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Doctor insights on: Alcohol Related Disorders In Children

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Is alcohol harmful or helpful for one who has hypercardiomyopathy? What is helpful to do for this disease?

Is alcohol harmful or helpful for one who has hypercardiomyopathy? What is helpful to do for this disease?

Harmful: Small amounts of alcohol (one drink per day in women) may reduce our bad cholesterol, while more than that can definitely itself harm the heart and elevated blood pressure. If you have a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy already, alcohol is definitely not good for you, particularly in amounts about the safe drinking limit of one standard drink per day. Your cardiologist can give you advice about meds. ...Read more

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How should one minimize alcohol related blackouts?

How should one minimize alcohol related blackouts?

Alcohol blackouts: Get help to stop drinking alcohol. Blackouts from drinking alcohol are dangerous and a sign of alcohol abuse. Talk to your pcp, consider going to an AA meeting. See: http://www. Helpguide. Org/articles/addiction/alcoholism-and-alcohol-abuse. Htm Be safe. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have fetal alcohol syndrome disorder?

Is it possible that I have fetal alcohol syndrome disorder?

Hard to say: You ask a question with no background information. This makes any valid answer impossible. You can start over (site questions are not linked), give background information, and someone may be able to answer. With no information, no reasoned answer is possible. ...Read more

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Are red dots on foot alcohol related?

Are red dots on foot alcohol related?

Not necessarily: Red dots can be caused by any number of things. See a foot doctor or dermatologist to figure out what your red dots are. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol and smoke with Crohn's disease?

I don't think either: Will make crohn's disease worse specifically. But smoking will certainly hurt your lungs and all air passages. Small amounts of alcohol will probably not hurt, but large amounts can harm any GI tract, with or without crohn's disease. ...Read more

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What's the name of the disease that cannot tolerate alcohol? Ibs or diverticulitis?

What's the name of the disease that cannot tolerate alcohol? Ibs or diverticulitis?

Alcohol Intolerance.: Heavy drinking, can cause IBS symptoms.
Severe pain after drinking Alcohol can happen in Hodgkin lymphoma
Risk factors for Alcohol Intolerance
•Having asthma or hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
•Having an allergy to grains or to another food
Please see a Physician for Risk factors for Alcohol Intolerance. ...Read more

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Is alcohol related erectile dysfunction reversable?

Is alcohol related erectile dysfunction reversable?

Possibly: Erectile dysfunction (ed) due to alcoholism is the result of alcohol-induced nerve damage. Alcohol is a total-body poison that especially affects the GI tract and nervous system. Most alcoholics smoke, which damages your arteries, which can also cause ed. Ed due to smoking warns you're at risk for a heart attack.

Often, alcoholic nerve damage improves with prolonged abstinence: weeks to months. ...Read more

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Been drinking alcohol pretty much everydady for 10 months. What are my chances of having liver disease?

Been drinking alcohol pretty much everydady for 10 months. What are my chances of having liver disease?

You have a very: Good chance.Alcohol is a liver toxin. Try a little moderation (no more than 1-2 drinks/day after a period of abstinence and liver recovery).Best of luck. ...Read more

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If you have kidney disease can you safely drink alcohol?

Yes: Your body will detoxify the alcohol in your liver, but if you get dehydrated, the kidney function will decrease causing more kidney problems. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have kidney disease can you drink alcohol?

I'm just wondering, if you have kidney disease can you drink alcohol?

Usually: Upto 2 drinks a day for men, and one for women are considered ok, but this might not apply to everyone. This amount might not be safe in more advanced ckd. And this is for store liquor; moonshine on the other hand has lead and is notorious for causing kidney disease (lead nephropathy). ...Read more

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How does an alcohol habit turn into a disease?

How does an alcohol habit turn into a disease?

