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Does Red Wine Affect Bowel Function
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Have had 1 stool that's dark in color. No other symtoms. Have been drinking red wine for the first time ever for past 3 days. This is 1 bowel in 2 days
I just had liposuction of my abdomen and I need to stay off of baby aspirin and red wine what about K 12 vitamin foods?
Vit K okay postop: Foods containing vitamin K should not be a problem. In fact, vitamin K-containing food such a leafy greens should be a regular part of your diet. The medications and foods your doctor wants you to avoid are ones that potentially increase the risk of bruising and bleeding because they inhibit platelet function. Post-op you should eat a healthy well-balanced diet and take a multivitamin. Best wishes ...Read more
Does red wine contain something specifically good for you that other alcoholic beverages don't contain?
Maybe, maybe not: On the heals of the red wine research (which focused on anti-oxidants), other studies looked at the alcohol itself. The result has been the suggestion that moderate consumption of alcohol can help to raise your HDL (good cholesterol) and lower your overall risk of heart disease. This equates to 2 "standard drinks" per day for a man, 1 for a woman (10 and 5/week, respectively). Beer, wine, whiskey. ...Read more
I accidentally took 1 restavit tablet (doxylalamine) after having two glasses of red wine. I don't usually drink much or take restavit. Is that ok?
Not recommended: Doxylamine (Restavit, Unisom, Dozile, Donormyl, Dormidina) is a first-generation antihistamine often used as a short-term sedative and sleep aid. The effects of alcohol can be increased by some antihistamines like Restavit. Ref: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/236509-side-effects-and-warnings-of-doxylamine-succinate/ ...Read more
I drink 1 bottle of red wine / night. I don't get hangovers and I get up @ 5:30/6 am and go to bed @ 10pm. My weight is fine. Maybe for me, personally, that's okay?
Is tryptophan in red wine? My cheeks get red & hot when I drink red wine. But its in a lot of other foods & my cheeks don't get red & hot when I eat.
Is it safe to have 1-2 glasses of red wine if I took. 5mg of Ativan (lorazepam) on both Sun. And Mon. (so 72 hrs ago)? Hadn't taken it for months before then.
It's said so.: Red wine has antioxidants which were connected to healthy hearts and other issues. It may be healthy to have a glass of red wine daily, but I don't know that this has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt! ...Read more
Bioflavenoids: There are a variety of agents in wine that have a positive health benefit. Bioflavenoids are the most common agent cited in wine. Resveritrol is one named with helpful qualities. ...Read more
Yes: Drinking 1-2 glasses of red wine a day can raise HDL (good cholesterol) up to 20% & also lowers LDL cholesterol somewhat. However, even more important than lowering cholesterol, red wine contains antioxidants like resveratrols, catechins & anthocyanins. But more than 1-2 drinks a day is hazardous. See http://www. Peakhealthadvocate. Com/1501/is-red-wine-or-white-wine-better-for-your-cholesterol/. ...Read more
It's not borscht: See your doctor asap. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more
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 high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) and protecting against artery damage. ...Read more
Red Wine does not: Cure the flu. If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing. ...Read more
Be careful: If someone has active hepatitis b infection, they are at risk for liver cancer even if they do not have cirrhosis. Alcohol may increase the risk of developing liver cancer, cirrhosis, and liver failure. It is probably safest to eliminate alcohol (maybe a glass of wine on your birthday). ...Read more
Bleeding: Researchers at Georgetown University Medical did a study that showed that the alcohol decreased the clumping together of platelets, cells that are essential to blood clotting. Although not specifically tested for, this gives rise to a possible/ theoretical increase in fissue bleeding. Further study would be needed to know for sure. ...Read more
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