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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Alcohol And Youth (Overview)

Alcohol consumptions among youth is an important health issue, known to be related to injuries, car accidents, future health problems with drugs and alcohol, as well as legal trouble.


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Does alcohol increase fats?

Does alcohol increase fats?

Alcohol: Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates. But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
32 doctors shared insights

Alcohol And Youth (Overview)

Alcohol consumptions among youth is an important health issue, known to be related to injuries, car accidents, future health problems with drugs and alcohol, as well as legal trouble.


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How can I cut down on alcohol?

How can I cut down on alcohol?

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

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Caring for Tweens & Teens (Tip)

Caring for Tweens & Teens

After swimming, get water out of your ears with 3-4 drops of common alcohol - the water will evaporate. ...See more

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Is alcohol good to clean face?

No. : Alcohol will strip away all of the natural oils that you do need and dry out your skin too much. Not only will you have dry and flaky skin, but usually it becomes oily as a result of trying to replace what is lost. Try a more gentle astringent or toner. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcohol?

What are the effects of alcohol?

Short/long effects: 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

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Caring for Tweens & Teens (Tip)

Caring for Tweens & Teens

Every child needs limits--a minimum number of clear rules agreed upon by adults is key. ...See more

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Is a little alcohol bad for men?

Is a little alcohol bad for men?

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

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Where can I get help for alcohol?

Where can I get help for alcohol?

Several options: The national council on alcoholism and drug dependence ( http://www.ncadd.org/ ) has lots of information which can help. Also there is a 24 hour help line available at http://adhl.Org/ third, you can attend alcoholics anonymous -- the largest, most successful self-help organization for alcoholism there is. http://www.aa.org. ...Read more

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Caring for Tweens & Teens (Tip)

Caring for Tweens & Teens

Turn off your cell phone in the exam room. As your doc, if you answer it, i'll walk out. ...See more

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How do you give a alcohol massage?

I don't believe: that alcohol would have the right consistency for a massage - but it can be applied to reduce heat. ...Read more

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