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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

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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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Why do my ovaries hurt after alcohol consumption ?

Why do my ovaries hurt after alcohol consumption ?

No good answer: I don't have good answer for this question. But since alcohol is not essential for life i would recommend abstaining. I get excessively sleepy when i drink even a small quantity; so i just don't drink any. ...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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Is liver damage due to alcohol consumption reversible?

Is liver damage due to alcohol consumption reversible?

Yes, but...: Only to a certain point...Since it appears that cirrhosis, once established is irreversible...Though progression can be halted. ...Read more

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Is there a chart for alcohol consumption vs liver damage?

Is there a chart for alcohol consumption vs liver damage?

What do U mean?: If u asking about alcohol side effect , it can cause liver damage and alcohol induced dementia and muocardiopathy. ...Read more

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Which the effects of alcohol consumption on building muscles?

Which the effects of alcohol consumption on building muscles?

Alcohol and muscles: Alcohol consumption impacts on growth hormone, testosterone production, and recovery. Therefore it impacts on and reduces the impsct of muscle building. This article answers your question in more detail: http://www.Askmen.Com/sports/bodybuilding_200/218_fitness_tip.Html. ...Read more

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Alcohol consumption and ocd/schitzophrenia, what's the relation?

Alcohol consumption and ocd/schitzophrenia, what's the relation?

Diagnosis: Substance use disorders such as alcohol are increased in individuals who suffer from thought disorders like schizophrenia and anxiety disorders like ocd. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about alcohol consumption and ocd/schitzophrenia?

Can you tell me about alcohol consumption and ocd/schitzophrenia?

They are associated: Many people with both ocd and schizophrenia use alcohol to "self-medicate" the anxiety which goes along with both disorders. There is no evidence that alcohol causes either problem, but in people who are genetically susceptible, early use of alcohol may bring on the onset of either problem sooner, and possibly more severely. Alcohol makes it hard to safely treat either with meds.Cessation is key. ...Read more

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Could stopping alcohol consumption will restore fix my penile dysfunction?

Could stopping alcohol consumption will restore fix my penile dysfunction?

Likely: Even shakespeare knew this over 300 years ago, " it provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off. ". ...Read more

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How much alcohol consumption will cause an "enlarged blood cell) test result?

How much alcohol consumption will cause an "enlarged blood cell) test result?

Macrocytosis: or large red blood cells, can be caused by excessive alcohol intake, even with normal levels of folic acid and B12. The mechanism whereby alcohol ingestion causes macrocytosis is unknown, but is though to be due to alcohol byproducts like acetaldehyde. The equivalent of 1 bottle of wine per day for 6 or more months can cause. Reverses after cessation of alcohol usually. ...Read more

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What are the causes of liver disease and are they affected by alcohol consumption?

What are the causes of liver disease and are they affected by alcohol consumption?

Too many to say: But, consumption of alcohol can increase your risks of liver related illness. Viral infections (hepatitis, cmv) as well as bacteria and parasites can cause liver damage. Poor nutrition can lead to problems as well. Patients can develop live failure if they have "shock" from any cause (blood, loss, infection, injury). Ethanol makes the liver more susceptible to damage. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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


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Avapro (Definition)

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