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The mental effects of gin?

The mental effects of gin?

What are you asking?: Other than the obvious fact that it gets you intoxicated, not sure what you are asking about "the mental effects of gin." not different than any other alcohol. Beer, wine, and hard liquor all have the same effects on the brain. ...Read more

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What are the most common negative effects of drinking Dry-gin (whiskey) on human, how much is safe?

What are the most common negative effects of drinking Dry-gin (whiskey) on human, how much is safe?

Liver disease.: Whiskey contains ethyl alcohol (EtOH), which is a toxin to the liver. Usually there is a constant rate of EtOH metabolism to remove the toxin, but if a person is drinking faster then the elimination rate, liver damage can occur. ...Read more

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Is vodka better than gin?

Depends: On the kind of drinks you like. ...Read more

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Is liqour like dry gin bad for people who is under medication for high blood?

Is liqour like dry gin bad for people who is under medication for high blood?

In excess: One or two alcoholic drinks per day should be your maximum if you are on blood pressure medications. A drink is considered 1oz of liquor, 8oz of wine or 12oz of beer. ...Read more

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While taking one zyrtek 10mg in the morning can I have one gin martini before dinner?

See below: A single drink ought not be a problem but there may an occasional person who is particularly sensitive. ...Read more

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Where do calories come from in gin?

Where do calories come from in gin?

Ethanol: Ethanol has 7 calories per gram and gin is primarily ethanol, water, and the flavorings. Most gin has little to no sugar ("dry" gins). Some may have some sugar added. Sugar, like all carbohydrates, has 4 calories per gram. ...Read more

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Is gin and (diet) tonic water healthy?

Is gin and (diet) tonic water healthy?

Not particulately: Healthy. The gin has empty calories and the tonic water has carbonation which can damage your teeth. ...Read more

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I have a gin and tonic every night before bed, am I an alcoholic?

I have a gin and tonic every night before bed, am I an alcoholic?

How big is glass: One drink of spirits such as gin would be 1.5 oz. If this is all very unlikely you would have alcoholism. However people with alcohol problems can be crafty. Their one gin and tonic may be out of a 24oz tumbler. But they can gladly tell everyone. "i just have one drink per night" hope that helps. Not to be cynical but it does happen. ...Read more

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I have about gin soaked raisans. If they work, how long do you soak and how many do you eat to ease arthritis?

I have about gin soaked raisans. If they work, how long do you soak and how many do you eat to ease arthritis?

No real studies: The idea of eating gin-soaked raisins to help arthritis pain has been around for ~30 years. It's in the realm of folk remedies, with no testing in the controlled double blind study approach conventional medicine uses. You'd be doing your own personal experiment by trying this, but here's some info: http://tinyurl. Com/n8wocra if it gives better results than oxycodone & percocet, do let us know. ...Read more

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Is having a gin and tonic every night o.K.?

Is having a gin and tonic every night o.K.?

Depends on how much: Gin is in the tonic. Safe drinking limits for women are no more than 1 standard drink (1.5 oz of 80 proof gin or other distilled spirits) per day, no more than 7/week and never more than 3 per drinking occasion. If you have a family history of alcohol problems, smoke cigarettes or have depression, you are at greater risk of alcohol problems. For men under 60, it's 2 standard drinks/day or 14/week. ...Read more

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Why do I vomit after only 1 gin?

Why do I vomit after only 1 gin?

Intolerance: Your stomach could be very sensitive and irritated by gin. Everybody is different and can have different tolerance to food and drinks. ...Read more

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How many calories are in vodka and gin?

How many calories are in vodka and gin?

Roughly: A standard coctail-size drink (one shot fo alcohol) of any liquor contains roughly 200 food calories. One glass of wine or one 12-oz. Beer is the same. ...Read more

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Is alcohol such as gin or vodka considered a clear liquid?

Is alcohol such as gin or vodka considered a clear liquid?

Hmmm.....: If a doctor recommends clear liquids because some one has the stomach flu or is dehydrated then the answer would be a resounding no, they are not. Otherwise I may not be "clear" on your question because by appearence alone they are clear? ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a gin and tonic when taking methotrexate?

Is it safe to have a gin and tonic when taking methotrexate?

Maybe: Methrotrexate can be toxic to the liver. Excess alcohol is also toxic to the liver. In general alcohol use should be avoided when taking Methotrexate to avoid any possibility of liver damage. ...Read more

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What is the effect of gin drinking to a HIV person not started arv?

Moderation: It shouldn't do anything if in moderation and really shouldn't have any effect on HIV either way. The risk is with liver damage and over consumption of alcohol. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take 80 sleepasil tablets + 5 antihistamines and half a bottle of gin?

What will happen if you take 80 sleepasil tablets + 5 antihistamines and half a bottle of gin?

Wanting to die: You will sleep and wake up with a very bad hangover and feel no different than you do right now. Nothing will be solved. Perhaps it is time to get to a drug and alcohol treatment center and just follow their suggestions and get into a fellowship of other hurting humans who will love you till you can love yourself again. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed with HIV, and am currently not on any medication yet. Is a Cotton Gin a safe environment for my condition? Even on meds?

I was just diagnosed with HIV, and am currently not on any medication yet. Is a Cotton Gin a safe environment for my condition? Even on meds?

