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Alcoholic Drink Hits Me Hard
WINE: Beer = 5% alcohol content, wine=11-13%, liquor 45-50%. 1.Oz liquor=9.Oz of beer = 4.Oz of wine. Same deadly consequences to drinker and same mental destruction to everyone else in many generations as the gene is powerfully transferred from gen to generations to men-women. No alcohol. No choice. No alternative. No intent to disregard lives of innocent others in family. Stop deadly intent. ...Read more
Don't drink much anymore, when do 1 drink can make me vomit. Not drunk but it stays in stomach? Hours later vomit alcohol, food digests. Reasons?
Treat Gastroparesis?: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan, (metoclopramide) zelnorm) ...Read more
Hydrocodone cough syrup won't let me urinate, even after drinking 2 bottles of water - what can I do?
Stop it: All opiates or narcotics can cause urine retention. Best solution is to not take them. If you develop a painfully swollen bladder and cannot void, you may have to go to the er and have a catheter placed. In most folks, simply stopping the medication will fix the problem, fortunately. ...Read more
Not drink???: Your body, via your stomach, is telling you that you are taking in something that disagrees with it, and perhaps you should listen. You may already have gastritis or pancreatitis and the alcohol may be making these worse (or causing them, for that matter). When people keep doing something despite it causing them problems, then they have a problem with that "something," whether alcohol or heroin. ...Read more
I have thyroid papillary cancer am i allowed to drink alcoholic beverage like beer of hard liquors thankyou?
Yes: In moderation. Don't get so looped that you forget to take your meds. Take only brand name T4 replacement, and remember, the lab range you should be in is totally different than the routine normal range reported on your lab slip. If you doctor isn't aware of this, see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
He drinks way too much and smokes drugs everyday. It's his birthday today and he's going to make himself seriously ill. I'm worried. What can I do?
Pray: I presume this is a male relative of yours.Some people deal with the depression they have by taking dangerous substances to excess.As much as you love him, it is hard to change people's behavior.If you were older I would recommend a support group. In the meantime I think you should talk to your mom about your concerns and see if all of you can get counseling.AA or a therapist might be able to help ...Read more
Have a better ?: why do you continue to drink alcohol when it makes you suddenly puke? Continuing to drink when it regularly causes a particular problem IS a sign of a drinking problem, and I strongly suggest you discuss it with your health care provider. Alcohol, especially in larger amounts, causes inflammation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, as well as pancreas and liver, and all can cause nausea. ...Read more
Can drinking TOO MUCH diet coke make you tired instead of awake? I drink a LOT! (at least 12+ daily) sorry I know that's bad! I'm addicted.
Sodas and deficiency: Yes, it can. Soda has been linked with decreased bone density due to disruption of normal calcium and phosphate metabolism, and the excess soda is probably replacing your intake of other nutrient rich foods and beverages (leading to other vitamin deficiencies). When sodium benzoate (a preservative) combines with Vitamin C, anemia can develop from bone marrow damage. Then there is the aspartame... ...Read more
My husband drinking 1 glass red wine everyday. Just want to know if drinking red wine every day can slow sperm count?
Highly likely he is: although you diagnose alcohol problems not strictly by how much someone is drinking and more by how much harm it is doing to their life, nobody can drink 30 beers in the course of a drinking episode without being HIGHLY tolerant to alcohol (it is equivalent to 1 1/2 liters of vodka). Anyone who tolerates that has to be LOTS drinking daily or close to it, and likely has the associated problems. ...Read more
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Every time my boyfriend drinks even a sip of alcohol he throws up. He doesn't have any allergies, and it's only when he drinks liquor, never beer.
Lung cancer, COPD: COPD = chronic obstructive airway disease or emphysema. In addition will be more prone to bronchitis, chronic cough, cancer heart disease, hypertension, bladder cancer. His clothes will smell of tobacco & those around him will be exposed to second hand smoke, especially bad for babies & young children. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Don't drink: In general , i never promote drinking under any circumstances.Abstinence in this case is the best. ...Read more
My hubby drink Pepsi very frequently it's harm to his body he drink on every meal ? How body react?
Soda: Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a 3 fold ^ in dementia & stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer