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Doctor insights on: Grain Alcohol

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Can using products with grain alcohol test positive with etg test?

Can using products with grain alcohol test positive with etg test?

No: Etg is ethyl glocuronide. Grain alcohol is methyl alcohol. Please note that you should not be using methyl alcohol without proper protections as it has serious toxic effects. ...Read more

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I bought passionflower drops to try instead of benzodiapemes. However, an ingredient in the drops is grain alcohol. Why and is this bad???

I bought passionflower drops to try instead of benzodiapemes.  However, an ingredient in the drops is grain alcohol.  Why and is this bad???

Call manufacturer: I can only guess that some of the ingredients only dissolve in an organic solvent and alcohol is one of them. Alcohol also has sedating effect but a few drops are not going to make a difference except for an alcoholic. ...Read more

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Is it enough to clean my grooming tools(nail clippers, scissors etc.)with a paper towel and spray them with some isopropyl or denatured alcohol?

Is it enough to clean my grooming tools(nail clippers, scissors etc.)with a paper towel and spray them with some  isopropyl  or denatured alcohol?

Do a bit better: Please wash your utensils with soap and water and then soak in alcohol. It is preferable to get the sanitazion formulas from a beauty equipment store and after thoroughly cleaning soaking in that liquid. Do not share utensils with others. Fungal infections come from this behavior. ...Read more

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I developed red, itchy patches on my eyes 4 mos. Ago. As a result i cut out grains, dairy, legumes, sugar and alcohol. It healed. What could this be?

I developed red, itchy patches on my eyes 4 mos. Ago. As a result i cut out grains, dairy, legumes, sugar and alcohol. It healed. What could this be?

Allergy/intolerance: Good job giving up these food items. Many people do better without them. You are best served by avoiding them the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Alcohol = a toxin: No matter how enjoyable even moderate alcohol drinking may be, the fact remains that it is a toxin for your body -- especially liver and brain. Essentially you're asking your body to process a poison. So, your body will be less efficient both during intoxication and until all traces of alcohol have been processed. Remember that hangover is multifaceted. Be well. ...Read more

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Could Phenethyl alcohol be natural?

Could Phenethyl alcohol be natural?

Yes and No: Phenethyl alcohol is found in certain plants, so it is natural in that setting. Like many compounds, scientists may have the ability to create it in a lab (it would not be natural in that setting). Likewise, this or similar compounds in a plant in your yard would be natural, but having a bottle of the compound sitting on your table would be unnatural. It all depends on the details. ...Read more

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Why exactly is alcohol bad for you?

Why exactly is alcohol bad for you?

Chronic Heavy Drinking: can lead to: Anemia, Cancer, Heart disease, poor circulation, liver disease, neuropathy, Dementia, Depression, Seizures, Gout, High Blood Pressure, Hig Blood Sugar, Impaired Immune system, pancreatitis, gastritis, among others. Need I say more? ...Read more