Moderate Drinking Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk among Women

Moderate Drinking Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk among Women

Women, who take alcohol, are said to be at a reduced risk of suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. As per a new study, women, who take three drinks per week and that too for a decade, are said to be having 52% less chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

A comparison was also being done of women, who take alcohol and the ones, who do not take it all. It was revealed that latter group was at an increased risk of developing the problem.

The research has given one more topic to ponder over and that topic is moderate drinking for women, is not unhealthy. Authors of the study were of the view that it shall however, be noted that they have found benefit factor for only those women, who are moderate drinkers.

Study authors further affirmed that nothing could be said of women, who are heavy drinkers. "The results of this study indicate that moderate consumption of alcohol may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis among women", read the study findings.

Experts informed about rheumatoid arthritis that it is categorized under autoimmune diseases, and generally occurs in old age, and affects the cells that are present in the human body joints.


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