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I am 7 weeks pregnant & read that there is horseradish in shrimp cocktail sauce & it can cause a miscarriage, is this true?

I am 7 weeks pregnant & read that there is horseradish in shrimp cocktail sauce & it can cause a miscarriage, is this true?

Not likely: Horseradish when used in usual dietary quantities will not affect a pregnancy. To induce a miscarriage (ie. Abortion) would require doses of about 4 ounces taken 3 or 4 times a day for 3 or 4 days. Even those doses are not sure to cause a miscarriage. ...Read more

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What can you do at a cocktail party if on diet?

What can you do at a cocktail party if on diet?

Diet soda: Ah, my perennial problem! i give at least 2 lectures a week and always get invited to the cocktail parties. My solution is to have 1 drink, then ask for a club soda with lime, which everyone assumes is a gin & tonic. And i avoid those little platters full of snacks - each tidbit is about 1, 000 calories. Low-cal alternatives are always available, if you seek them out, or ask. ...Read more

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Do people dread cocktail parties because of what they do to their weight or see them as free food now?

Do people dread cocktail parties because of what they do to their weight or see them as free food now?

Funny : I'm not sure what you're asking. Some people dread cocktail parties and some don't. For those who do dread cocktail parties i would imagine that the reasons are varied. Btw, people can manage what they eat and drink on their own. The presence of free food and drink does not force anyone to eat or drink it. ...Read more

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Me and my husband are youing to start a family this June.i am on a cocktail of meds that I don't know are safe. Please help?

Me and my husband are youing to start a family this June.i am on a cocktail of meds that I don't know are safe. Please help?

Ask your doctors: If you are planning to get pregnant, reviw your meds with your doctor and your gynecologist to be sure you need to take all these meds and to be sure that none will adversely effect a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is consuming two cocktails a day harmful to my health? It is ritualistic for me to participate in happy hour and helps take the edge off at days end

Is consuming two cocktails a day harmful to my health?  It is ritualistic for me to participate in happy hour and helps take the edge off  at days end

Alcoholism: It surely sounds like you have alcoholic thinking and perhaps even alcoholic drinking. Drinking daily is a good definition of an alcoholic. Perhaps going thirty days without drinking may be a good place to start to get some clarity. ...Read more

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Can you have a cocktail if you have diabetes?

Can you have a cocktail if you have diabetes?

Yes you can: Yes you can as long as you do in moderation ...Read more

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What med cocktail works best for fybromyalgia?

What med cocktail works best for fybromyalgia?

No one answer: There are several meds that can help either as single therapy or in combination. Discuss options with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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