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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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I took a Plan B 24hrs ago how long do I wait to drink alcohol?

I took a Plan B 24hrs ago how long do I wait to drink alcohol?

You do not need to.: No, alcohol does not make emergency contraceptive pills (morning after pills) any less effective at preventing pregnancy after sex. ...Read more

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If I took Plan B about 24 hours ago, is it safe to drink alcohol?

If I took Plan B about 24 hours ago, is it safe to drink alcohol?

Likely: Drugs. Com drug interaction checker notes that there could be a "minor interaction" which may not be clinically relavent. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol affect your fertility? How long before you try to concieve should you stop drinking caffeine and alcohol I plan on ttc in july

Does drinking alcohol affect your fertility? How long before you try to concieve should you stop drinking caffeine and alcohol I plan on ttc in july

Moderation: First, you don't have to stop drinking caffeine as there's no harm for moderate caffeine consumption in pregnancy. 200mg a day is without any risks. As far as alcohol. A drink or two a week while trying to conceive likely won't affect your fertility, but if you want to be 100% safe, then abstain as soon as you are not using birth control. ...Read more

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How do I give up drinking alcohol?

How do I give up drinking alcohol?

See an Addiction spl: There are many new ambulatory treatments for alcohol that can be done in an out patient basis in most cases. See an addictionologist fit an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does drinking alcohol make people lighten up?

Why does drinking alcohol make people lighten up?

It is disinhibiting.: Alcohol is a depressant which initially disinhibits people and makes them less likely to feel control over their impulses. Alcohol can impair the ability of the frontal lobe of your brain to help you use good judgment, make rational decisions, plan and organize steps. This is called executive dysfunction. Over time heavy alcohol use can cause shrinkage of the brain and memory problems. ...Read more

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Is it normal to wet the bed after drinking alcohol?

Is it normal to wet the bed after drinking alcohol?

Mutual support helps: If you bring this question to a meeting of alcoholics anonymous, you might find that you have a lot of company with this experience. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel guilty about drinking alcohol?

What can cause me to feel guilty about drinking alcohol?

When you're aware: That you're drinking compulsively, you might feel guilty for drinking alcohol. This awareness might come to you after an episode where you black out or forget what you did when drinking, or someone confronts you with your behavior the next day. Or, someone in your life is telling you that you're drinking too much, and you "try" to cut back but can't. If desired, you can get help through aa. ...Read more

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Why do my shoulders and side hurt after drinking alcohol?

Uncertain: You may have some GI upset that is causing diaphragmatic irritation. The nerve from the diaphragm goes to the shoulder area.
Best answer-stop drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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What acid is removed from the body after drinking alcohol?

What acid is removed from the body after drinking alcohol?

Don't understand ?: Alcohol is metabolized into acetaldehyde and then into acetic acid, which is then used by the body, in the Krebs cycle, to produce energy. There is no "acid" that accumulates and needs to be removed. In patients who drink extremely large amounts of alcohol, other byproducts, such as acetone and dihydroxybutyric acid DO cause alcoholic ketoacidosis, which resolves with thiamine and fluids. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol have any serious effect on appearance?

It depends: It depends on many variables: amount, frequency, tolerance level. If that a glass of wine once in a while, that could be fine, but with the regular drinking could change a skin appearance, some swelling around the eyes as alcohol would hold the water. In general the chances to keep more youthful appearance are higher without alcohol than with it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Drinking alcohol early in the day?

What is the definition or description of: Drinking alcohol early in the day?

Before evening: It's maybe drinking as soon as you wake up and before you start the day. Some people may consider early in the day anytime before the sun sets. ...Read more

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Should my husband cut down on drinking alcohol whilst were trying for a baby?

Should my husband cut down on drinking alcohol whilst were trying for a baby?

Yes and no: The general answer is yes, alcohol is not part of a balanced nutrition & not needed for normal body maintenance. Males get somewhat of a pass when it comes to the effect of alcohol on fertility. Unlike women who nurture a finite number of eggs, the male can generate new healthy sperm by the millions daily. Normal sperm would swim better than any affected by alcohol, so it's impact is less on outcome. ...Read more

Plan B (Definition)

Levonorgestrel is a women's ...Read more