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Binge drinking can cause changes that increase risk of developing heart disease

Posted at: 04/24/2013 6:32 AM

Research says binge drinking during the college years can leave you with more than a bad headache.

A new study finds heavy drinking at a younger age can cause circulation changes that raise the risk of developing heart disease.

These changes are similar to the health issues found in people with a lifetime of heavy alcohol use and also act like the effects of high blood pressure and high cholesterol.