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What're ways to reduce alcohol consumption?

What're ways to reduce alcohol consumption?

Reduce alcohol use:: Start with a non-alcoholic drink, delay the 1st alcoholic drink & increase the delay, measure your drinks, limit to 1/hr, drink slowly, be aware of each drink, alternate alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, eat before & during drinking, rally support of friends, learn your triggers for excessive drinking & modify/avoid them, fill your life with natural highs, & measure your progress. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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What is "kindling" in the context of alcohol consumption?

What is "kindling" in the context of alcohol consumption?

Alcohol withdrawal: Kindling is the phenomenon which occurs as a result of repeated withdrawal from benzodiazepines or alcohol that leads to increasingly severe withdrawal symptoms, including an increased risk of seizures. ...Read more

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What are the risks of alcohol consumption?

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What are the risks of alcohol consumption?

Alcohol: Depends on the amount consumed & the length of time, as well as the status of your organs such as brain, liver, etc. ...Read more

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Is alcohol consumption linked to cancer at all?

Is alcohol consumption linked to cancer at all?

Yes: Alcohol, especially in conjunction with smoking, can increase the risk of head and neck cancers (mouth, larynx, pharynx) and esophageal cancer. Alcohol also increases the risk of breast, liver, and colorectal cancer. ...Read more

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Does heavy alcohol consumption slow wound healing?

Does heavy alcohol consumption slow wound healing?

Yes: It depends a little on what you define as "heavy" consumption. It is known that alcoholics have certain nutritional deficiencies that could impair wound healing potential. ...Read more

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Is alcohol consumption related to acute pericarditis?

Is alcohol consumption related to acute pericarditis?

Yes: Alcohol use is a risk factor, and the link may be mediated by pancreatitis. It seems that heavy alcohol use can lead to acute pancreatitis, which increases fluids around the heart and inflammation. ...Read more

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What's good for sour stomach due to alcohol consumption?

What's good for sour stomach due to alcohol consumption?

Less alcohol.: Seriously, even though our culture encourages alcohol use a lot, its still toxic. Too much drinking causes more trouble individually and societally than you can imagine, including some of your symptoms. If you have a hangover, don't drink more alcohol. This just prolongs the body cleaning out. Try OTC products that sooth tummies, or maybe just a cherry coke. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Irbesartan (Definition)

Originally marketed under the trade name, avapro, (irbesartan) Irbesartan is now sold in generic form, produced by various manufacturers. It falls into the category of angiotensin receptor blockers or arbs. Dosages include 75, 150, and 300 mg tablets, as well as various combination forms with both 12.5 and 25mg doses of hydrochlorothiazide (hctz). Blocks a kidney mediated ...Read more


Dr. Janice Alexander
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Avapro (Definition)

Avapro is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more