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Doctor insights on: Alcohol Effect On Teen Relationships

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What effect does alcohol use have on relationships?

What effect does alcohol use have on relationships?

Alcohol is tricky: Alcoholic drink is a common social lubricant. It decreases inhibitions and leads to more garrulous conversations. It also impairs judgement and increases impulsivity which may lead to unanticipated consequences. Certain personality types are susceptible to loss of control, leading to abuse and addiction. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between alcohol and liver disease?

What is the relationship between alcohol and liver disease?

It's one cause of it: Liver damage is rarely seen with 1-2 drinks per day (14/week), and goes up significantly with higher amounts. There are genetic predispositions to alcohol-induced cirrhosis, and people with hepatitis c are far more sensitive to alcohol, and should not drink at all. Alcohol damages far more than the liver, and again people differ in their sensitivities to these damages. Talk to md if concerned. ...Read more

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Can you tell me can I buy diazepan online. I've just had a bit of a relationship trauma and over indulged in alcohol for a good few days. To make the?

Can you tell me can I buy diazepan online.  I've just had a bit of a relationship trauma and over indulged in alcohol for a good few days.  To make the?

Not a good idea: Your doctor can help you with anxiety resulting from a recent relationship trauma. If you try to get diazepam online you might buy a drug with questionable contents and any such anti-anxiety treatment should be supervised by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between overeating and blood alcohol content? During drinking, do people eat more?

What is the relationship between overeating and blood alcohol content?  During drinking, do people eat more?

Alcohol=sugar: Alcohol is the same as sugar in your body. After consuming any type of sugar, your body produces insulin, the storage hormone of sugar/carbs, to process and store all of that fuel. So, the more you drink, the more Insulin your body must produce to handle this extra sugar fuel, so once you stop drinking, chances are, your body will have produced too much insulin, so you will eat to compensate. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between anti-diuretic hormone, urine volume and drinking alcohol?

What is the relationship between anti-diuretic hormone, urine volume and drinking alcohol?

Direct relationship: Antidiuretic hormone is a hormone secreted by pitutary gland in the brain which increase water absorption from kidney tubules resulting in decrease urine volume. Alcohol inhibits ADH resulting in increased urinary production. ...Read more

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How do sex and alcohol affect a teen's social development?

How do sex and alcohol affect a teen's social development?

Adversely: Alcohol blunts reflexes and judgement. You can make poor decisions, get into situations and relationships that can be harmful . Sex with multiple partners increases risk of contracting sexually transited diseases. Drinking and partying a lot also does not promote meaningful communication with others...Ie jut talking with others builds friendships..These behaviors can also ruin your reputation ...Read more

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What health risks are associated with teen alcohol?

What health risks are associated with teen alcohol?

Teen alcohol: Squeglia et al in 2012 showed that adolescents who drink heavily in their teenage years exhibit less efficient processing of information and have less activation in certain brain areas than those who do not start to drink. The researchers also found that the teens who drank heavily had brains that were less efficient at processing information than the nondrinkers. ...Read more

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How does teen sexual activities get linked to the use of drug/alcohol?

How does teen sexual activities get linked to the use of drug/alcohol?

Teens and alcohol: Although there isn't a "double blind, placebo controlled study" on this topic, the results would be fairly predictable if there had been one based on our knowledge of how drugs/alcohol effect the brain (btw this is true for adults too). Our judgement/inhibition decreases with increased blood levels, which can lead to poor decisions: unprotected sex, sex with high risk individuals, even date rape. ...Read more

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What are the signs of alcohol abuse in a teen?

What are the signs of alcohol abuse in a teen?

Underage drinking: Technically, ingestion of any illegal substance constitutes abuse. Teens may not legally drink alcohol. Therefore a teen who is drinking alcohol is suffering from alcohol abuse. ...Read more

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Whats the symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome in a teen?

Whats the symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome in a teen?

Dx is earlier!: There are a\ constellation of issues. One is lower mental functioning, prototypic facial features, and impaired social skills. This a parent inflicted child disease, with no way of correcting basic problem. ...Read more