I are trying to have a baby, but we’re having problems conceiving. Could my stress be to blame? Dear Reader: First, let’s consider a couple of statistics, specifically as they relate to women. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 6.1 percent of married women between the […]

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Tags: alcohol, alcohol use, caffeine, Caffine, Conceiving, Conception rate, Dr. Robert Ashley, enzyme, Fertility specialist, Fertility treatments, getting pregnant, Infertile