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Alcohol Abuse (Definition)

Alcohol abuse is reoccuring use of alcoholic beverages despite their negative consequences. It results in harm to one's health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. Often people who abuse alcohol fail to fulfill their responsibilities and can drink in dangerous situations such as when driving, which gets them into legal difficulties. Alcohol abuse can ...Read more


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Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Of course they do: To have good erections as the years go by, one must maintain great physical and mental health. I repeat, one must keep in great shape mentally and physically. After getting rid of the alcohol, drugs, and any significant psychological stressors, one can work with his primary care doctor to see what else can be done. Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) and Viagra are available, but first get into good health. ...Read more

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Can monster energy drink possibly cause severe joint pain and depression?

Can monster energy drink possibly cause severe joint pain and depression?

Energy drink: Depending on the quantity consumed & the frequency of use, it is possible. ...Read more

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Could alcoholism or alcohol abuse cause hiv?

Could alcoholism or alcohol abuse cause hiv?

No it cannot cause: Hiv. However, it might lead to unprotected sex, which could lead to hiv, since people's judgement is impaired and they are less inhibited under the influence of alcohol. ...Read more

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Can whisky cause joint pain?

Can whisky cause joint pain?

I don't believe: It's a side effect, but it causes other more serious problems when overdoing it. ...Read more

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Is there any link between acute-chronic prostititis pain and perineum/scrotal pain, constipation and mild alcohol consumption? Will alcohol worsen it?

Is there any link between acute-chronic prostititis pain and perineum/scrotal pain, constipation and mild alcohol consumption? Will alcohol worsen it?

There is a link: Perineal pain in men is often caused by prostatitis, due to the closeness of the prostate to the pelvic floor. We call that feeling tenesmus, a feeling like you have to strain to move bowels, though no stool is present. Add a fiber supplement like psyllium and drink more water. While alcohol won't make it worse, it will conteract the fiber which needs water to work. Drink more water. ...Read more

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Can chronic pain cause bipolar?

Can chronic pain cause bipolar?

No.: Chronic pain does not cause bipolar disorder. But severe or chronic pain may be a trigger to exacerbate sxs. ...Read more

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Chronic pain syndrome. How to treat oversensitive nerves that cause pain in musculoskeletal system? Use psychiatric drugs?

Chronic pain syndrome. How to treat oversensitive nerves that cause pain in musculoskeletal system? Use psychiatric drugs?

Intelligent: Your question is exceptionallly intelligent. You know that chronic pain involves oversensitized nerves. It also tends to involve emotional factors, which then further worsen the pain and its impairments. Those factors can be treated with "psychiatric drugs," -- certain ones -- but it takes an informed clinician to handle the pain, the drug iteractions, etc. This can actually reduce the pain. ...Read more

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Does narcotic abuse usually cause many symptoms?

Does narcotic abuse usually cause many symptoms?

Yes: Opioids cause constipation while using, diarrhea when withdrawing. Cause slow or stopped breathing. Withdrawal causes excruciating pain and the symptoms that come with that. ...Read more

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Can pseudoephedrine cause joint pain?

Can pseudoephedrine cause joint pain?

No.: People may experience joint pain while on the drug, but it does not cause joint pain. Remember why you are taking it. Sinusitis? Cold? Many types of arthritis are "reactive, " being called in rheumatology post-infectious. If you have persistent discomfort, start with your pcp! ...Read more

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Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

Doubtful: Prolonged use of opiate pain medication is associated with decreased levels of testosterone. This may change personality and eventually libido. Bio-identical hormone treatment and decreasing opiate medication may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can abuse of too much pain medications lead to hepatitis c?

Can abuse of too much pain medications lead to hepatitis c?

No: Hepatitis c is a viral infection that is spread by blood to blood contact such as sharing needles or from blood transfusions before they were screened for hep c. There is mounting evidence that hep c is also spread by sexual contact. Taking pain medications has nothing to do with hepatitis c spread. ...Read more

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Could light cannabis use for chronic pain damage the liver? What stresses more.. NSAIDs and Tylenol, (acetaminophen) or cannabis ?

Could light cannabis use for chronic pain damage the liver? What stresses more.. NSAIDs and Tylenol, (acetaminophen) or cannabis ?

Cannabis use: Cannabis has been used for pain since the Ming Dynasty. Some forms are better than others for pain. Some of the aromatic terpenes from cannabis can cause liver issues if taken in in large amounts. Vit A is another terpene (diterpene) that in large amounts can be quite toxic. Excessive use of Tylenol (acetaminophen) can damage the liver. NSAIDS can cause GI bleeding & kidney problems-inhibition of prostaglandin ...Read more

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Can issues with bone marrow or nervous system cause widespread severe bone/joint pain morning stiffness? Arthritis ruled out

Can issues with bone marrow or nervous system cause widespread severe bone/joint pain morning stiffness? Arthritis ruled out

It can: But if your pain is severe, bone marrow issues that lead to pain like this isn't subtle. Alterations in your nervous system, either peripheral and/or central, can lead to diffuse pain but it doesn't tend to focal around joints. Realize other infectious and non-infectious inflammatory issues can cause diffuse pain as can mood/anxiety issues. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bilateral kidney pain?

Can alcohol cause bilateral kidney pain?

Not possible: No alcohol can not cause pain in both kidneys. ...Read more

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Can alcohol abuse cause diabetes?

Can alcohol abuse cause diabetes?

It can: Make you more at risk for diabetes. Heavy drinking can make you less sensitive to insulin. Also heavy drinking can cause chronic pancreatitis which can cause insulin production problems. So this can add to the risk of developing diabetes. Your genetic make up plays the largest role. But drinking can help speed things up ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

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Alcoholism (Definition)

Also known as alcohol use disorder, is an addiction characterized by increased cravings, consumption, and failed efforts to ...Read more