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A 30-year-old member asked:

is it true that drinking a glass of v8 everyday help replace eating veggies?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
To an extent.: If that's the only way for you to intake some nutrients from vegetables (i.e. You do not eat salads, vegetables) then v8 can provide a mediocre solution. It is still best to consume salads and vegetables instead of drinking their juice.

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I like to unwind after work everyday with 2-3 beers during dinner and watching tv., does that mean i'm an alcoholic?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
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See below : Weekly maximums for alcohol use are 14 drinks for males and 7 for females or males over 65 years old. Anything above this is considered at risk drinking and may indicate a problem. It does not mean you are automatically an alcoholic however unless it creates problems in health, other obligations are missed, there is a desire or attempts to cut down but can't.
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Are there any positive effects of having a few drinks daily?

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Could daily exposure to rust cause tetanus or some other type of illness?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Confusing Xrays: Rust in and by itself does not cause tetanus. However, chronic exposure to a cloud of rust particles could cause confusing chest xrays. Particle filters & masks are recommender in occupations where this is expected. Small rust particles can be inhaled into the deep areas of the lung & settle in. Xrays look sickly but patients tend to be asymptomatic. (siderosis).
A 40-year-old member asked:

I use the bathroom more than 10 times daily lately. Would it be good to see a doctor?

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A 45-year-old male asked:

How is depakine chrono 500mg 2 tablets daily for 6 months helpfull in treating seizures?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Depakine Chrono: Depakine chrono is not available in the us, but we have other forms of valproic acid here. It has multiple mechanisms, including increasing GABA (an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the cns). It might also work by suppressing repeated neuronal firing by inhibiting voltage-sensitive sodium channels. It can prevent partial and generalized seizures, including absence seizures.

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