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Doctor insights on: Cause And Effect Of Alcohol On The Human Body

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Effect of marijuana on the body and brain?

Effect of marijuana on the body and brain?

Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read more

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What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

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What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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What's the effect of alcohol on the kidneys and lungs?

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What's the effect of alcohol on the kidneys and lungs?

Alcohol kidney lung: Massive amount can overwhelm kidney and liver capacity to eliminate alcohol and toxic levels can kill. Kidneys otherwise filter much faster (to be simple) but main organs that suffer are brain liver heart and vascular system. Cirrhosis can occur 15-20y later, hypertension can be consequence of alcoholism, heart muscle can loose power to contract properly and enlarge then fail, arrythmia then occur. ...Read more

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Whats effect of alcohol on the liver?

Whats effect of alcohol on the liver?

It's a toxin: In large doses... It's relatively beneficial in small amounts. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of beer on the human body?

What are the negative effects of beer on the human body?

If drunk excessively: No usual harm if you drink rationally. In excess, you can gain weight, increase urination and electrolyte loss, and lost of all, your functioning can be impaired for driving and other risk taking tasks. It is also noted that alcoholic beverages can be addictive and might be involved in risk taking behaviors and violence. It is also a major public health issue due to under-age drinking. ...Read more

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What is the effect of alcohol on the brain & a turmor?

What is the effect of alcohol on the brain & a turmor?

Depends: Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. Its effects should be separate from that of a tumor. However as the effects of alcohol wear off you may be more prone to seizure. ...Read more

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Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Effects of drinking alcohol on the body fat?

Empty calories : Alcohol, which is basically sugar, gets converted to fat when not burned by the body for the activities of daily living. It is "empty" calories since sugar has no nutritive value. We all need a balanced diet and adequate vitamins to maintain optimum health. ...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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What are the effects of drinking liquor on the body?

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What are the effects of drinking liquor on the body?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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What are the effects of lack of exercise on the circulatory system?

What are the effects of lack of exercise on the circulatory system?

Get Up and Go: Effective exercising will increase the blood flow to every cell in the body. This is the way of effectively providing nutrients to grow, maintain and repair or various tissues. By limiting or reducing the exercise, the bodies tissues will be hard pressed to maintain, let alone grow and develop to the degree necessary to survive in a healthy state. ...Read more

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What is the effect of alcohol on sleep?

What is the effect of alcohol on sleep?

Taken at bedtime: It will usually (but not always because we are all different) induce sleep. It is not a healthy choice for this, however. ...Read more

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What are effects of alcohol on the blood?

What are effects of alcohol on the blood?

High blood pressure: Long term heavy drinking, causes high blood pressure. Also the liver damage known to be caused by heavy drinking changes some enzyme that shows in our blood test. Moderate to heavy drinkers also develop macrocytosis " enlaged red blood cell". ...Read more

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What are the effects on the eyes of large energy drink consumption?

What are the effects on the eyes of large energy drink consumption?

None: Caffeine, the "active" ingredient, in most energy drinks (along with lots of sugar and some other nutrients of dubious value) is not harmful to the eyes. ...Read more

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What is the effect of coffee on brain cells?

What is the effect of coffee on brain cells?

Coffee: Coffee has been shown to increase alertness, decrease headache symptoms, decrease risk of parkinson's, and possibly even lower the risk of alzheimer's . Have a cup! ...Read more

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What are the effects of excessive use of antibiotics (especially on the digestive system)?

What are the effects of excessive use of antibiotics (especially on the digestive system)?

Prolonged antibiotic: antibiotics can kill off normal bacteria in the GI tract and allow overgrowth of bad bacteria. This causes diarrhea and use of a probiotic can help restore flora of normal bacteria. The most severe consequence of all of this is overgrowth of C. Difficele, which produces a toxin and can make you sick (called pseudomembranous colitis). ...Read more

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What're the effects of guarana on the liver?

What're the effects of guarana on the liver?

Probably none: Guarana is a brazilian plant that is rich in caffeine and marketed for this. You want to be sure you know who's producing it. "holistic" medicines are often not what's on the label, and the weird politics allows this; quack "herbal medicines" are in some areas the leading cause of liver necrosis. ...Read more