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Are there alternative treatments for heart abnormalities?

Lifestyle changes are the most common complementary treatments, those not intended to replace but complement conventional medical treatment. In addition to eating diet low in artery-clogging saturated fats, you may have heard of the benefits of drinking red wine or other alcohol. Studies on the effectiveness of red wine in reducing incidence of heart diseases are inconclusive; therefore, some doctors recommend red wine and some do not. You may want to participate in a clinical trial on red wine or other treatments. Clinical trials are current studies used to develop new treatments through a rigorous scientific process.

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