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Does red wine affect bowel function?

Does red wine affect bowel function?

Red wine and bowels: No under ordinary circumstances of moderate intake of wine. Large amounts of wine will often irritate the intestinal system and affect bowel function. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

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


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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

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

You guessed it: Red wine can make tour stool dark. It should go away after you stop drinking. If you have pain, dizziness, shortness of breath or any concerning symptoms see your doctor ...Read more

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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?

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

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Does red wine contain something specifically good for you that other alcoholic beverages don't contain?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Incorrect.: That much wine, every day, will certainly lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and perhaps even liver cancer. Wine does have health benefits, but you have to limit it to just 1.5 glasses daily at the most to get the benefits and minimize the risks. ...Read more

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Does any kind of red wine good for your health? Thanks

Does any kind of red wine good for your health? Thanks

Tannins not wine: The specific chemical in red wine is called tannin. These chemicals have been associated with lowering the risk for heart disease if used in moderation. Tannins can also be found in grape juice, an alternative for those who cannot drink alcohol. ...Read more

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Is red wine really good for you if you only have it every once in a while?

Is red wine really good for you if you only have it every once in a while?

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

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Is red wine actually good for your health? (occasionally and in small amounts)

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

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Does red wine contain gluten?

Does red wine contain gluten?

No: Red or white wines are made from grapes and are gluten-free. Gluten is a protein found in such grains as wheat, barley, malted barley, rye, spelt, etc... ...Read more

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Why does red wine give me headache?

Why does red wine give me headache?

Happens sometimes: May be due to your blood vessels in the head dialate causing the headache. Or some ingredient in the wine may be attritubale to your headache. Difficult to answer. ...Read more

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Is it true red wine helps with cholesterol?

Is it true red wine helps with cholesterol?

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

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What are the benefits of red wine? Does it gives glow skin?

What are the benefits of red wine? Does it gives glow skin?

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

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Is Mogan David red wine just as good as any other red wine for lowering cholesterol?

Is Mogan David red wine just as good as any other red wine for lowering cholesterol?

???: Red wine is not really going to lower cholesterol. There are much treatments.
First: avoid cholesterol containing food
Second: check with your doc what the level is and discuss statins.

Good luck ...Read more

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Does red wine cause constipation?

Does red wine cause constipation?

Any: Form of alcohol is a diuretic meaning you lose more fluid than you take in and hence excess especially when combined with caffeine excess can lead to dehydration and constipation. ...Read more

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Can red wine produce constipation?

Can red wine produce 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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Is red wine good for a diabetic patient?

No: Alcohol is metabolized to sugar by your body. Sugar is a no no for diabetics!
that being said you should ask your dr. Because there are different degrees and types of diabetes., a limited amt of red wine, as a glass occasionally, may be approved ...Read more

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I think im allergic to red wine. Get headaches.?

I think im allergic to red wine. Get headaches.?

Not a true allergy: Red wine can trigger headaches by affecting blood vessels. It is not an allergic reaction as it is due to a non-immune mechanism, but you would still want to avoid it. ...Read more

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Does red wine help with the flu?

Does red wine help with the flu?

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

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Could red wine turn stools black?

Could red wine turn stools black?

I just taught: Myself something. In reviewing this, it is reported that drinking red wine can cause dark stools. However, if stools are black, tarry and foul smelling - then please get this promptly evaluated (to ensure it is not from GI bleeding). ...Read more

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Hepatitis b, can I drink red wine?

Hepatitis b, can I drink red wine?

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

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Can red wine cause stools to be dark?

Reviewed several: Sites that indicate that red wine can cause dark stools. If stool is black, tarry and malodorous please have that checked asap as it could be related to GI bleeding. ...Read more

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Red wine good for allergies and cold cough?

Red wine good for allergies and cold cough?

No: Even if you are not allergic to the ingredients in red wine, wine tends to make your nose more congested. The only way it may help your cough is from drinking yourself to a stupor- in which case even worse thing can happen (aspiration pneumonia etc). ...Read more

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Can red wine increase bleeding of fissures?

Can red wine increase bleeding of fissures?

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

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more