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Doctor insights on: Alcohol Content In Red Wine Vinegar

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Can you use red wine vinegar to detox?

Can you use red wine vinegar to detox?

What is detox?: In the sense that doctors say "detox", no, vinegar does not accelerate removal of any toxins out of the body. There is also "cosmetic" detox which no one (including its practitioners) ever tried to test for any effect whatsoever. ...Read more

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Do you think I should put red wine vinegar on my pimple?

Do you think I should put red wine vinegar on my pimple?

No: Before and after it ruptures / resolves without rupturing, soap and water. Remember it's a battleground between your white cells and some bacteria that got an advantage. Consider a trial of benzoyl peroxide even if you do not have bad acne. ...Read more

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Can drinking red wine vinegar burn fat?

Can drinking red wine vinegar burn fat?

Not really: First, drinking large amounts of vinegar can lead to possibly severe kidney damage, so do not drink more than what you would put on a salad or in a recipe at one time. As a small about as a dietary supplement, it has been hypothesized that vinegar supplements can burn endogenous stores of fats, but it does not. It may be healthy in small amounts and break up undigested fats, but does not burn fat. ...Read more

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Can you use red wine vinegar for swimmers ear?

Can you use red wine vinegar for swimmers ear?

Acute Otits Externa: You should get an antibiotic ear drop with steroid from you primary care doctor. Vinegar with alcohol will not be as effective for swimmer's ear. ...Read more

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Can red wine vinegar get rid of an ear infection?

Can red wine vinegar get rid of an ear infection?

No: Sometimes vinegar in an ear drop can help suppress fungal growth in the canal, but it creates a moist environment that causes other canal issues. It will also never reach the middle ear & effect a true middle ear infection. ...Read more

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My husband says drinking red wine is good 4 health is it true? I was totally against alcohol hearing this from my husband I was confused can u help?

My husband says drinking red wine is good 4 health is it true? I was totally against alcohol hearing this from my husband I was confused can u help?

Antioxidants...: Red wine has been shown to be beneficial for health-likely due to the antioxidants that are found in the skin of the grapes. This is not a reason to start drinking wine if you don't drink alcohol. Excessive alcohol consumption certainly has risks that outweigh the benefits. If you want antioxidants, you are better off eating a spinach salad with vegetables than drinking wine. ...Read more

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Some scientific studies say red wine 1 glass is good for health! Some say any alcohol is bad! What's truth? How can it be science if its conflicting?

Some scientific studies say red wine 1 glass is good for health! Some say any alcohol is bad! What's truth? How can it be science if its conflicting?

This is a great: Example of how many things in life, especially health, are not totally black or white in spite of applying a rigorous scientific method. Best evidence to date suggests that red wine contains substances, i.e. reservatrol that are healthy. Medical guidelines say 1 drink a day for men/2 for women is fine. Those who say "drink nothing" worry folks can't stop there and are at risk for alcoholism. Stay well ...Read more

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Can you drink any kind of alcohol beverage to maintain good health or is it limited to 1 glass of red wine?

Can you drink any kind of alcohol beverage to maintain good health or is it limited to 1 glass of red wine?

Little impact: This old story is typical of the problems that are caused by retrospective studies -- self-reports without the possibility of controlling for other variables. Different studies give very different results. The hoopla a few years ago about something magic in red wine itself turned out to be fueled by fraudulent research. Stay healthy by proven methods & make ur alcohol / wine decisions to please u. ...Read more

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Will the antioxidants in red wine help offset the liver damage from the alcohol?

Will the antioxidants in red wine help offset the liver damage from the alcohol?

Not in any...: Not in any significant way. If you get the same damage from 10 glasses of wine as from 9 shots of vodka, I don't call that a major protective effect. ...Read more

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What are the associations between Parkinson's disease and alcohol consumption? Are there compounds in red wine and beer that are helpful in preventing pd?

What are the associations between Parkinson's disease and alcohol consumption? Are there compounds in red wine and beer that are helpful in preventing pd?

