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What are some good foods/drinks (other than alcohol) that would be good or bad to help me through the shakes and nausea?

What are some good foods/drinks (other than alcohol) that would be good or bad to help me through the shakes and nausea?

ORS: Ors, or oral rehydration solution, should help. These treatments will help keep your electrolytes (sodium, potassium, magnesium) at normal levels. Understand that drinks like gatorade are ok, but can have a lot of sugar and calories, so be cautious. Seek care if the symptoms last more than 36 hours or worsen. ...Read more

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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I've gotten the shakes and cold sweat at night for several days after i've stopped drinking alcohol, should I be worried?

I've gotten the shakes and cold sweat at night for several days after i've stopped drinking alcohol, should I be worried?

Yes: Most mild alcohol withdrawal lasts 48 hours or less. If you have been drinking so heavily that you are still sick 2 or more days later, you are at risk for severe complications like dts, elevated blood pressure and other problems. See your doctor or go to an urgent care. ...Read more

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I'm going through alcohol withdrawal - nausea shaking. I'm on day ten. How long will they last and will a few drinks hurt / set me back?

I'm going through alcohol withdrawal - nausea shaking. I'm on day ten. How long will they last and will a few drinks hurt / set me back?

Alcohol withdrawal: Alcohol withdrawal symptoms usually get worse within 48-72 hours after the last drink, and can persist for 2 weeks or longer sometimes. Yes, if you have a few drinks now, it could set you back. Part of the problem with alcohol dependency is inability to control how much you drink, once you start. See your physician about this; meds may help & you may also need some thiamine shots as well. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have nausea when drinking beer, especially after a good meal. This is not always the case and not for other alcohols. Why does it happen?

Sometimes I have nausea when drinking beer, especially after a good meal. This is not always the case and not for other alcohols. Why does it happen?

Reflux: The stomach has to empty to accept the larger volume of an alcoholic beverage of a lower proof of beer. If by "good meal", you mean large, or full of protein or fat, then the more fat or protein in a meal the longer the stomach takes before it empties. The post meal apertif by nature is small in volume for a reason. ...Read more

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When I drink too much alcohol I start to shake, is this because of my medication escitalopram?

Sigh: You are on Lexapro (escitalopram) because you are depressed, and you are telling me you are drinking heavily! this is very bad for your depression and your overall health, and doesn't allow your medication to work. Talk to your doctor and get help! you should not be drinking even socially, let alone heavily. The shaking may indeed be a reaction to the combo. I am more concerned about ur drinking than shaking. ...Read more

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What do you docs think about shakeology ? I felt nausea after one shake .can some 1 with an ulcer drink this stuff ?

What do you docs think about shakeology ? I felt nausea after one shake .can some 1 with an ulcer drink this stuff ?

Ask your doctor : I honestly don't know much about this product. I get concerned when I see a new product on the market. The weightloss industry is a multibillion dollar industry. It's always best to talk to your doctor about your diet and before you start something new. In general, eating a diet consisting of a variety of healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables is best. Using one item alone may not be safe. ...Read more

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When i drink alcohol i shake really bad and throw up and i cannot sleep. Is this a type of alcohol alcohol poisoning?

When i drink alcohol i shake really bad and throw up and i cannot sleep. Is this a type of alcohol alcohol poisoning?

Intolerance: Several possibilities, including quantity of ingestion. Sounds like you experience stomach reaction to drinking alcohol and you likely have very low tolerance, which suggests avoidance of drinking would be quite stabilizing. Obviously, if you consume excessive amounts, you could approach acute alcohol toxicity, and "poisoning". Sounds like you are having complex issues. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel nauseas, can't be standing on my feet, also thirsty all the time and me head aches. I don't drink alcohol and i didn't have greasy food. Help!

?blood sugar: One thought that crossed my mind reading those symptoms together was if your blood sugar is ok. Could be signs of diabetes or other blood chemistry abberations. Would recommend you speak to your doc about these in a bit more detail and see if they want to check out a few things to make sure your blood chemistries and sugar is ok. ...Read more

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Shaking uncontrollably from drinking small amount of alcohol, what is this?

Don't drink.: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals. ...Read more

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Nausea (Definition)

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