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Does Your Alcohol Tolerance Level Decrease As You Age
Not with age: Tolerance for any drug increases as you take more of it. The reason why old alcoholics can drink more is because they have spent far too many years drinking too much. Tolerance is not a good thing. It forces you to drink more and more, causing more and more damage to your body in the process. ...Read more
When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more
Possibly: Especially if you have been a heavy drinker and your liver is no longer functioning as well. ...Read more
Is decreased alcohol tolerance a side effect of liptor. I consume 4 drinks and I'm done. Never use to be like that.
Excessive alcohol intake impairs many stomach functions and can cause multiple nutritional deficiencies. For good heath - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My sgpt 69 and my sgot 220...i take alcohol and smoke heavily... Does the results mean I have liver problems... How to decrease my sgpt and sgot level?
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, alcohol is the cause of bad lab results. Alcohol and tobacco are bad individually and they are more than twice as bad together.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Taking concor 2.5 for 3 y aged 30 y does it effect libido it decreased in last 2 months also not taking alcohol no smoking no red meat eat x-syndrome?
"high tolerance" meaning can drink a lot and not appear intoxicated? (not necessarily a good thing) usually implies chronic use or use of meds that affect metabolism of alcohol. "immunity to effects" meaning no tissue or organ damage to liver, stomach, heart, pancreas, brain, nervous system, etc.? Means
relatively protected by genes, luck, diet, or just moderate intake (or less). ...Read more
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It varies on how your fast your liver metabolizes and your kidneys excrete it. You should only drink moderately.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/basics/nutrition-basics/hlv-20049477 ...Read more
Relative has a low tolerance for alcohol. 2-3 drinks --> drunk & nasty. The effects can last up to +24hrs. Something else going on?
My alcohol tolerance is gone. Very suddenly. Two weeks ago I had average tolerance. Now one drink and I'm wasted. Is there something wrong with me?
Partially it is.: Some people will naturally have a higher tolerence for alcohol, factors such as family history of alcoholism, certain ethnic groups may have a higher or lower tolerence. People do metabolize alcohol at different rates. Also people who tend to drink excessivly just become more tolerant to alcohols effects more than people who don't, becoming more tolerant is a risk factor for alcoholism. ...Read more
YEP Genetics: It is well proven genetically that some people have a higher tolerance to drugs and their effects than others do. Thios is why the practice of medicine is as much art as it is science. ...Read more
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