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I Sometimes act and feel lyk I've drunk alcohol when I never touched alcohol. It's either that or nearly severe headache. Light make it worse. What's it?

I Sometimes act and feel lyk I've drunk alcohol when I never touched alcohol. It's either that or nearly severe headache. Light make it worse. What's it?

Migraine likely: There is a type of migraine that can present with ataxia and slurred speech. Sometimes there is no headache component. Other conditions can do this that are also uncommon. See a neurologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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Is act restoring mouthwash good for remineralizing teeth? I see that it contains alcohol. Is that counter productive to remineralizing bc its drying?

Is act restoring mouthwash good for remineralizing teeth? I see that it contains alcohol. Is that counter productive to remineralizing bc its drying?

Tooth products: ACT fluoride mouthwash also come in an alcohol free version. It strengthens the teeth via an infusion of fluoride ions, but it does not necessarily remineralize the enamel. For that you will need a different product such as a remineralizing toothpaste. ...Read more

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I had a bad cold and got drunk and next day my cold was gone, did the alcohol do that?

I had a bad cold and got drunk and next day my cold was gone, did the alcohol do that?

No: Ingesting alcohol does not kill the cold virus. This is more likely to be coincidence. You are lucky that you didn't wake up feeling terrible. ...Read more

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I'm 28 year old. I smoked and drunk alcohol. But from 4 month I'm suffering from ED and high bp. Plz help me?

See a Doctor.: High BP and ed can be treated, you have to see a doctor to get evaluated. Naturally too much alcohol and smoking can cause BP and ed. Healthy life style is the best way to start ...Read more

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When drunk on alcohol does it vasodilate or constrict your aorta and coronaries? How much does 4 pints dehydrate you?

When drunk on alcohol does it vasodilate or constrict your aorta and coronaries? How much does 4 pints dehydrate you?

It depends: People develop tolerance to alcohol and there are big differences in effects based on sex, age, other substances/food used etc. Alcohol generally is considered a vasodilator. I think the question is the wrong one. A better one may be: is my relationship with alcohol a healthy one? Might it be a good idea I ask for some help or find out more about the effects of alcohol on one's health. ...Read more

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Is there any "cure" where you have to drink a Measured amount of alcohol or wine a day? I have never drunk alcohol myself

Is there any "cure" where you have to drink a Measured amount of alcohol or wine a day? I have never drunk alcohol myself

Cure of what??: Firstly, the conventional wisdom is that people with chemical dependency, like people with asthma or diabetes, usually are not "cured, " but their disorder can be controlled and put into remission where it is not causing harm. There are a handful of programs around that try to teach people with alcohol problems how to drink socially - one is called 'Managed Moderation, ' but are of? Value. ...Read more

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Hello dr. I am not sure whether I have silent migraine or something else. I am feeling like drunk without taking any alcohol and feel imbalanced too?

Hello dr. I am not sure whether I have silent migraine or something else. I am feeling like drunk without taking any alcohol and feel imbalanced too?

Call your MD: If you cannot obviously determine why you feel so bad, either call your physicians office now, or call a neighbor to take you to the er. There are many things from an inner ear problem to things more severe like a stroke, so don't fool around with this. ...Read more

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How does alcohol make you drunk?

How does alcohol make you drunk?

Alcohol causes: Intoxication (or drunkenness) when ingested (usually by mouth, although can be absorbed rectally, etc). intoxication results primarily from alcohol's effects on GABA receptors in the brain, which leads to disinhibition, poor judgement, slow reaction time, and other signs typically associated with intoxication. Affects of alcohol on dopamine cause euphoria associated with drunkenness. ...Read more

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Can you drunk alcohol after having accupuncture?

Can you drunk alcohol after having accupuncture?

NO: One of the instructions the acupuncturist will give you is to avoid sex, exercise, cold exposure, alcohol use & excessively large meals for a minimum of 4 hours after acupuncture. I tell my patients to wait until the day following acupuncture to resume these activities. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling drunk but haven't drank any alcohol?

