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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Alcohol: Alcohol can cause some vasodilation.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Due excessive calories. Alcohol in small amounts may decrease cv risk according to some studies.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
How much, how often?: Alcohol in low doses (1 drink/ day) may in some people delay the process of atherosclerosis. Anything more (2 drinks+/day) will have a net negative ef ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not in moderation: Not in moderation. Improper fatty food and junk food diet, weight gain, lack of exercise high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and diabetes and ba ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: A celiac block and ablation often helps abdominal pain.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience General Practice
It can reduce events: Various studies show moderate alcohol consumption, between 3 and 7 drinks per week, reduces the risk of cardiac events, including heart attack. There ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Acute alcohol intoxication can cause acidosis. The effect blood gases from chronic alcoholism would depend on the end-organ damage. Cirrhosis with mar ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Atherosclerosis: No evidence to support omega 3 os able to do so.UR however right to be concerned so please consult a medical professional for risk assessment and mana ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Borrego
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Do not: Any narcotic should not be mixed with alcohol. Together these can exacerbate or worsen normal faculties and lead to greater impairment in judgement a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ativan: I would recommend waiting 12 hours before mixing alcohol with ativan.. There is still some risk with driving even after 12 hours. Bottom line: don't d ... Read More

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