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If you drink heavily or to black out or just too much you may find that you cannot control your drinking. You can make plans but if you have the ism of alcoholism you may need to give up the control and ask for help.
Help is there. There are addiction counselors or addiction psychiatrists. There are detox and treatment centers. There are group therapy programs such as aa. ...Read more
Yes.: Large studies have demonstrated a protective effect on longevity of 1-2 drinks per day for males and 1 for females. The type of alcohol does not seem to matter (french and germans have both studied this - wine vs beer). If you have underlying liver disease this may not apply to you. ...Read more
Depends: Some studies over the past 10 years have suggested that consuming 2-3 alcoholic drinks per day slightly decreases one's risk of heart disease. This is a simplistic answer to a complicated question but in general, we no longer always condone moderate alcohol intake. This is, of course, means no drinking and driving--ever! That greatly increases your risk of dying sooner than you expected! ...Read more
Alcohol: This depends on how much you drank. How long you had been drinking and how big you are. Should be gone in 24 hr. ...Read more
Enlarged liver: You need to stop drinking in order to stop to injury to your liver. ...Read more
I have af and I take flecinide if I consumed 6 units of alchohol would this immediately trigger the af or wait several hours?
Cutting down is hard: For someone with alcohol dependence or alcoholism cutting down is likely harder than stopping completely and usually does not work well. People without drinking problems rarely would ever even think they need to cut down. Sometimes they may be able, but most recovering alcoholics will tell you they tried again and again and could not succeed, the craving was to strong after the first drink. ...Read more
If someone drinks alcohol short-term health effects, can be hangover, slurred speech,
drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach
and headaches. High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases. Long term effects include liver disease, nerve damage,
sexual problems, permanent damage to the brain. Unintentional injuries car crash, falls, burns, drowning ...Read more
No it isn't: A beer, glass of wine or a single alcoholic cocktail isn't bad provided it does not make you intoxicated. In fact, red wine contains anti-oxidents which may be extremely healthy. However any, even a little alcohol is bad for an alcoholic because they can not control or limit themselves to just consuming "only a little". ...Read more
Find cause: One option is no med or alcohol for two weeks. If not back down, test for hepatitis b & c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, consider metabolic syndrome / ultrasound for fatty liver. This is serious business vinod, all these entities are life-threatening but treatable. Your physician knows what to do. Wishing you good health; your recovery may include a fitness-focused lifestyle. ...Read more
Help for Alcohol:
I commend you to get help for Your Alcohol use.
Let Wise Person within you ask:
• Duration of Alcohol use
• Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances
• Conviction to overcome Alcoholism; and reasons for it
Then, see a Psychiatrist for
•Therapy to understand use of Alcohol and its effects,
•to learn coping skills for stresses of life
•Attend AA Meetings regularly
Your Life is Precious! ...Read more
Depends: The NIH says that more than one drink per day for women or 2 drinks per day for men may suggest a problem with alcohol. Cravings are usually defined as thoughts about drinking. These are problematic if you have (or have had) a problem with alcohol abuse. They may also be problematic if they are obsessive and you cannot stop these thoughts. A conversation with your FP may clear up and confusion. ...Read more
Cephtin/Alcohol: Not a good idea to drink while on antibiotics. The general problem is that alcohol interferes with the blood level of the drug. So the drug might not be as effective. If one is a heavy drinker there are other considerations such as liver problems. One can have side effects such as nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Alcohol is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase. This enzyme is found in all humans but varies depending on sex and race. People with low levels - young females and those of asian descent may have typical red flush when drinking.
Medication interactions are another important reason for intolerance.
However, in the western world religion is probably the leading cause of alcohol intolerance. ...Read more
Yes and No: Phenethyl alcohol is found in certain plants, so it is natural in that setting. Like many compounds, scientists may have the ability to create it in a lab (it would not be natural in that setting). Likewise, this or similar compounds in a plant in your yard would be natural, but having a bottle of the compound sitting on your table would be unnatural. It all depends on the details. ...Read more
Champagne n choclat: In small amounts (1 standard glass wine/beer etc/day), both alchol and chocolate have been associated with some positive health effects for some, but too much alcohol will damage your kidneys, liver, heart, esophogus n more. Too much choclate will also cause weight gain and the associated health risks. Serious health consequences from alcohol is probably much more common - than chocolate overdo. ...Read more
Topical, right?: I am assuming you mean topically during massage. Rubbing alocohol can do a couple of things to help get a massage deeper into muscles or relax them. First, the temper change and sensation on nerve endings in your skin can help muscles relax. Second, the alcohol acts as a varying lubricant on your skin that changes through out the massage that allows different pressure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Depends: This depends on how much you drink and the period of time over which you drink it; also, it correlates with sex (males metabolize better than females); how much you've eaten; food delays the absorption of alcohol; it depends on your tolerance: if you drink regularly in a moderate fashion, you will metabolize alcohol more efficiently;. ...Read more
It depends: As with many things in life, it depends. Depends on quantity and depends on your timing. First let's talk quantity. Moderate drinking is 2 alcoholic drinks/day for men, and 1/day for women. So moderate drinking is fine as long as it's not before a practice, match or while cutting wt. Keep the alcohol for afterwards! As you know, too much alcohol adversely affects your reaction time and balance! ...Read more