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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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I hit the back of my head really hard on Saturday evening, my vision went fuzzy for a few minutes afterwards but then cleared up. I feel nauseous but haven't been sick and the headache has not cleared since. I was drinking alcohol at the time and I'm no

I hit the back of my head really hard on Saturday evening, my vision went fuzzy for a few minutes afterwards but then cleared up.  I feel nauseous but haven't been sick and the headache has not cleared since.  I was drinking alcohol at the time and I'm no

ConcussionAlcoholism: Your Life is Precious! “hit the back of my head really hard, nauseous, and continued headache” require immediate Diagnosis. Please go to ER, have all necessary tests and Radiological studies; have consultation with a Neurologist. After medical treatment, see a Psychiatrist for Alcoholism and Stress ;go to Rehab program and attend daily AA Meetings. Feel Wonder of Giant Causeway in your country! ...Read more

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How long am i suppose to wait after drinking alcohol before taking tylenol (acetaminophen) for my headache?

How long am i suppose to wait after drinking alcohol before taking tylenol (acetaminophen) for my headache?

Depends: Alcohol is never a good mix with any medication of any kind as it changes the chemistry. Also depends on how much alcohol you drank and how long the body takes to metabolize it. This you need to ask you physician as they would be in the best position to know how your body functions. ...Read more

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I was drinking alcohol and i blacked out and fell backwards and hit the back on my head. I have a slight headache, should I go see a doc?

I was drinking alcohol and i blacked out and fell backwards and hit the back on my head. I have a slight headache, should I go see a doc?

Potentially: How long did you black out for? Is the headache becoming worse and do you have other symptoms? Do you have any nausea or vomiting and has there been any change in your behavior. Alcohol may mask some of these symptoms, so I would say yes...see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me the effects of drinking alcohol while having a migraine headache (not a migraine caused by alcohol)?

Could you tell me the effects of drinking alcohol while having a migraine headache (not a migraine caused by alcohol)?

Red Wine : How do you know it is migraine and not tension headache? Red wine is known to cause migraine...Alcohol in gneral is more likely to cause headache than not. Read about migraine. Check with migraine specialist if migraine is bothersome.. Do not take matters to the bottle. ...Read more

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I have a small disconfort in the left upper side of my abdomen belo the ripcage; it increases when drinking alcohol or eating to much.after my esses are dark.having headacks and flue often.what is it?

I have a small disconfort in the left upper side of my abdomen belo the ripcage; it increases when drinking alcohol or eating to much.after my esses are dark.having headacks and flue often.what is it?

Gastric Reflex: Treating gastric reflex, called GERD, would prevent developing gastric ulcers and bigger problems. Pl go your GO and get it checked out to get the prescribed combo treatment you may need. ...Read more

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Next day after three pegs of drinking alcohol feeling dizziness, diaherra, headache everytime. Is that normal? I hav a fear I have dehydration.

Next day after three pegs of drinking alcohol feeling dizziness, diaherra, headache everytime. Is that  normal? I hav a fear I have dehydration.

Not normal: You have symptoms of gastritis best would be to stop drinking if continue to ha GI symptoms talk to your physician you might be deficient in enzyme that metabolize alcohol. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol good for wounds?

Is drinking alcohol good for wounds?

No: In moderation it won't hurt but wont help. A heavy drinker will skip important nutrients and that would be detrimental to healing. ...Read more

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