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Can excessive alcohol decrease zinc and iron levels in the body?

Can excessive alcohol decrease zinc and iron levels in the body?

Yes: Excessive alcohol intake impairs many stomach functions and can cause multiple nutritional deficiencies. For good heath - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Occasional alcohol use have any effect on iron levels?

Occasional alcohol use have any effect on iron levels?

Shouldn't: Occasional use of alcohol. 1 drink per week shouldn't have an effect. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol if you have low iron?

Can you drink alcohol if you have low iron?

TryHeavn'sGrapeJuice: Well, it won't make you feel any stronger in the long run.Some say alcohol stores iron in the body but I don't think that is significant unless you are a lush (like several drinks a day for several years,like,you know,a flaming drunk)The bright side is that wine is made of grapes which contain a fair amount of iron(100gm=2%RDA) and wine has .6mg/5oz=roughly 10%RDA. But there are better sources. ...Read more

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I'm anemic with a blood count in between 8-9. I'm currently taking iron. Can I consume alcohol?

Yes: Use it wisely. Be sure you know why you are iron deficient and are managing the problem. I hope no one is forcing non-supplementing vegetarianism in you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I hve anxiety and i never took my pills. I took iron vitmins, i haven't had an attck in 3months. Is drinking alcohol something that would trigger it?

I hve anxiety and i never took my pills. I took iron vitmins, i haven't had an attck in 3months. Is drinking alcohol something that would trigger it?

Yes, definitely ....: Drinking alcohol, can trigger anxiety, especially in someone who has a biological propensity towards having anxiety. So answer is yes, plain and simple. Try aa. ...Read more

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Should people with hemochromatosis avoid alcohol? I hear that alcohol can increase iron absorption.

Should people with hemochromatosis avoid alcohol? I hear that alcohol can increase iron absorption.

Avoid alcohol: People with hemochromatosis should limit the amount of alcoholic beverages they drink because alcohol increases their chance of cirrhosis and liver cancer. Also long-term consumption of large amounts of alcohol increases risks for the development of iron overload. ...Read more

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What causes SIBO, iron too high then suddenly too low, lost alcohol tolerance, weakness, tunnel vision standing up, lightened periods, memory probs?

What causes SIBO, iron too high then suddenly too low, lost alcohol tolerance, weakness, tunnel vision standing up, lightened periods, memory probs?

Not enough info: many things can cause this . So work with your health care team. There is not enough info to help you from here, ...Read more

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Can alcohol abuse cause iron deficiency ? Thank you

Can alcohol abuse cause iron deficiency ? Thank you

Not by itself: Alcoholics may have iron poor diets and may bleed from the stomach lining after drinking causing iron loss. This is why they are often iron depleted. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink hard alcohol while taking asacol (mesalamine) and iron supplements?

What happens if you drink hard alcohol while taking asacol (mesalamine) and iron supplements?

Drug interactions: Alcohol is a drug. In small amounts it has a sedative effect and can raise the level of HDL ( good cholesterol)....Larger doses and chronic use has toxic effect on liver , brain , increases accidents, etc. . At any dose it can irritate the gastric lining... Asacol has NSAID - gastric irritant -- iron causes constipation distends the gut--- with all three you're asking for trouble.... ...Read more

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Can you mix vitamin d, iron supplements and alcohol?

Can you mix vitamin d, iron supplements and alcohol?

Mix alcohol vit: Yes you can but I would think it would not be a very good drink. Let us know what you are going to call it. ...Read more