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Is drinking wine good for your health?

Is drinking wine good for your health?

Red wine: Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of "good" cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. That means glass of wine a day with meal. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Tamsulosin (Definition)

Tamsulosin is the generic name for a very commonly used drug flomax (tamsulosin). Tamsulosin is indicated for patients who have symptoms of enlarged prostate, frequency, too many trips to the bath room., slow flow, dribbling the medication relaxes the smooth muscles around the prostate and makes it easy to urinate it should be taken at bed time to avoid side effects. Dizziness ...Read more


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Is drinking wine healthy? And if so, what quantity is recommended?

Is drinking wine healthy? And if so, what quantity is recommended?

Perhaps: I wouldn't call wine a health food, but there are some secondary benefits to drinking it. Any alcohol consumption should be limited to two daily - and I don't mean an average. That is, binging on seven drinks on friday and saturday is not ok. There are cardiac and blood vessel benefits to alcohol, and some authors have indicated other benefits, especially of red wine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Headaches after drinking wine, why?

Headaches after drinking wine, why?

Headaches: Your headaches following drinking wine may be due to the sulfides found in wine. ...Read more

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What makes drinking wine better (healthier) than just eating grapes?

What makes drinking wine better (healthier) than just eating grapes?

They are equal: Eating red grapes and drinking red wine probably provides the same amount of antioxidants, including resveratrol and flavonoids. These reduce the risk of blood clots, reduce LDL cholesterol, prevent damage to blood vessels in your heart, and help maintain normal blood pressure. Antioxidants are higher in red grapes and wine than white; also greater in grape skin, stems, & leaves than pulp. ...Read more

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Is drinking wine bad for weight loss?

Is drinking wine bad for weight loss?

How much wine?: If you drink wine very day, the calories can certainly add up. Red wine has about 150 calories a glass, and white has around 84. Here's a site where you can check further: http://caloriecount. About. Com/calories-wine-ic1410 if you drank only 2 glasses of red wine a night, that's 300 extra calories a day. A pound of fat = 3500 calories, so you'd gain a pound about every 11 days at that rate. ...Read more

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Does drinking wine make your nose big?

Does drinking wine make your nose big?

Eventually...: One of the many detrimental physical manifestations of long-term heavy alcohol use is dilation of the capillaries in the skin. This is what causes that "red-faced" look and "caput medusae" on the chest. Rosacea will cause redness and thickening of the skin of the cheeks and the nose. Heavy alcohol consumption will aggravate this condition, leading to "rhinophyma", a large red nose. ...Read more

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When drinking wine, feces become red, normal?

When drinking wine, feces become red, normal?

No: Very little that you take in by mouth comes out the other end unchanged. If you are having red feces, the major concern is whether it is blood. See your doctor who can perform tests to determine what is going on. If you are drinking large amounts of red wine, discuss your alcohol use with your doctor to see if he/she thinks it is problematic. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop vomiting after drinking wine?

What can I do to stop vomiting after drinking wine?

Stop drinking wine: Vomiting may be your body's way of ridding something toxic. Have you considered the possibility that drinking wine is not good for YOU? Instead of treating a side effect, it might be better to get rid of the cause. ...Read more

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Papaya enzyme after drinking wine, what is this for?

Papaya enzyme after drinking wine, what is this for?

No idea: There is nothing that I can find in the literature that suggests any benefit, or any harm from using papaya enzyme after drinking wine. There is, in fact, a papaya-based wine available in some places. Perhaps someone thinks that the enzymes will better digest the alcohol in the wine, or settle the stomach, but I can find no information on this from usual medical sources. ...Read more

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How can one take good dental care when drinking wine?

How can one take good dental care when drinking wine?

Rinse with water: If the issue is tooth staining due to red wine, you can try rinsing vigorously with plain water immediately after finishing wine drinking. Otherwise use a whitening toothpaste as a standard daily routine. ...Read more

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How long should I stop drinking wine before blood work?

How long should I stop drinking wine before blood work?

Depends what test: If it is not for blood alcohol level.8 to 12 hours will be enough as long as you do not drink in excess, for regular metabolic profile. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after drinking wine?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after drinking wine?

Avoid it: Many people are sensitive to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and the side effects. Drowsiness and disorientation may be cumulative with alcohol. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while drinking wine?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while drinking wine?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) + Wine: Both Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and alcohol (in wine) are central nervous system depressants. Mixing the two will cause additive CNS depression. I would not recommend combining the two, simply because it would be difficult to predict the severity of the additive CNS depressant activity. ...Read more

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After drinking wine when is it safe to take an anti inflammatory?

After drinking wine when is it safe to take an anti inflammatory?

