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Consumption Of Alcohol Safe If Causes Tachycardia
No, it is not: Alcohol can cause many abnormal heart rhythms, and none of them are very good for you, particularly if you are older and not in shape. Some of these abnormal rhythms, like atrial fibrillation ("holiday heart") can be serious and even life-threatening in some people, and if prolonged, can increase the chance of both heart failure and stroke. ...Read more
Probably not: As an alcoholic (?) you have more than likely developed a severe deficiency of vitamin b1.This will cause you to have an increased activity of the nervous control mechanisms of the heart and possibly the heart itself. Alcohol and b1 deficiency go together. Stop all forms of sugar and get plenty of rest. See your doctor for instructions on b1.Lyou will need other vitamins as well. ...Read more
Alcohol and SVT: Alcohol is known to damage the conduction system of the heart and cause all kinds of arrythmia. Svt is caused by an anomaly of that system. Alcohol surely unavoidably aggravates that anomaly, besides turning the heart muscle into a mass of jello that has no strength to pump blood properly (reduced ejection fraction). No alcohol abuse. Period! ...Read more
How fast is too fast for a heart rate while exercising for someone with tachycardia? Assuming non-smoker and no alcohol or drugs and otherwise healthy female in late teens to early twenties. Tachycardia started a week ago with no identified cause.
For Age 19, normal heart rate is 60 -100 beats/min.
Exercise and anxiety can cause Tachycardia.
Tachycardia starting a week ago at age 19 is likely due to sudden stress, such as fright with feeling of being overwhelmed or Anxiety.
See Physician for possible Diagnosis of Fever, Hyperthyroidism, Anemia, B.P. Medications effect, or heart condition.
See Psychiatrist for Stress Anxiety, Relaxation ...Read more
Does general tachycardia (I know that is probably not a medical term) run in families? Whenever we take certain types of medications (i.e. naproxen, zofran, etc.), drink alcohol, or eat certain foods, our hearts race. Is it a specific gene that causes thi
Genetic variant: Some people have a genetic variant of an enzyme that metabolizes alcohol. The aldh2 gene regulates the production of the enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 that transforms acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The aldh2*2 variant is common in individuals of east asian descent (45-50%), but is extremely rare in most non-asian populations. When drinking alcohol, these people flush, have tachycardia, etc, . ...Read more
What could be a cause of rapid heart beat after eating even light food such as boiled fish or vegetables? No caffeine, no alcohol, no drugs, nostress.
Some report: Pain in a site of hd after drinking etoh, but this is not a reliable "test" for it. There are no facts about safety or clear problems with moderate use, but excessive use is bad for everyone. ...Read more
Zieve's syndrome: Although quite a rare illness, there is something called Zieve's syndrome, wherein alcohol consumption can lead to hemolysis. The mechanism of hemolysis in Zieve's syndrome is not entirely understood. Alcohol is a toxin, and has damaging effects to the body -which is really too bad. Hopefully you can get some help, as hemolytic anemia can be bad news, as well as the liver problems etc with alcohol ...Read more
Causes of liver: Disease. I googled this for ypu since no one was responding http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=110443;page=3. ...Read more
Testoerone RT: If you mean does Testosterone Replacement Therapy create the possibility of psychological symptoms and does alcohol increase risk, the answer is yes. The human hormone system is a delicate balance. Too much or too little produces symptoms. Please make no changes w/out seeing your doctor. He/she can measure hormones w/in the context of your lifestyle. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can frequent alcohol-abuse consumption for a year and a half cause any major health problems for a young (in 20s) active male?
Maybe: Maybe. Acute gastritis is common from excessive alcohol consumption, for one thing. Too much alcohol does not contribute to good health. Young people often think they're invinsible and believe they can just bounce back from stuff. Such is not always the case. One is liable to make unwise choices while intoxicated. ...Read more
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
What does it mean if u perpetually have a "red face" not caused by the sun or heavy consumption of alcohol?
See a skin Dr.: Rosacea is a common condition characterized by redness of the skin, especially the face. There are preparations which can be applied, most of the good ones require a prescription. A good dermotologist would be the way to go, espcailly to rule-out any other condition which may be more serious, such as lupis. ...Read more
My husbands sgpt level is 87. There is no consumption of alcohol. But he takes a medicine rovista for his cholestrol. Is it the cause?
Possible.: All statin meds are capable of elevating the liver enzymes. However, there are many many other causes which should be investigated before chalking it up to that. Should repeat the test. ...Read more
See below: Usually excessive use of the arms.Get a more detailed answer ›
B vitamin deficiency:
Alcohol causes vitamin b1 deficiency, the most serious, also resulting in greater alcohol intake.Vitamin b6 can't be converted to its active form.
Decreased liver absorption and increased urinary excretion of many b vitamins and especially Folic Acid is noted. Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid (vitamin b9) deficiency
produce macrocytic anemia
(enlarged blood cells). Treatment: vitamins b12+
b9+b complex. ...Read more
Could heavy consumption of alcohol cause the loss of teeth? Is this a sign of something more severe going on?
Hi. What could cause severe chest pain radiating to shoulders, following little alcohol consumption? (non-smoker, non-drinker… no phx.) thx.
Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation. Take care. ...Read more
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
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
Alcohol consumption before caused that my cognitive abilities are worse and I cant really think abstract stuff, feels like my life is just a movie?
Your use is NOT: Moderate, at age 18. All psychoactive drugs, but alcohol and marijuana in particular, do more harm to the developing brain. In particular, people with pre-existing psychiatric problems may have those worsened by alcohol use. It sounds like you are developing some dissociation or derealization with alcohol. Please talk to your doctor and perhaps get a referral to a psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more