Parkinson's disease: There is no protective effect from alcohol in parkinson's disease. There is a protective effect from caffeine and cigarette smoking. Obviously, this information perhaps suggests that one of the hundred toxins from cigarette smoking may have neuroprotective properties. This does not keep me from providing smoking cessation counseling to all my patients. For the moment, i just do my morning coffee. ...Read more

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Does 1 glass of red wine (250 ml, 14.5% alcohol) taken every day causes liver damage in a young healthy individual? I drink lots of water.

Does 1 glass of red wine (250 ml, 14.5% alcohol) taken every day causes liver damage in a young healthy individual? I drink lots of water.

Seems ok: Red wine in moderate amounts like a glass a day is tolerated by one with normal liver function. If you're really concerned have your physician order a battery of liver function tests. You are averaging 3 glasses a day. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the alcohol content of light beer and wine?

What is the difference between the alcohol content of light beer and wine?

They're different: Most beer is about 5-6% alcohol, and some light beer is in the 4% alcohol range, while most wines are between 8-12%. ...Read more

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Can I take lorazepam after drinking red wine?

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Can I take lorazepam after drinking red wine?

Ativan (lorazepam): More sedation is result. Consult your doc. ...Read more

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Which brand red wine is best for girls (21 yrs old)?

Which brand red wine is best for girls (21 yrs old)?

Actually none. 4 oz.: Wine (maximum) per day has correlated with?ed cardiovascular events in "observational" studies done in France, less so Italy. However, these are not the standard of evidence. Prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trials more reliable. Observational studies in other countries have not shown such benefit. All alcoholic beverages are fermented carbohydrates (i.e. sugars). ...Read more

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Have to cease alchohol. Have consumed 10 to 12 ozs red wine daily for 10 years. Should I expect withdrawal symptoms?

Have to cease alchohol.  Have consumed 10 to 12 ozs red wine daily for 10 years.  Should I expect withdrawal symptoms?

I doubt it: A standard glass of wine is 4-5 oz. That means your are drinking only 2 glasses a night. That typically does not reach the level of consumption which would cause alcohol withdrawals. ...Read more

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Does red wine help with the flu?

Does red wine help with the flu?

Red Wine does not: Cure the flu. If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing. ...Read more

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"Red Wine Can Help Your Heart" Is this true?

"Red Wine Can Help Your Heart" Is this true?

Controversial: Controversial but 4oz of Red wine may be cardio protective — it contains resveratrol an antioxidant with cardioprotective effect. Red grapes, cranberries, blueberries and peanuts r also sources for resveratrol. ...Read more

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How can red wine 'contribute' to the health of the heart?

How can red wine 'contribute' to the health of the heart?

Wine: There are flavenoids and resveratrol in red wine which have some beneficial effects on lipids and other biochemical processes. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your feces to be black after drinking red wine?

Is it normal for your feces to be black after drinking red wine?

Not that I am : Aware of. Taking iron, pepto bismal or other meds with bismuth? Eating black licorish? If stool is black, tarry & malodorous this could be due to melena (gi bleeding) & would warrant prompt medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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I am allergic to sulfa drugs. How likely is it that I'm also allergic to the sulfites in red wine?

I am allergic to sulfa drugs. How likely is it that I'm also allergic to the sulfites in red wine?

Sulfa not= sulfite: Sulfonamide drug allergies are not generally predictive of reactions to sulfites. Although they sound similar, the body sees these chemicals quite differently. Sulfa antibiotics easily stimulate the immune system to make specific responses, hence allergies, but most reactions to sulfites are due to it being broken down into sulfur dioxide gas inside the body. ...Read more

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Vomited kind of orange with red specks I drank 2 sips of red wine but I threw that up before the red what could it be need to know asap?

Vomited kind of orange with red specks I drank 2 sips of red wine but I threw that up before the red what could it be need to know asap?

Bilious or blood?: Bile is typically a golden color. It mixes with food to help digest dietary fats. When bile backs up into the stomach, it may appear in your vomitus. When persistent, it can lead to alkaline reflux and stomach irritation. Lots of common things can cause bilious emesis, but the mixed in red specks you describe sound like blood so you should have it evaluated. No more drinking alcohol & hold nsaids. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes due to red wine?

How to get rid of rashes due to red wine?

If you develop: Skin rashes from drinking red wine — such as hives then you need to stop drinking wine. You can take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching. ...Read more