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Alcohol

When it comes to alcohol, you may hear different messages about whether it is good or bad for your聽health. You may also wonder 鈥榟ow much is too much?鈥

High blood pressure is the top risk for stroke. Drinking less alcohol is just one of the ways you can reduce your risk.

Research聽found that less than 3% of Irish adults can correctly identify the聽HSE low-risk guidelines聽for alcohol consumption.聽Drinking above these guidelines can increase your chance of developing high blood pressure.

Keep track and always stick to the聽low-risk guidelines for alcohol consumption. Remember, these are guidelines – not a target.

The recommended maximum weekly limits for men and women

For women, the recommended maximum limit is 11 standard drinks a week. For men, the recommended maximum limit is 17 standard drinks a week.

What is a standard drink?

A standard drink is a specific quantity, based on it containing 10聽grams聽of alcohol.

Remember, these are guidelines – not a target.

Alcohol, calories and weight

Being overweight increases your risk of having a stroke. Alcoholic drinks tend to be very high in calories, so regularly drinking lots of alcohol can make it more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

 

How can I cut down?

 

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