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Doctor insights on: Does Drinking Cure A Hangover

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Does drinking methanol cure a cough?

Does drinking methanol cure  a cough?

Poison....: Methanol is a poisonous alcohol that can be present in antifreeze. Drinking it can cause blindness, coma and death. It should not be used as a cough medicine! ...Read more

Hangover (Definition)

Various unpleasant mental and physical symptoms e.g., headache, nausea, dullness etc., that follow the consumption of too much wine, ...Read more


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Is 1 drink glass of cognac to aid sleep ever a good idea for alcoholic suffering withdrawl?

Is 1 drink glass of cognac to aid sleep ever a good idea for alcoholic suffering withdrawl?

Alcohol/for withdraw: If you are going for withdrawl due to abstinence and trying to quit, than it is a bad idea even to have a glass of cognac. Seek medical help and dont drink even a glass of cognac. ...Read more

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Can drinking rubbing alcohol hospitalize you? What does drinking it do?

Can drinking rubbing alcohol hospitalize you? What does drinking it do?

Poisoning: Rubbing alcohol is formulated for external use only and is not suitable for consumption. The additives can make you violently ill. Read the warning label. ...Read more

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How much damage can drinking a pint of vodka a night do?

How much damage can drinking a pint of vodka a night do?

Immense damage: It does not take long at all to severely damage a liver drinking a pint of vodka a night. Initially you can cause alcoholic hepatitis, which potentially is reversible, But if you go on to alcoholic cirrhosis, the damage is permanent. Certainly you need to cut way back to the point where you're not drinking every day, especially when you're only 18. Please heed my advice! For your own good… ...Read more

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Does drinking cranberry juice cure a kidney infection?

Does drinking cranberry juice cure a kidney infection?

Unlikely: A kidney infection means that the bacteria has migrated from the bladder up to the kindey. This is a more severe form of a urinary tract infection that requires antibiotic therapy and frequently required hospitalization to give intravenous antibiotics. ...Read more

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How effective is whiskey or mixed drink for a toothache?

How effective is whiskey or mixed drink for a toothache?

Not Effective: I guess if you're drunk enough, you won't care about your toothache for a while, but alcohol doesn't cure or help a toothache in any significant or long-term way. Your symptoms may subside for a while, but they will definitely come back vehemently in the future. The only way to take care of this problem is to see a dentist. The sooner the better! ...Read more

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Help please! is drinking cola really a sore throat remedy?

Help please! is drinking cola really a sore throat remedy?

I wouldn't: Personally use it that way. I have seen people on websites say it is an expectorant if you gargle with it & that it dissipates a sore throat. But I have also known people to experience burning in their throats. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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What is a good pattern to drink tea or coffee so I don't develop a caffeine dependence?

What is a good pattern to drink tea or coffee so I don't develop a caffeine dependence?

Just minimize.: Make a conscious decision to have, say, one or two cups a day, and that's it. No more. Not even decaf. You have to control it, and it won't take you over. ...Read more

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Can I drink tea get rid of a hangover?

Can I drink tea get rid of a hangover?

No: A hangover is the result of alcohol withdrawal. The only way to avoid a hangover is not to drink in the first place. ...Read more

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What could cause a hangover feeling without drinking alcohol?

What could cause a hangover feeling without drinking alcohol?

Possible migraine: or sinus issues. Please see your doc for proper diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does drinking water before bed really help prevent a heart attack?

Does drinking water before bed really help prevent a heart attack?

Don't count on it: No, it doesn't. What is your risk? Family history? Bad cholesterol? Looks like you're not diabetic and don't smoke. Nope, no data to suggest drinking water before bed reduces risk of heart attack. ...Read more

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How bad is drinking soda for you?

How bad is drinking soda for you?

Think acid: The fizzz you enjoy comes from carbonic acid.This is the same acid (at a different strength) that was originally used in the early 1900's to steralize the body surface prior to surgery.Soda's ph is very acidic. Consider the sugar, where one/day can add 12 pounds of useless fat to your body. As junk foods go, it is not as bad as some.But it provides no nutritional value. ...Read more

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Is drinking yerba mate for a diabetic wrong (how much could I drink)?

Is drinking yerba mate for a diabetic wrong (how much could I drink)?

Not good: Yerba mate has been associated with more labile blood sugars in diabetics. It also has been associated with more vascular problems and multiple cancers of the upper half of the body ...Read more

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I am recovering from mononucleosis,I wanna know drinking one energy drink (some good without high fructose sirup) or caffeinated drink is bad for me.

I am recovering from mononucleosis,I wanna know drinking one energy drink (some good  without high fructose sirup) or caffeinated drink is bad for me.

Mononucleos recovery: This is a time to rest . Maintain good sleep and nutritional habits. Limit physical activity and especially caffeine. Use of these high caffeinated beverages on your body's physiology can be harmful. Use sleep and good nutrition to give yourself energy. Get proper sunshine exposure and maintain your hydration. Wish you well on your recovery. ...Read more

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How to cure a hangover fast?

How to cure a hangover fast?

No magic: Nobody has proven any of the many "folk" remedies, especially not hair of the dog that bit you - drinking whatever gave you the hangover. Recent chinese study found drinking warm sprite to be helpful, and hydration is critical. A couple tylenol (acetaminophen) or an advil otc tablet, or just lying downwith a cool compress on your forehead is the best thing. Rest, let your body recover, drink less next tim ...Read more

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Is coffee good to cure a upset stomach?

Is coffee good to cure a upset stomach?

Not the best: Bland diet with plenty of water will work better. Caffeine is a stomach stimulant and may not work the best when sick. ...Read more