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Doctor insights on: Hidden Sources Of Alcohol

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Evaluate? Free T3 2.7 Free T4 1.36 TSH 1.6 MCV 106.9 MCH 34.6 Cl 110 RDW 11.2 B12 245 UA RBC 10-20 Occult Blood 2+ On Synthroid No alcohol B12 per Dr

Evaluate? Free T3 2.7 Free T4 1.36 TSH 1.6 MCV 106.9 MCH 34.6 Cl 110 RDW 11.2 B12 245 UA RBC 10-20 Occult Blood 2+ On Synthroid No alcohol B12 per Dr

Too much and yet....: Not enough info. Labs must be interpreted in light of your clinical situation. Your thyroid appears normal. Your red blood cells are uniformly and mildly enlarged. This may be that you had B12 deficiency and recently started B12. There are some red cells in your urine and some in your stool? These need explanation. See the doc who ordered these. ...Read more

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How do u help a person that's trying to break a alcohol addition?

How do u help a person that's trying to break a alcohol addition?

Addictinos: Alcohol dependance, is very seldom just that. It has some reasons of its own, genetic predisposition and complicated co morbid factors. Ptsd, bipolar illness, maj depressive disorders, panic attacks and so on. It is also seldom alone. There are other drugs too. Depending on severity, it needs supervised detox. Has 15 percent mortality rate treat co morbid factors as well.Its a life long illness. ...Read more

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Will my brother die after taking 5 ecstacy tablets mixed with alcohol?

Will my brother die after taking 5 ecstacy tablets mixed with alcohol?

He could: Ecstasy can cause hyperthermia, kidney and muscle damage, seziure, and heart problems that could result in death, the risk would increase with higher doses. It's playing russian roulette. ...Read more

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How does an alcohol habit turn into a disease?

How does an alcohol habit turn into a disease?

Addictive properties: Alcohol has addictive properties and even one drink can be habit forming in susceptible individuals. If you think you may have a problem ask yourself a few question- has anyone asked you to cut down on drinking? Have you been annoyed by people asking about your drinking? Have you ever felt guilty about drinking? Have you ever needed a drink in the morning? If you answered yes, please seek help. ...Read more

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I see a lot of mixing alcohol and weed at a raves, is this harmful in any way?

I see a lot of mixing alcohol and weed at a raves, is this harmful in any way?

Yes it can be.: Either alone may be harmful - combined - more of a risk. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate. ...Read more

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Why do nurses apply alcohol to the skin before giving an injection?

Why do nurses apply alcohol to the skin before giving an injection?

Kill germs but...: This is a longstanding practice that is meant to kill bacteria on the skin to reduce the chance of infection. However, many research studies suggest this is not necessary but it is still routinely done, as old habits die hard and patients are so accustomed to this that they think a nurse is irresponsible if he or she does not do this. See http://www.inmo.ie/MagazineArticle/PrintArticle/6696 ...Read more

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How can you safely have alcohol while taking lithium?

How can you safely have alcohol while taking lithium?

Alcohol/Lithium: Absolutely not. You risk further toxicity to your liver, heart & kidneys. Please be careful. ...Read more

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After becoming sober, will I want to start taking drugs to replace the alcohol?

After becoming sober, will I want to start taking drugs to replace the alcohol?

Possibly: The addictive personality means that you can easily fall prey to substitute drugs especially those that give you similar effects and your best recourse here is to just say no. I have good results in helping overcome cravings by using lavendar, peppermint and citrus essential oils in combo inhaled from the hand. The lavender is strong as xanax www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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