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Can drinking too much alcohol lead to diabetes?

Can drinking too much alcohol lead to diabetes?

Yes, sometimes: In very heavy drinkers, damage to the pancreas can occur (pancreatitis), which if it occurs many times can damage the ability of the pancreas to make both Insulin and digestive enzymes. The lack of Insulin can lead to a form of diabetes resembling juvenile or type 1 diabetes. In diabetics, alcohol worsens control in a number of ways, and is also a high calorie "food" - twice the calories of sugar. ...Read more

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Alzheimer's Disease (Definition)

A progressively worsening brain disorder that affects memory. Symptoms usually begin with increasing forgetfulness and confusion and can progress to the inability to ...Read more


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Can drinking too much alcohol lead to depression?

Can drinking too much alcohol lead to depression?

Works both ways: Drinking can lead to depressive symptoms depressive symptoms can lead to drinking. In either case help is available and people with depression and/or drinking problems should get help. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol shrink the brain?

Can drinking too much alcohol shrink the brain?

Yes: Chronic alcohol abuse can cause atrophy or shrinage of the brain. Imaging studies such as ct scan of the brain can show enlargment of the ventricles and sulci which are "empty" fluid filled areas of the brain and correspond with shrinkage of healthy brain tissue. Animal studies of rodents exposed to chronic alcohol show loss of neurons or brain cells in parts of the brain. ...Read more

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Can too much alcohol cause depressed reflexes?

Yes!: Research have shown that acute alcohol intoxication results in diminished cognitive and psychomotor abilities. More importantly, this results in an increased number of alcohol-related accidents and deaths due to impaired performance of motor tasks such as tracking, and reaction time. Additionally, alcohol use tends to inhibit responses in go/no-go tasks, thereby complicating easier tasks. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much caffeine cause someone to be reckless?

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Can drinking too much caffeine cause someone to be reckless?

No: You can't blame excess caffeine for making you reckless. Too much can make you jittery & nervous and give you heart palpitations and even a splitting headache but it can't make you reckless. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol delay a period?

Can drinking too much alcohol delay a period?

I am not familiar: With alcohol delaying periods. However, illnesses due to excessive alcohol use could delay a period. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much caffeine cause reckless behavior?

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Can drinking too much caffeine cause reckless behavior?

Caffeine: Caffeine is stimulant, and excess can cause hyperarousal symptoms, confusion, visual disturbances, etc. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from drinking too much soda?

Is it possible to die from drinking too much soda?

One media story: There was a story about a woman 'who drank nothing but soda' died from it. Now first, remember she drank nothing but soda. No water, no tea, nothing but soda. See the problem? But the research is really strong in this area that soda is not good for you. From kids to adults even one soda a day is a bad idea. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much water or other liquids cause ones kidneys to shut down?

Can drinking too much water or other liquids cause ones kidneys to shut down?

Kidneys: Drinking water should not cause your kidneys to shut down. Stay well hydrated is actually beneficial to the kidney function. Not getting enough fluids can hurt the kidneys. Certain other beverages have been show to have some impact on kidney function. Diet sodas have been linked to a higher risk of kidney issues in one study. Too much alcohol can be a problem too. ...Read more

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Can too much fluoride consumption cause cancer?

Can too much fluoride consumption cause cancer?

No: I have seen no study linking Fluoride to cancer. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral like calcium. Like other minerals taken in excess it is toxic. The toxic levels are well beyond any normal use. ...Read more

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Could drinking too much caffeine cause prostate problems?

Could drinking too much caffeine cause prostate problems?

Possibly: Caffeine can be an irritant to both the bladder and the prostate. Fortunately, it does not affect most people. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol in a setting triggers hypertension?

Can drinking too much alcohol in a setting triggers hypertension?

It will not: cause long term high blood pressure. If you binge drink. The stress may cause you blood pressure to rise short term. But drinking steady over a long period of time can also be harmful ...Read more

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Is it true that drinking too much tea (nothing added) can lead to health problems?

Is it true that drinking too much tea (nothing added) can lead to health problems?

Not sure that's true: Everything needs to be done in moderation. So drinking two or 3 cups of organic green tea a day is not a problem. Some brown teas may have more caffeine, as they are fermented tea leaves. However as a rule, the green teas post no health risks. So better to drink tea, then too much coffee! Organic is best, as non organic might have more toxic metals from the soil it's grown in. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much milk cause anemia in adults?

Can drinking too much milk cause anemia in adults?

Yes, it can Kiki7.: Milk contains less iron than solid foods, such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dry beans, tofu, spinach, kale, etc. Vitamin c- containing foods: oranges, tomatoes, broccoli, cantaloupe etc. Enhance iron absorption. Cow's milk has large proteins, causing microscopic bleeding in the gut, i.e. Iron loss. It is allergenic. Animals drink milk only when babies. Why should human adults drink milk? ...Read more

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Drinking too much water will cause problems with potassium?

Drinking too much water will cause problems with potassium?

See below: There should no need to drink too much water, drink if you are thirsty your body can conserve pottassium, and should not be low, unless you are taking diuretics/medications .Or have other medical causes to lower pottassium levels. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

No: Diabetes is a condition of lack of enough Insulin or lack of response of the body to insulin. You can not cause it by eating too much sugar or drinking too much water. When you have it, you cannot eat too much sugar as your body will not be able to metabolize it. ...Read more