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Diminished Judgement Effect Of Alcohol
Alcohol disinhibits: Which means it causes us to do things we normally wouldn't do. So speeding becomes natural, even through lights. Trying to pass unsafely can cause head on collisions and alcohol causes a loss of ability to acurately judge distances. Alcohol is also sedating and can cause you to nodd off at the wheel. ...Read more
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Is alcohol a stimulant that affects judgement drug that affects judgement hallucinogen that affects judgem?
It's a depressant: The first thing alcohol depresses are our frontal lobes, where our inhibitions live, so initially and in low doses alcohol "disinhibits" making people more likely to socialize, dance or whatever. However, in higher doses its effects are depressant, making people sleepy and ultimately can cause coma and death. It is neither a stimulant nor a hallucinogen in most people. ...Read more
My friend wants to know, aside from judgement, is 2 weeks post op from breast enlargement long enough to do MDMA and alcohol at festival?
No: If your friend is still taking narcotic pain medication like Percocet he or she should not also drink alcohol or do any other drug at the same time. In addition if she has just had a cosmetic procedure and is not fully healed it would not be wise to go out and party and potentially risk opening her incisions, causing and infection, or other such complications. ...Read more
Possibly: Especially if you have been a heavy drinker and your liver is no longer functioning as well. ...Read more
Is decreased alcohol tolerance a side effect of liptor. I consume 4 drinks and I'm done. Never use to be like that.
Taking concor 2.5 for 3 y aged 30 y does it effect libido it decreased in last 2 months also not taking alcohol no smoking no red meat eat x-syndrome?
Whitehead like pimples on my penile shaft with hairs I applied alcohol for bacteria and the pimples have decreased in size and are scab like now help?
Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.
Alcohol = a toxin: No matter how enjoyable even moderate alcohol drinking may be, the fact remains that it is a toxin for your body -- especially liver and brain. Essentially you're asking your body to process a poison. So, your body will be less efficient both during intoxication and until all traces of alcohol have been processed. Remember that hangover is multifaceted. Be well. ...Read more
Champagne n choclat: In small amounts (1 standard glass wine/beer etc/day), both alchol and chocolate have been associated with some positive health effects for some, but too much alcohol will damage your kidneys, liver, heart, esophogus n more. Too much choclate will also cause weight gain and the associated health risks. Serious health consequences from alcohol is probably much more common - than chocolate overdo. ...Read more
Topical, right?: I am assuming you mean topically during massage. Rubbing alocohol can do a couple of things to help get a massage deeper into muscles or relax them. First, the temper change and sensation on nerve endings in your skin can help muscles relax. Second, the alcohol acts as a varying lubricant on your skin that changes through out the massage that allows different pressure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Not methanol: The only drinking alcohol is ethyl alcohol and this is what is contained in most potable beverages. It is not so much the type of drink you are using as it is the amount of ethanol you are consuming on a regular basis. Alcohol is generally harmful only when used to excess. A bottle of beer usually contains about the same amount of etoh as a shot of whiskey. ...Read more
Maybe: Absinthe is outlawed and illegal in the us. Some other countries do allow it, but much of the time, it has a very low amount of a potentially dangerous chemical called thujol alkaloids. Or the substance is removed entirely. The thujol alkaloids contained in the absinthe of yore, can cause severe and irreversible liver damage as well as cause hallucinations. I would avoid it. ...Read more
No: Alcohol is generally metabolized at the rate of one ounce per hour. Once all the alcohol is metabolized, it is gone from the body. It does not build up. One can, however, have residual effects from alcohol, especially with heavy drinking. Alcohol can adversely affect every organ in the body, except, interestingly, the kidneys. ...Read more
Alcohol/Lithium: Absolutely not. You risk further toxicity to your liver, heart & kidneys. Please be careful. ...Read more
Disinhibitation: Often alcohol or other substances that change one's impressions, perceptions, attitudes and behavior create what seems a different personality. Usually, it returns to the usual one after the high (and aftermath) are gone. Some stay on the merry-go-round and never do. Core personality is not changed by the alcohol but the inhibitions gone so it looks different. ...Read more
You decide: You asked. Either you are marrying a teetotaler, or you have some concerns that you may be losing self-control with respect to alcohol. There is no disadvantage to stopping alcohol use except that your circle of friends is likely to change (perhaps for the better, but if alcohol's important to work-friends, it can be hard.) if looking hard, you think it's hurting you overall, then stop. ...Read more
See your doctor: Call your doctor. He/she can give you medications to help withdrawal symptoms. Do things to take your mind off alcohol. Drink at least 5 cups of water each day. Tell your family and friends that you are quitting, so they can support you and so they don't try to give you alcohol either. ...Read more
There isn't"average": I am unaware of any population study of this. Safe drinking limits for men 21-60 are no more than 2 standard drinks per day (12 oz. Beer, 5 oz. Wine, 1 1/2 oz. 80 proof spirits), and no more than 4 drinks on one occasion. Amounts over that are associated with a number of health and behavioral issues, including increased hypertension and liver problems. For women and men over 60, 1 drink/day. ...Read more
I am 28 and have foetal alcohol syndrome, I was just wondering if it could be inherited by my 3 children?
FAS: Fetal alcohol syndrome is a label applied to infants where alcohol exposure during pregnancy created toxic effects on otherwise normal tissues. The features range from altered facial appearance & heart defects to injury to brain cells. Add or learning problems is common. This is not genetic & no mom passes it to her kids unless she ingests alcohol during pregnancy & replicates the injuries. ...Read more
See below: If you have consequences from drinking such as physical, emotional, legal, or social difficulties associated with alcohol use, then you may have an alcohol problem. Identifying the problem is the first step toward recovery. You doctor can help you set up a program to curb or eliminate your drinking and put an end to the problems it may have caused. ...Read more
Yes: Rubbing alcohol is a poison that should not be inhaled or consumed. It is to be used on the skin to clean a wound. It can cause severe metabolic problems and even death if ingested. Ethyl or drinking alcohol should also not be inhaled. The intoxication that occurs from its inhalation can also be fatal. ...Read more
Lots of trouble: The question of course begs judgment for what. Bad judgment in relationships can result in conflicts, victimization, and personal danger, bad judgment in safety related decisions can result in personal harm or put others at risk, bad judgment in finaincial matters can cause financial problems, bad judgment in drinking and driving...Etc. Etc. ...Read more