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Drinking And Pancreas
Yes: To a point, yes. Eating less obviously means less calories in which leads to a lower blood sugar. If your sugar gets too low however your body will kick in mechanisms to bring it back up and often over corrects it initially. Fasting for short periods is good for health - reduced caloric intake is the only proven method of life extension - meaning we all eat way more than we need! think paleo diet. ...Read more
Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
Yes it is: Alcohol is rapidly absored from the stomach unless there is food in the stomach. Rapid absorption leads to high blood levels which then flow through the liver which takes a bigger hit if the alcohl concentrations are higher. That is why most wise people eat a snack or cheese bites before drinking. Another safety factor is to drink at a slow pace, taking about one hour to finish one alcoholic drin ...Read more
Doctor does having creatine and drinking much water causes fatty liver or any other liver problems?
Fatty liver risks: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to avoiding ;/or correcting fatty liver. Nash (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) is associated with abnormal liver function blood tests ; can lead to fibrosis ; cirrhosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol can cause: Hypoglycemia if you drink and don't eat for a prolonged period of time. Otherwise, no one, except those on diabetes meds, has hypoglycemia -- unless you have end stage cancer, liver or kidney disease, etc. If you drink too much chronically you can poison your liver's ability to make glucose. If overweight, you may think your body's return to normal glucose is hypoglycemia, but it's not. ...Read more
No real: Damage but obviously it can make you miserable symptom wise. Best to avoid dair or use lactaid. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: Consider evaluation for gastritis/reflux/ H pylori but more so gallbladder as it can be precipitated by fatty food. Rarely may be pancreatic dysfunction if you consume significant alcohol or have cystic fibrosis ( which you should know by now) Alternatively you are eating alot and should just eat/drink smaller amounts. F/U with MD/gastroenterologist ...Read more
Food: Not in general. No. If they were billions of people would be hurt on a daily basis. ...Read more
Excessive water: No drinking excessive water is not the answer to excessive eating. Excessive water consumption can lead to its own metabaolic problems. The answer to excessive eating is to get into a good eating disorder program, with a counselor, dietician, medical doctor, and a psychiatrist. You may need inpatient or outpatient treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short answer: No: Most often if a malignant mass presses on the ductal system of liver or panc. (see picture), it can cause abn. blood enzymes. If the mass is small and ducts drain, routine enzymes are usually normal. Gilbert Syndrome, a genetic abn. of up to 7% of folks, has the significance like your fingerprints, and is discussed nicely in: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/gilbert-syndrome ...Read more
Nope: just an "old wives tale (something incorrect but "passed along from generation to generation!) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Probably : Related to gastritis or a gastric ulcer or an esophageal injury from the vomitting. You need to be examined by your doctor. You also need to abstain from alcohol( and drugs) before you do some serious damage that may affect your life in the shsort run or worse cause chronic liver disease, to mention just 2 negatives from the excesses. Be smart...You are not as immortal as you think. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of course not: It tastes good, though. There are several sites promoting it as a 'miracle food' that are so silly that i think they must have been written as parodies or practical jokes. ('if we don't break down our water molecules to smaller sizes...') if you actually have some concerns about your liver and/or kidneys (perhaps some abnormal labs), your best guide is your physician. ...Read more
Stomach ache after eating anything, largge or small. Thirsty. What is wrong? Drinking water and tea and taking Tums (calcium carbonate)
Pressure on stomach and oesophagus, causing belching non stop for 3 months. Stool is liquid. Started digestive enzymes, non fat diet.
A Gastroenterologist: is whom you need to see, there several possibilities, so you need proper evaluation, best wishes ...Read more
Intestinal bacteria and duodenal ulcer with excessive belching (eat, drink, lying down) and flatulence. Currently taking probiotics to no avail.?
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