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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience in Urgent Care
Bad: It can be just as bad if not worse then drinking a six-pack a day. It's alcohol abuse either way. Both can lead to cirrhosis, dementia, increase ris ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Binging: Over extended period of time, neurotoxicity likely.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Gargiulo
31 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
TTC?: Not familiar with ttc.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Fetal alcohol effect reflects a dose related intensity of findings.The original FAS description from France in the 50's came from alcoholics, many of ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: No energy drinks, including monster and gatorade, are healthy. They have just simply become recreational beverages.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Twelve beers a day ?: Why u w twelve beers a day ? It can cause u worse than that...!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Not so bad: Eating unhealthy only once a week is not bad as long as you eat healthy rest of the time.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Alcohol Questions: Have you ever felt you should cut down on your drinking? Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking? Have you ever felt bad or guilty ab ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It may ok for a week or two. For our body to function properly, we need a diet of carb, fat, protein in proper proportion and fluid for hydration.
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in Family Medicine
Alcoholism: I'm not sure which is the fastest way to get cirrhosis and ruin your liver, but it is time to at least read the book alcoholics anonymous. It will hel ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Protein Drinks: One drink per day with no more than 15 to 20 grams of protein is sufficient along with your regular meals. Excess protein can be a problem so no parti ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: No reason why not as far as I know! Dr Z
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Probably: Consider attending a meeting of alcoholics anonymous and see if it fits.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Certain criteria need to be met to make a diagnosis of alcohol dependence.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not able to compare: Is it better to eat rat poison or insecticide? Cannabis & alcohol can adversely effect health. Both can also have limited positive effects on health ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Barnhart
47 years experience in Psychiatry
Not much, yet: You're exceeding what most physicians consider the maximum for your age and sex - about 3 drinks/day about 5 days/week. All this a bit arbitrary, of ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Not to be expected: This pattern of alcohol consumption would not be expected to result in seizures during absence of alcohol, unless of course you are misinterpreting yo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Manel Silva
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
They're unrelated: Energy drinks usually have lots of caffeine (which can affect your heart esp if you have an underlying condition, and affects sleep) and sugar (a prob ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ostrow
41 years experience in Pulmonology
Pop Tarts?: Normal no, common yes. You had gastroesophogeal reflux, a very common condition. Tonight, take Tums (calcium carbonate) or some other antacid. Conside ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Eating disorders: can be very dangerous. Please see a doctor who specializes in them to be evaluated and treated. Congrats on asking this question. It is a good star ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Bigger picture: My friend, you have a bigger issue here that involves your alcohol dependence. Get treatment for your alcoholism. The damage you are doing to yourself ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Only if you lose...: How much? I'm not aware of an studies suggesting harm from occasional alcohol consumption in athletes, assuming you don't get drunk before your race. ... Read More
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