Impact of acute ethanol intake on cardiac autonomic regulation

Abstract Acute alcohol consumption may facilitate cardiac arrhythmias underlying the ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’. Autonomic imbalance is promoting atrial arrhythmias. We analyzed the effects of alcohol on measures of the cardiac autonomic nervous system and their relation to arrhythmias. In 15 healthy...

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Main Authors: Stefan Brunner, Raphaela Winter, Christina Werzer, Lukas von Stülpnagel, Ina Clasen, Annika Hameder, Andreas Stöver, Matthias Graw, Axel Bauer, Moritz F. Sinner
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Nature Publishing Group 2021-06-01
Series:Scientific Reports
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92767-y