Addictive properties: Alcohol has addictive properties and even one drink can be habit forming in susceptible individuals. If you think you may have a problem ask yourself a few question- has anyone asked you to cut down on drinking? Have you been annoyed by people asking about your drinking? Have you ever felt guilty about drinking? Have you ever needed a drink in the morning? If you answered yes, please seek help. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of non-alcohol fatty disease in adults? Is it a common or rare disease?

What is the incidence of non-alcohol fatty disease in adults? Is it a common or rare disease?

Moderately common: In developed countries, it is moderately common to see because the disease is closely linked to obesity. However there are many causes of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. ...Read more

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I am 28 and have foetal alcohol syndrome, I was just wondering if it could be inherited by my 3 children?

I am 28 and have foetal alcohol syndrome, I was just wondering if it could be inherited by my 3 children?

FAS: Fetal alcohol syndrome is a label applied to infants where alcohol exposure during pregnancy created toxic effects on otherwise normal tissues. The features range from altered facial appearance & heart defects to injury to brain cells. Add or learning problems is common. This is not genetic & no mom passes it to her kids unless she ingests alcohol during pregnancy & replicates the injuries. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to give propolis diluted with alcohol to children?

Is it safe for me to give propolis diluted with alcohol to children?

I wouldn't: Although propolis is innocuous by itself, I would never mix anything with alcohol and give it to a kid. The propitiatory and prescription medications have removed alcohol from all but a few medications, and what remains is minimal. ...Read more

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Hi can you tell me about alcohol related liver problems and its cure?

Hi can you tell me about alcohol related liver problems and its cure?

Hepatitis: Alcoholic hepatitis is hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) due to excessive intake of alcohol. It is usually found in association with hepatosteatosis, an early stage of alcoholic liver disease, and may contribute to the progression of fibrosis, leading to cirrhosis. Mild cases are self-limiting, but severe cases have a high risk of death, and need to be followed closely by liver specialist. ...Read more

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Will my children become alcoholics after watching me abuse alcohol for years?

Will my children become alcoholics after watching me abuse alcohol for years?

Not necessarily: Many studies indicate that there is a genetic component to alcoholism. Being brought up in an alcoholic home can only enhance this risk. Children tend to develop problem solving skills that they have observed in a parent. Taking a drink is not a good example. If you care enough to be concerned, you have already taken a positive step toward sobriety and a better life. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause liver disease?

Does alcohol cause liver disease?

Yes: Chronic or excessive alcohol use is a major cause of liver disease worldwide. ...Read more

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Is alcohol related to oral candida?

Is alcohol related to oral candida?

Basically no: It can simply happen to anyone. If it's a bad problem, I trust you're checked for diabetes and HIV. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is fetal alcohol syndrome?

What sort of disorder is fetal alcohol syndrome?

Birth defects: When a woman consumes too much alcohol during pregnancy (usually defined as multiple alcoholic beverages a day) then the baby can be born with fetal alcohol syndrome. This includes facial deformities, poor growth, and mental retardation. The child can also have heart defects. It is recommended for a mother to abstain from all alcohol during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is another cause of liver disease apart from alcohol?

Liver Diseases: This is a good question.
The common causes of liver disease are
1. Fatty infiltrates from obesity and excess sugars
2. Infection, most commonly with hepatitis b and c.
3. Toxic side effects of prescription and non-prescription medications (especially tylenol).

Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can there be any disorders that resemble mild fetal alcohol syndrome?

Can there be any disorders that resemble mild fetal alcohol syndrome?

Many: The symptoms of mild fetal alcohol syndrome are quite varied. The history that the mother had significant alcohol intake during pregnancy points to fetal alcohol syndrome. These individuals could also have mild intellectual disabilities, fragile x syndrome, or other congenital disorder. The child should be evaluated by his primary physician and may need referral to a genetic specialist. Best of lu. ...Read more

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Are there any other disorders that resemble mild fetal alcohol syndrome?

Many overlap: With adhd, learning disabilities, Asperger syndrome, a pediatrician with interests in developmental disorders could help you. ...Read more