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Does alcohol make you dehydrated?

Does alcohol make you dehydrated?

Yes, a lot.: It blocks release of a brain hormone that regulates water loss. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Turck
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...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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Does consuming alcohol make you schizophrenic?

Does consuming alcohol make you schizophrenic?

No: While excessive alcohol consumption has been associated with dementia, and while people with schizophrenia often drink a lot, schizophrenia is not caused by a lot of alcohol use. ...Read more

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Why does coke make you thirsty?

Why does coke make you thirsty?

Really good question: Test it out. Try heavily carbonated water (seltzer) and see if that makes you thirsty and see if either highly sugared beverages do (a shot glass of maple syrup) or sour stuff lemon in water. The answer is that a bit of a combination. Mostly, the carbonation (which is SODIUM bicarbinate after all) and a bit of the others. ...Read more

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Why does weed put you to sleep and make your body feel heavy? Also why does it make you hungry?

Why does weed put you to sleep and make your body feel heavy? Also why does it make you hungry?

Unknown: Exactly how weed has these effects isn't known except that there are "canadinoid" receptors in the brain that respond to the major ingredients in marijuana. Tiredness, heavy feeling and hunger (known as the "munchies") are common effects. ...Read more

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Why does tobacco make you dizzy?

Why does tobacco make you dizzy?

Dizziness: I suspect it is the nicotine giving you the dizziness. Please try to stop smoking. It can only do you good. ...Read more

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Why does some antibiotics make you sick if you drink alcohol with them?

Why does some antibiotics make you sick if you drink alcohol with them?

The WHY Questions: In medicine the "why" questions are unanswerable, like this one. This is just as it is. One cannot trick the medicine's side effects so you can drink. Some medicines make you sick when you drink alcohol. It just is that way. ...Read more

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Why do alcoholic beverages make people so hungry?

Why do alcoholic beverages make people so hungry?

See below: No agreed upon answer to this. One component is that you become disinbited and more of a slave to your baser instincts. A second might be that irritability as alcohol wears off leads one to eat since food may also be used for its ability to sooth. ...Read more

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Cab depression make you not hungry and can it make you wana vomit everytime you try to eat?

Cab depression make you not hungry and can it make you wana vomit everytime you try to eat?

That is possible: But the helicobacter infection is a better cause, and hydrocodone has the capacity to produce nausea. Sounds as if you might want to see a GI doctor (or if you have, follow their suggestions). Do see a professional for depression. This has become increasingly treatable in recent years. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does drinking alcohol make me so tired and exhausted?

Why does drinking alcohol make me so tired and exhausted?

Alcohol: Alcohol is a depressant. It relaxes and depresses the central nervous system ( your brain) thus making you tired and exhausted. ...Read more

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Does methadone make you agravated does it make you sleepy and agravated?

Does methadone make you agravated does it make you sleepy and agravated?

It could: Methadone is a narcotic. Narcotics can cause all sorts of emotional changes. If you've started Methadone to get off illegal opiates, your 'aggravation' may be the result of switching from a short-acting opiate (heroin) to a long-acting one (methadone). ...Read more

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What do you take if Suboxone makes you puke everything you eat or drink?

What do you take if Suboxone makes you puke everything you eat or drink?

A trip to your doc: First, why are you on suboxone? If you are getting of opiates, you may be having withdrawl. If you are using it for pain control, you might need to change medications. ...Read more

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Does sugar make you pee?

Does sugar make you pee?

Yes: If you are referring to diabetes as "sugar" then yes early diabetes can cause urinary frequency.Get checked please. ...Read more

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Does drinking diet coke dehydrate the body and make you hungry?

Does drinking diet coke dehydrate the body and make you hungry?

Yes!: All caffeinated drinks dehydrate your body. Diet drinks in particular have been shown to paradoxically increase hunger! better to stick with water for hydration! it is also better for your teeth, as all sodas have been associated with cavities, even diet drinks! ...Read more

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Do you gain weight because you take amitriptyline or because it makes you hungry and you eat?

Do you gain weight because you take amitriptyline or because it makes you hungry and you eat?

Carbohydrate craving: Many pts say they crave sweets but some pts lose wt due to depression & then have a rebound when they recover & regain their appetites. ...Read more

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Does milktea make you fat?

Does milktea make you fat?

No one thing: No single item will make you fat. It might be that some foods have more wasted calories compared to nutrition. The total amount of food beyond what you need for your activity level and internal body functions is what matters. Eat in moderation and be as active as you can to avoid becoming fat. Best! ...Read more

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Why am I ravenously hungry the day after ive been out and drank a fair bit of alcohol I seem to eat all day the next day why is this?

Hard to say: It may be related to two things: 1) your habits that follow when you're out and about and drinking and 2) the direct effect of alcohol on your appetite. For many drinking often can replacing eating and that may lead to a compensatory hunger then next day. it also turns that there is data that demonstrates that alcohol can lead to an increase appetite. ...Read more