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Doctor insights on: Arrhythmias After Alcohol Wine Consumption

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What level of alcohol consumption is ok after bypass operation? One glass of wine a day?

What level of alcohol consumption is ok after bypass operation? One glass of wine a day?

Alcohol after bypass: A glass of wine is equivalent to one beer. 1 oz of liquor 45 %of alcohol = 9.Oz of beer or 3-4.Oz of wine (11-13%)
you drink only if you did not ever abused alcohol, i.E taking more than 3beers/day on a regular basis. Long term alcohol abuse turned a heart muscle into a mass of jello, bigger heart but very weakened, besides damaging the heart automatic rythm system, which by itself can kill. ...Read more

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How has my alcohol consumption affected my long term health if I drank beer in college and wine in 50s?

How has my alcohol consumption affected my long term health if I drank beer in college and wine in 50s?

DEPENDS: Depends on how much alcohol consumption we are talking about. Remember that alcohol is alcohol so beer or wine only difference is the proof. So long term effects of excessive alcohol is on the liver which is the organ to metabolize the alcohol and the stomach alcohol can cause gastritis or ulcers. Also can impact the brain with atrophy and alcohol dementia. So remember all things in moderation! ...Read more

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What's the effect of alcohol consumption at 34 weeks? Thought I was drinking alcohol-less punch but later was told that it had alcohol (white wine).

What's the effect of alcohol consumption at 34 weeks? Thought I was drinking alcohol-less punch but later was told that it had alcohol (white wine).

I wouldn't worry: One occasion of a small amount of alcohol is not likely to cause you or your baby any harm. It is regular use of alcohol. Particularly in large amounts, that cause problems. ...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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I've had facial implants from rib cartilage, will moderate alcohol consumption (1-2 glasses of wine a night) interfere with ossification of the implan?

I've had facial implants from rib cartilage, will moderate alcohol consumption (1-2 glasses of wine a night) interfere with ossification of the implan?

Should not effect it: To the best of my knowledge, alcohol consumption should not interfere with ossification unless it is marked intake. However, while it is possible for rib cartilage grafts to calcify, cartilage is placed (as opposed to bone grafts) in order to avoid ossification. ...Read more

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Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?

Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?

SVT can be cured: Svt can be cured permanently by performing a procedure called ablation the procedure will interrupt the conduction the area of the heart where the rhythm start you will be able to stop the Calan you need to consult a cardiologist who specializes in arehyrhmia management and can perform ablation. ...Read more

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Whar are the clinical manifestations of excessive alcohol consumption?

Whar are the clinical manifestations of excessive alcohol consumption?

Being drunk: Being intoxicated are the primary manifestations -- slurred speech, loss of control of fine motor movements, confusion with tasks requiring thinking, emotional instability, sometimes irritability, inappropriate laughter, staggering gait -- all the way to stupor and coma. If using despite harm to relationships and social responsibilities (like work) these are all signs of excessive use. ...Read more

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Does alcohol consumption affect semen?

Does alcohol consumption affect semen?

No: No effect on semen however while alcohol can inhibit sexual performance. ...Read more

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Can alcohol consumption cause hemolysis?

Can alcohol consumption cause hemolysis?

Zieve's syndrome: Although quite a rare illness, there is something called Zieve's syndrome, wherein alcohol consumption can lead to hemolysis. The mechanism of hemolysis in Zieve's syndrome is not entirely understood. Alcohol is a toxin, and has damaging effects to the body -which is really too bad. Hopefully you can get some help, as hemolytic anemia can be bad news, as well as the liver problems etc with alcohol ...Read more

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How does alcohol consumption affect gout?

How does alcohol consumption affect gout?

Makes it worse: Alcohol increases the level of uric acid, which is the chemical responsible for gout in predisposed individuals. In some people, gout only occurs when they are drinking. The byproducts of alcohol are excreted preferentially to the byproducts of uric acid, raising their levels, in some people raising them markedly. People with gout should not use alcohol, or drink very sparingly. ...Read more

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How does alcohol consumption affect an inr?

How does alcohol consumption affect an inr?

Unpredictable: Acute alcohol use can either increase or decrease the inr in a given individual. Chronic alcohol use with liver damage interferes with the production of clotting factors and will cause a more profound rise of inr with a given dose of warfarin/coumadin or, with cirrhosis, raise the inr on no anticoagulant at all. ...Read more

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Can alcohol consumption cause low haptoglobin?

Can alcohol consumption cause low haptoglobin?