Probably OK, but...: ...I'm not familiar with "cotton gin" except the cotton harvesting machine. Is that what you mean? Or some sort of gin cocktail? Alcohol in moderation isn't likely to hurt, and I don't see any problem working in cotton harvesting. Post a new question with more details, and/or speak with the doctor or clinic where you'll be getting your HIV care. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm on amitriptyline 2 at night 50mg each tablt but woke up 2 hrs aftr takin them that I was goin to be sick couldn't slep felt like I ws gin die unwe?

I'm on amitriptyline 2 at night 50mg each tablt but woke up 2 hrs aftr takin them that I was goin to be sick couldn't slep felt like I ws gin die unwe?

Starting dose: Please provide complete information what dose you started how long you took that dose when did you increase the dose. Most medication have side effects when you start at higher dose. ...Read more

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I have taken 84 550mg naproxen 1500mg of cyclobenzaprine and drank a fifth of gin...What should I expect?

I have taken 84 550mg naproxen 1500mg of cyclobenzaprine and drank a fifth of gin...What should I expect?

Bad combination.: You could irritate your stomach and have gastritis from the combination of Naproxen and gin, sedation from the gin and cyclobenzaprine, with nausea and vomitting, dizziness and respiratory arrest. You need to go to the ER now or call someone to take you there. ...Read more

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Is taking 1 gin and tonic per night bad?

Is taking 1 gin and tonic per night bad?

Not usually: Unless you have a history of alcohol abuse or dependency, in which case it will very likely not stay at 1 drink. If you are using a shot glass and are having 1.5 oz. Of gin per night, that is within safe drinking limits for women. If you are using it to help sleep, however, be aware that alcohol commonly causes a "rebound" where people wake up 3-4 hours later&may have trouble sleeping. ...Read more

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Is it natural to vomit after drinking gin?

Is it natural to vomit after drinking gin?

No: Of course nothing is natural when you drink gin. However, you may have significant stomach or loiver problems. See your doctor. Stop drinking til this resolves and get help if you drink daily. ...Read more

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Can juniper berry (used to flavour gin) cause infertility in women?

Can juniper berry (used to flavour gin) cause infertility in women?

No: I am unaware of any evidence that juniper has any impact on female fertility. Excessive drinking of gin can cause fertility (and other) problems. ...Read more

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Why does my does it hurt when I pass urine after drinking vodka or gin?

Why does my does it hurt when I pass urine after drinking vodka or gin?

Poison: Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it.
Wish you 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

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What would happen if someone took 280mg of celexa (citalopram) while drinking a gin and coke?

What would happen if someone took 280mg of celexa (citalopram) while drinking a gin and coke?

Don't: If you are seriously thinking of doing this, you need immediate psychiatric help. This would definitely be a suicide attempt. You could die or you could live and have very serious health problems. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting HIV from eating a cherry of the top of an infected persons gin and tonic?

About 0%: To contract HIV live infected cells must be transfered to you. The alcohol in the gin would probably kill any viable cells. Nothing to worry about. See your doctor if you are still worried. ...Read more

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Will gin or vodka kill virus in stomch?

Will gin or vodka kill virus in stomch?

Very unlikely: If you have stomach flu, the alcohol may just cause you to feel worse. ...Read more

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What is relation between gin and having low blood glucose levels?

What is relation between gin and having low blood glucose levels?

Gin and blood sugar: Alcohol can cause low blood sugar shortly after and 8-12 hours after drinking. If you are going to drink, check your bs right before drinking and only drink if it's normal. It's a good idea to eat before or during drinking to prevent low bs. You should also check bs before bed to make sure you are not low going to bed. If low, eat something. Limit drinks to 1 for women, 2 for men.. ...Read more

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What is the connection between gin and having low blood glucose levels?

What is the connection between gin and having low blood glucose levels?

Alcohol: Gin is 45% or more alcohol, which causes your blood sugar to go up but then go down 4 to 6 hrs later! Thatis a very well known effect of alcohol. ...Read more

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I had a couple of beers today and 2 sips of gin, yesterday I had some beer. Can I expect alcohol WD? I generally do not drink often.

I had a couple of beers today and 2 sips of gin, yesterday I had some beer. Can I expect alcohol WD? I generally do not drink often.

No: People are only susceptible to alcohol withdrawal occurs only after prolonged significant exposure to alcohol. From what you describe I wouldn't worry at all. ...Read more

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I had 2 glasses of gin soda last night. I'd like to take tramadol today due to pain from concussion (month ago). I thought I was better. This safe?

I had 2 glasses of gin soda last night. I'd like to take tramadol today due to pain from concussion (month ago). I thought I was better. This safe?

Comments: Likely fine to take your tramadol, but delayed pain in head subsequent to concussion may be indicative of post-traumatic headaches, and if these recur or present in an ongoing pattern, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How much sugar is consumed in an alcoholic drink, such as vodka, gin, tequila?

How much sugar is consumed in an alcoholic drink, such as vodka, gin, tequila?

Google: Google has a great interface built into their search engine which will calculate all of this type of information for you. Simply enter something like - sugar in vodka - and it will tell you. Hope that helps! ...Read more