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Drinking Alcohol Affect
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Not very well.: Many aspergers sufferers abuse alcohol, because initially it can relieve the anxiety of social situations and make them feel as though they can fit in. Ultimately, though, reliance on alcohol can lead such people down the same path that all alcoholics travel - self-destruction and worsening of the very problems that they hope to alleviate by drinking. ...Read more
If you have a previous history of pancreatitis not caused by alcohol, how does drinking alcohol affect that?
More prone to pancre: While you may have had pancreatitis from other causes (gallstones come to mind), if you drink alcohol - especially to excess -then you can only cause further pancreatic problems. Best not to "tickle the tiger", knowing that the pancreas has caused you pain & discomfort before & that it is prone to it. Docs won't know if future panc is from aIcohol or other causes. Drink modestly if you have to dri ...Read more
Alcohol can lessen: The symptoms of ocd temporarily but when they come back they may be even stronger. Also, alcohol interacts w/medication, which can be dangerous. Better to avoid alcohol and learn some techniques for stress management and ocd from a mental health professional. The very best to you. Sparkling water or just water w/lemon or lime is refreshing. ...Read more
Mono: Mono causes you to feel weak all by itself. It tends to make people tired and fatigued. Alcohol is a suppressant and causes drowsiness, slowed responses. Together, the effects will likely be exacerbated or made worse. I wouldn't recommend mixing the two, it could result in a very long rip van winkle-like nap. ...Read more
Doing a literature search revealed no connection between the two.
Most of the info was related to how the cyst develops and the need for aggessive management so it does not become a chronic problem. Good luck to a speedy recovery. ...Read more
Yes for some tests: Also it will depend on for what length of time and how much you are drinking. A blood alcohol level will show alcohol content of blood recently consumed. But a complete blood count will have indicators of changes in red blood cells as a result of chronic alcohol use. Chronic alcohol use: ggt, liver function tests, vitamin b12, folic acid, thiamine levels can be affected. ...Read more
Alcohol should not: Impact effectiveness of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone).Get a more detailed answer ›
It could: It could, especially if you drink too much. One or two standard size drinks is probably ok, but more could be a problem. Standard size is 12 oz beer, 4-6 oz wine or 1-1.5 oz liquor. ...Read more
I fractured my ankle 8 days ago and will be on honeymoon on Monday for 10 days . Will drinking alcohol affect the swelling negatively"?
Will taking 1 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) daily affect my sperm count/fertilily in any way? Also, will drinking alcohol affect my sperm count/fertility?
Xanax (alprazolam) is addicting : While Xanax (alprazolam) may not lower your sperm count it can most certainly over time decrease your libido (desire for sex). However the main issue with longterm use of drugs in this class (benzodiazepines) and in particular Xanax (alprazolam), is their addictive potential. Use with care, and I'd recommend not daily but only as you need. ...Read more
Alcohol ; antibiotic: Yes of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does drinking alcohol affect your fertility?How long before you try to concieve should you stop drinking caffeine and alcohol i plan on ttc in july
Moderation: First, you don't have to stop drinking caffeine as there's no harm for moderate caffeine consumption in pregnancy. 200mg a day is without any risks. As far as alcohol. A drink or two a week while trying to conceive likely won't affect your fertility, but if you want to be 100% safe, then abstain as soon as you are not using birth control. ...Read more
Yes: Diabetes is not a disease that one should mess with. Certain wines and social cocktails have a lot of excess sugar which can mess with the fine balance of sugar our diabetic patients need to monitor. Always check with your md, endocrine specialist about your beverage of choice so that you can remain social without creating a crisis. Best advice- water or seltzer is your best option. ...Read more
Depends on which: antibiotic. There are many drug interactions with alcohol, since it enhances the liver enzymes that metabolize not only alcohol (one of the factors leading to tolerance) but many other drugs, including ciprofloxacin and similar antibiotics. Moreover, alcohol decreases activity of both kinds of white blood cells - those producing antibodies and those that eat up (phagocytize) bacteria/viruses. ...Read more
Does drinking alcohol affect sinuses,? Even if you were to take a couple sips of wine ? feeling pressure near my ears & its a struggle trying to nap
Speak to ENT: Speak to your ENT about your condition. He should be able to help you. ...Read more