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Dr. Clarence Grim
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Not enough info: many things can cause this . So work with your health care team. There is not enough info to help you from here,

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Alcohol tolerance: Usually there are other factors in play, and something else is going on e.g. taking drugs along with alcohol.
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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No.: The liver affects the length of time you stay drunk, not the amount you need to get drunk.
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Dr. Philip Gilly
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Yes there are ...: There are genetic differences in the levels of alcohol dehydrogenase enzymes. People with lower enzyme levels will be more sensitive to feeling the ef ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Yes: Some have a high tolerance and can drink a lot without seeming intoxicated. Studies have shown that such people are the ones who can eventually develo ... Read More
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Dr. David Miller
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Not with age: Tolerance for any drug increases as you take more of it. The reason why old alcoholics can drink more is because they have spent far too many years dr ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Possibly: especially if you have been a heavy drinker and your liver is no longer functioning as well.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Semantics?: "high tolerance" meaning can drink a lot and not appear intoxicated? (not necessarily a good thing) usually implies chronic use or use of meds that af ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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Anemic/Alcohol: Depends on type & severity of the anemia & if liver is involved & to what extent. Consult your primary care doc.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
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Alcohol Intake: It varies on how your fast your liver metabolizes and your kidneys excrete it. You should only drink moderately. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-li ... Read More
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