Depends...: You should not mix medication with alcohol. So it is safe to take otc meds after the alcohol is out of your system. ...Read more

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What can I do if my stomac hurts terrebile after drinking wine? Will Zantac (ranitidine) help? Or what else do you suggest?

What can I do if my stomac hurts terrebile after drinking wine? Will Zantac (ranitidine) help? Or what else do you suggest?

Do not drinK wine.: In some people the muscle/sphincter at the bottom of the esophagus responsible for keeping stomach contents from coming up can be loosened by certain foods. Caffeinated beverages, alcoholic beverages, spicy foods and chocolate are the most notorious for causing this type of problem. ...Read more

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I have been drinking wine throughout the night (roughly a bottle), my neck hurts and I am thinking of taking Advil but I don't know if it's OK to take?

I have been drinking wine throughout the night (roughly a bottle), my neck hurts and I am thinking of taking Advil but I don't know if it's OK to take?

Neck pain: If you have a normally functioning liver that is not typically treated to an alcohol load, Advil should not be a problem. More helpful may be drinking at least a liter of plain water and being sure to be adequately hydrated. ...Read more

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How does drinking wine benefit a person's health?

How does drinking wine benefit a person's health?

It depends: The Greeks had a saying "one man's food is another's poison" While the nutritional value of wine can't be denied, the risks and benefits for the alcohol within it are determined by contextual variables that go far beyond a quick answer. ...Read more

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Will drinking wine while taking ceptin reduce its effectiveness?

Will drinking wine while taking ceptin reduce its effectiveness?

Not sure: What you mean by "ceptin" but assume its an antibiotic and alcohol may decrease its effectiveness!
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Does drinking wine cause headaches?

Does drinking wine cause headaches?

Yes, in some people: Drinking red wine causes headaches in some people, but white wine doesn't cause a problem. The cause for "red wine headache" is uncertain, but is likely due to a chemical in red wine. Also, drinking beer, wine, or liquor causes flushing (red skin) and some headache, in people who get too much aldehyde (from alcohol metabolism) when drinking alcohol. The aldehyde problem is a genetic condition. ...Read more

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How does drinking wine affect fertility?

How does drinking wine affect fertility?

See below: If you are trying to get pregnant you should not be drinking any type of alcoholic beverage as it can affect the baby (fetal alcohol syndrome). ...Read more

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Can I get eczema from drinking wine?

Can I get eczema from drinking wine?

NO: Wine will not cause this. If you allergic to wine, you may get a rash, but it would likely be eczema. ...Read more

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Does drinking wine cause constipation?

Does drinking wine cause constipation?

All: Forms of alcohol, beer whiskey wine are diuretics and dehydrate especially if taking alot. The dehydration does in deed contribute to constipation. Red or white wine, makes no difference. ...Read more

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Does drinking wine increase acid reflux?

Does drinking wine increase acid reflux?

Yes: All forms of alcohol, whether in wine, beer or distilled spirits, can increase reflux and its symptoms. The other major risk factors are being overweight and especially smoking cigarettes. Many people find that acidic food or beverages (which wine is) increase their reflux symptoms. ...Read more

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Deoes drinking wine cause large blood cells?

Deoes drinking wine cause large blood cells?

Eventually...: Long-term heavy alcohol use will interfere with the function of your bone marrow, causing a shortage of the blood clotting platelet cells. Alcohol also causes reductions in vital nutrients and vitamins, such as folate (folic acid) and thiamine, which can lead to "megaloblastic" anemia with immature and larger blood cells than normal in your circulation. ...Read more

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I get a red hot face after drinking wine. Why could it be?

I get a red hot face after drinking wine. Why could it be?

Flushed face: Facial flushing with alcoholic beverages can be normal or associated with issues such as rosacea, alcohol dehydrogenase deficiency (inherited, common in asoans), or other problems. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight from just drinking wine and smoking ciggs?

Can I lose weight from just drinking wine and smoking ciggs?

Not healthily: If wine and cigarettes are your only diet, count on liver disease and a whole lot more as time draws on. You may lost weight or not -- wine has a lot of calories. ...Read more

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I took 2 Advil pm after drinking wine All evening accidentally. Am I in danger?

I took 2 Advil pm after drinking wine All evening accidentally. Am I in danger?

No: Alcohol can make you sleepy and Advil PM has diphenhydramine, an antihistamine that also makes you sleepy, so you likely fell asleep not long after this, but it was not dangerous (unless you were planning on driving but excessive wine alone would make that dangerous). ...Read more

Flomax (Definition)

Tamsulosin is an anti-BPH agent which is a ...Read more