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Alcohol Carb Count
You will lose muscle: Without carbohydrates fat can not be utilized. In order to burn fat for energy your body will turn protein into carbohydrates. Muscle will be lost, the brain must have carbohydrates to function. Fats will not power the brain, carbs are esseintial for the system to work with out alcohol you will think clearer, drive safer, and probably live longer, tho not as well. ...Read more
Im dieting (eating less, less carbs). I wake up starving, feeling sick, weak, hot, sweaty. Alcohol makes it worse. Is this normal or hypoglycaemia?
Over last 2 months, no sugar, alcohol, coffee, limited carbs, diary, small portions. Increased exercise to 30 minutes per day. No weight loss yet. Why?
Depends: Could be a thyroid or other medical condition, so see a doctor to get this evaluated. Also depends on your net total daily calorie intake. If calorie intake is less than calories burned on a daily basis, over time you should lose weight. Some people who exercise, end up eating more calories, evening out the net total calories per day, so no weight loss . I recommend myfitnesspal.Com website or app. ...Read more
Whenever i eat carbs or drink alcohol my heart races and skips. What is my problem? I'm 22 and have had EKG and a stress test done. Bp is normal.
Drinking too much??: I don't know the issue with carbs, except that if you have reactive hypoglycemia and are taking in too much simple sugar, you can get periods of low blood sugar which can cause a racing heart. Alcohol is a different story, which is itself toxic to the heart in high doses, and can cause cardiac arrhythmias, especially svt and atrial fibrillation. Talk to your doctor about your drinking. ...Read more
Sudden intolerance to alcohol, increase in headaches, joint pain, frequent urination, occasional vomiting after high sugar/carb intake?
High liver count due to alochol, now normal. Had 2 days of alcohol after that. Test 2 days later normal. But weird bloated feeling. Enlarged ?
Liver and Alcohol: This is very consistent to the damage that can be done by alcohol and how the liver can bounce back. But, abusing your liver again makes me wonder how many times you will get away with experimenting with it's health. The second set of labs after drinking for two days may very well have been too early for accuracy. The bloating and swollen liver is exactly what should be happening. ...Read more
Yes: Testicular atrophy is a known symptom of alcoholism. Direct toxic .Effect on sperm as well as indirect effect in which the liver damaged by alcohol is unable to properly utilize female sex hormones in men leads to increase in the quantity of the above causing decrease in sperm counts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, it can: Heavy drinking can ultimately reduce testosterone levels, which in turn may reduce not only sperm counts, but increase the number of abnormal sperm, and affect sperm motility, which may prevent sperm from reaching the egg. Lowered testosterone may also reduce sexual desire and potency, decreasing the ability to have successful intercourse and ejaculate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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