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Drug Or Alcohol Intoxication In Children
Do not use both!
Could be very dangerous.
This shows up on board questions for docs.
Avoid! ...Read more
Not similar: The amount of nicotine in tobacco is not enough to cause true nicotine intoxication, except when small children are exposed, usually by ingesting it. Nicotine intoxication can be lethal, and actually nicotine-like substances have been used to kill rodents and other pests. Tobacco workers also routinely get it. Alcohol intoxication looks completely different. Seizures, abd. Pain, twitches occur. ...Read more
Don´t Drink. Simple: Drinking and driving? Seriously?Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: Nicotine as consumed in cigarettes, other tobacco products and e-cigarettes produces effects that are not only nothing like alcohol withdrawal, but most of them are directly the opposite of alcohol withdrawal — improved concentration together with some muscle relaxation, heightened and not dulled consciousness. In overdose, nicotine is lethal and shuts down important parasympathetic nerve function ...Read more
This could become a real problem in the future.
Many issues, that you can see on google.
Stop asap. ...Read more
Alcohol intoxication: what are the cognitive effects? Do I have to be afraid for my academic career that has been good so far? What can be done?
Alcohol: The earlier you quit the better it is. ...Read more
Yes: Alcohol intoxication lowers the threshold for seizures. ...Read more
May slow absorption: High protein and/or fatty foods can slow stomach emptying, as well as dilute alcohol content in the stomach. Can slow absorption of alcohol, and therefore modulate levels. Of course, if you overdo either, all that stuff in your stomach may not feel too good, and you might vomit. Moderation in all things. ...Read more
Supportive care.: The dangers of this condition include respiratory depression and possible death, vomiting with aspiration and hypoglycemia(low blood sugar). The thrust of care in the immediate period is therefore supportive to prevent any of the above complications which again are and can be life threatening. ...Read more
Will an outstanding law student, passed for everything, decline in points after an alcohol intoxication (a night in the hospital). What can be done?
Yes: Damage can occur in two ways. The first is acute alcohol poisoning, which can cause brain damage and even death. Long term alcoholism has been know to damage the brain over an extended time. Chronic alcoholism will also damage the liver, which will also have a damaging effect on the brain. ...Read more
Can alcohol intoxication (not withdrawal) cause convulsions and or seizures and lower the seizure threshold?
Get this addressed:
Agree with dr killian, as risk definitely present.
Bigger issue by far is not provocation of convulsions, but rather why are seizures present, and what will be eventual outcome of alcohol abuse. You see, alcoholics do suffer head injuries, with post-traumatic szs. If you or a close relationship is the subject, contact alcoholics anonymous asap. ...Read more
Does alcohol intoxication raise the seizure threshold since it's a sedative or no? Also, can it prevent convulsions like other sedatives?
Does alcohol intoxication raise or lower the seizure threshold? Since it is a sedative like benzos, would it have anticonvulsant effects?
Abnormal or Normal?: Many individuals may at sometime in their lives experience being drunk on alcohol. This is normal. Being drunk can quickly become abnormal due to its effects on the central nervous system. When drunk you llose motor control, coordination and reaction time resulting in accidents and injuries. You lose your ability to reason and make bad decisions such as driving. It is a condition best avoided. ...Read more
When drunk on alcohol does it vasodilate or constrict your aorta and coronaries? How much does 4 pints dehydrate you?
It depends: People develop tolerance to alcohol and there are big differences in effects based on sex, age, other substances/food used etc. Alcohol generally is considered a vasodilator. I think the question is the wrong one. A better one may be: is my relationship with alcohol a healthy one? Might it be a good idea I ask for some help or find out more about the effects of alcohol on one's health. ...Read more
Is there any "cure" where you have to drink a Measured amount of alcohol or wine a day? I have never drunk alcohol myself
Cure of what??: Firstly, the conventional wisdom is that people with chemical dependency, like people with asthma or diabetes, usually are not "cured," but their disorder can be controlled and put into remission where it is not causing harm. There are a handfuls of programs around that try to teach people with alcohol problems how to drink socially — one is called 'Managed Moderation,' but are of? Value. ...Read more
Hello dr. I am not sure whether I have silent migraine or something else. I am feeling like drunk without taking any alcohol and feel imbalanced too?
I'am a heavy smooker and absolutelly not drunk alcohol, since 1 month later I feel sick in my chest, please explain what may be the problem in my body?
Smoking: Any other symptoms related to breathing?. The obvious is to cut down or quit smoking and have checkup with your doc. ...Read more
Alcohol causes: Intoxication (or drunkenness) when ingested (usually by mouth, although can be absorbed rectally, etc). Intoxication results primarily from alcohol's effects on GABA receptors in the brain, which leads to disinhibition, poor judgement, slow reaction time, and other signs typically associated with intoxication. Affects of alcohol on dopamine cause euphoria associated with drunkenness. ...Read more
Drug Or Alcohol Intoxication (Definition)
A disturbance in behavior or mental function during or after alcohol consumption. ...Read more