See your doctor: You don't say what you mean by "feeling drunk" but if you are talking about being dizzy, lightheaded or uncoordinated, there could be a neurological problem or a problem with your middle and inner ear. You need to express your concerns to a primary care provider and see if they can come up with an answer for you. You may be on other medications which can cause these effects as well. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is alcohol (ethanol) intoxication (being drunk)?

What sort of problem is alcohol (ethanol) intoxication (being drunk)?

Abnormal or Normal?: Many individuals may at sometime in their lives experience being drunk on alcohol. This is normal. Being drunk can quickly become abnormal due to its effects on the central nervous system. When drunk you llose motor control, coordination and reaction time resulting in accidents and injuries. You lose your ability to reason and make bad decisions such as driving. It is a condition best avoided. ...Read more

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Could getting drunk 1-2 times a week for around a year make you alcohol dependent?

Could getting drunk 1-2 times a week for around a year make you alcohol dependent?

Yes,: And you are by now dependent and alcoholic! Go for help as I doubt u can sober up by yourself. You are only 17 do not go down that path that will destroy ur life. The choice is yours... ...Read more

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How can alcohol effects the heart, and why does beat fast when we are normally drunk?

Alcohol: Most of us aren't normally drunk. They call it intoxicated because you are poisoned. Alcohol in drunk doses poisons the heart and brain and other tissues. ...Read more

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Is there a way to differentiate someone who is too drunk from actual alcohol poisoning?

TOO DRUNK CAUSE POIS: Alcohol poisoning is caused by being too drunk, too drunk may be a stage and may lead to poisoning as alcohol which is still in stomach gets absorped in the blood stream. There may be a thin line separating too drunk to poisoned. ...Read more

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If you get drunk one night 3 months before a hair alcohol test, will it test positive or negative?

If you get drunk one night 3 months before a hair alcohol test, will it test positive or negative?

I am not aware of: A hair analysis for alcohol use. They can detect other substances however. Three months should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Given that if you drink more alcohol you will feel more drunk, but will you also be drunk for a longer period of time?

Yes: But this is very dependent on gender and genetics and so much more! As well a persons ability to metabolize alcohol and any other co-existing health problems. In kidney or liver disease or combo of both, add no alcohol dehydrogenase (genetic abnormality) and a person could remain 'drunk' until dead. ...Read more

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Is rom chocolate considered illegal to eat before driving? I will get my licence soon and I need to know. It has 15% alcohol and I never got drunk.

Is rom chocolate considered illegal to eat before driving? I will get my licence soon and I need to know. It has 15% alcohol and I never got drunk.

Not illegal but...: I don't know the laws where you live but in most places it is not illegal to consume small amounts of alcohol before driving. It is illegal to consume an amount of alcohol that will impair your ability to drive. That is usually at least 2 drinks in a short time. You would probably have to consume many ROM chocolate bars to become intoxicated/impaired so having one or two bars should be safe. ...Read more

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Sometimes, like yesterday, my sweat (especially around hair) smelled almost 100% like alcohol! I never drunk alcohol in my life. What could tihs be?

Sometimes, like yesterday, my sweat (especially around hair) smelled almost 100% like alcohol! I never drunk alcohol in my life. What could tihs be?

Check the diet: 26 year old male with alcohol smelling sweat at hair follicles since he does not drink, most likely from food like garlic, onions, curry, caffeine, or even tobacco. May also be aggravated by vigorous exercises. ...Read more

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It has been 3 days after I got drunk and I still feel some symptoms of being drunk. What can I do to help? Could I have alcohol poisoning? Please help

It has been 3 days after I got drunk and I still feel some symptoms of being drunk. What can I do to help? Could I have alcohol poisoning? Please help

Learning can hurt: I believe we use the term alcohol poisoning to describe the condition when the blood alcohol level is so high you are comatose and may forget to breathe. I saw it a few times taking er call in the navy. The day after process, brain fog, etc are true toxic effects but are a prolonged hangover effect., try to maintain good hydration and a simple diet.It should pass in a few more days. If not see doc. ...Read more