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does beer and or wine consumption affect glaucoma

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably Not: There is no conclusive evidence that alcohol consumption increases the risk of or control of glaucoma. In fact, it may be suggested that moderate alc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
DEPENDS: Depends on how much alcohol consumption we are talking about. Remember that alcohol is alcohol so beer or wine only difference is the proof. So long t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends on the type of supraventricular tachycardia (svt). Some types of svt can be initiated or aggravated by consumption of alcohol, for others i ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
No Associations: Parkinson's is a neuroinflammatory condition affecting the substantia nigra in the brain. A low Dopamine level is common in these patients. Oxidativ ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: On individual sensitivity to alcohol. Generally speaking it would do neither.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: It would take a lot of caffeine to effect eye pressure and sinus congestion has no effect at all. Certain cold and sinus meds can effect the pressure ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
unpredictable: Acute alcohol use can either increase or decrease the inr in a given individual. Chronic alcohol use with liver damage interferes with the production ... Read More
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Alcohol is known to lower eye pressure, but in population studies drinking was not related to or a risk factor for glaucoma. Heavy fluid intake quick ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
In, not of: Beer is composed of many things including water, grains and carbonation. The barley and yeast in beer ferment in our digestive systems and they produ ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Toxins like alcohol, tobacco and certain medications, plus heat/trauma/radiation can all lower sperm count and fertility. If you think you have proble ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Little: Beer from its high carb content can aggravate your triglycerides. Also chronic alcohol use can increase triglycerides. The best impact of alcohol on c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Drinking red wine has no correlation with eye pressure.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Alcohol affects every part of the body, from brain, to liver, heart, kidneys, blood, skin, only to mention a few.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol free wine: Many problems of the liver are due directly to alcohol. Alcohol free wine would protect one from alcohol damage, unless alcohol is consumed in some o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Amount?: Depends how much you drink. Social drinking 1-2 nights a week probably has no effect; regular daily alcohol will affect your sperm parameters.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hyperaldosteronism: As long as you eat a balanced diet, it will have no effect. If you drink all of your calories in beer and do not eat, your potassium level will fall s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Increases it.: It increases the formation of uric acid crystals and increases the problems with gout.
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A member asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
There have been: reports of alcohol triggering asthma attacks. The major offenders were wines, especially red wines...it is theorized that the sulfite preservatives in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
No: No effect on semen however while alcohol can inhibit sexual performance.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
Controversial: There are a lot of different opinions on this topic. Some studies link any amount of alcohol with increase risk of certain cancers. Then some studies ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Alcohol can affect fertility in men. It is best to minimize alcohol to 3-4 drinks (1 drink is equivalent to one beer, one glass of wine, ...Etc.) week ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Google: Google has a great interface built into their search engine which will calculate all of this type of information for you. Simply enter something like ... Read More

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