Not likely...: Read more at: http://www. Ehealthme. Com/ds/alcohol/haptoglobin%20decreased/

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What will alcohol consumption do to the hepatitis?

What will alcohol consumption do to the hepatitis?

Make it worse: If some one has hepatitis a, b, c or alcoholic hepatitis. Any amount of alcohol can make be very poisnous and lead to liver damage ending in cirrhosis and liver failure and will not be a candidate for liver transplant, unless have been alcohol free foe six months, but has been controversial lately. ...Read more

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Consumption of alcohol safe if causes tachycardia?

Consumption of alcohol safe if causes tachycardia?

No, it is not: Alcohol can cause many abnormal heart rhythms, and none of them are very good for you, particularly if you are older and not in shape. Some of these abnormal rhythms, like atrial fibrillation ("holiday heart") can be serious and even life-threatening in some people, and if prolonged, can increase the chance of both heart failure and stroke. ...Read more

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Does Alcohol consumption Raise Your Body Temperature?

Maybe the contrary.: Alcohol dilates the blood vessels on the skin leading to a warmer sensation but actually increase in heat loss. Although theoretically, the cold drink would also reduce the body temp, the body has a lot of tricks to combat the loss to maintain a normal temperature. If one falls unconscious in a cold environment, one may actually end up with severe hypothermia. ...Read more

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Which besides alcohol consumption can cause diseased livers?

Which besides alcohol consumption can cause diseased livers?

Causes of liver: Disease. I googled this for ypu since no one was responding http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=110443;page=3. ...Read more

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How long after alcohol consumption can I take cold medication?

How long after alcohol consumption can I take cold medication?

Depends: How much alcohol was consumed? If you still have an elevated blood alcohol level then it's not a good idea to take cold medication. ...Read more

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How will my prescription isoniazid affect consumption of alcohol?

Don't drink: Ideally it will cause you to stop drinking while you're taking it, but that's up to you. Alcohol increase the risk of inh hepatitis. ...Read more

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Do men or women face greater health risks from alcohol consumption?

Do men or women face greater health risks from alcohol consumption?

Actually women: Have more problems with alcohol than men in terms of organ damage, particularly liver and heart damage. However, there are other inherited predispositions that relate to how much damage alcohol will do any given individual. Alcohol is water soluble, and since women have (in general) more fat, alcohol is more concentrated in women, who also absorb more alcohol directly from their stomach. ...Read more

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What are differences between the effects of alcohol consumption and smoking?

What are differences between the effects of alcohol consumption and smoking?

It depends how much: Smoking is bad for you in any amount but its efeects are related to how many cigarettes and for how many years consumed. It causes copd, cadiovascular diseases, cancers of lung and mouth, perpheral vascular disease, impotence and erectile dysfunction, fetal abnormailities, bad teeth&breath
alcohol in moderation may be beneficial for heart, but if abused can cause liver cirrhosis/failure and cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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How can I overcome excessive alcohol consumption without joining aa meetings?

How can I overcome excessive alcohol consumption without joining aa meetings?

Other programs: This is very hard to accomplish all by yourself. It may help to see a psychiatrist to discuss your concerns, & rule out any conditions that could complicate this process. Substance abuse counselor & intensive outpatient programs to share support, skills, & education. Possible alternatives to aa: http://www. Urmc. Rochester. Edu/encyclopedia/content. Aspx? Contenttypeid=1&contentid=2623. ...Read more

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How fast does transaminases rise after a night of moderate alcohol consumption?

How fast does transaminases rise after a night of moderate alcohol consumption?

They may or may not: I don't know what "moderate" means to you, but 3 or 4 drinks, in most people, will not cause any elevation of liver enzymes. Only about 30-40% of heavy drinkers get liver problems and there appear to be genetic susceptibility to this damage. In those where there is a transient elevation, it goes up almost immediately, and comes back to normal in a few days. ...Read more

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How quickly can transaminases rise after a night of moderate alcohol consumption?

How quickly can transaminases rise after a night of moderate alcohol consumption?

Few days: Possible increase in a few days with improvement if there is no underlying disease or ongoing alcohol abuse. ...Read more

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Can trt cause psychological problems? Does alcohol consumption increase the risk of such issues?

Can trt cause psychological problems? Does alcohol consumption increase the risk of such issues?

Testoerone RT: If you mean does Testosterone Replacement Therapy create the possibility of psychological symptoms and does alcohol increase risk, the answer is yes. The human hormone system is a delicate balance. Too much or too little produces symptoms. Please make no changes w/out seeing your doctor. He/she can measure hormones w/in the context of your lifestyle. Peace and good health. ...Read more