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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Binge Drinking

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Vomiting for 14 hours blood present last 3 hours my husband has a binge drinking problem. He had a binge last night and started vomiting when he got home around 6 am. He is still vomiting now and there is blood present. I want to wait until tomorrow to se

Vomiting for 14 hours blood present last 3 hours my husband has a binge drinking problem. He had a binge last night and started vomiting when he got home around 6 am. He is still vomiting now and there is blood present. I want to wait until tomorrow to se

Don't wait: If he is vomiting blood, it could be from an ulcer which has been inflamed by the alcohol, from hemmorhagic gastritis or from esophageal varices (varicose veins in the esophagus). Any of these can become life-threatening. He needs immediate evaluation, and he needs help for his alcohol abuse. I strongly suggest you try going to alanon meetings as well, which are for the loved ones of alcoholics. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Tosca
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Binge Drinking (Definition)

Binge drinking is a pattern of drinking many alcoholic beverages in a short time. A binge may be 5+ drinks for men and 4+ drinks for ...Read more


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What is binge drinking?

What is binge drinking?

Binging: Is excess drinking over short period of time, for men it is 5 or more standard drinks, and for women it is 4 or more, consumed at least once in a 2 week period. ...Read more

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How can I treat my binge drinking?

Talk to your doctor: Binge drinking like any behavior has triggers of reinforcement. Your doctor can help you with medications, counseling and can refer to aa meetings etc. ...Read more

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What is definition of binge drinking?

What is definition of binge drinking?

Answer: I suspect you'll find out in rehab (if you are asking, you probably need to go.). ...Read more

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How can binge drinking affect happiness?

Depression: Alcoholism is known to cause depression and anxiety among other problems. Not much good to say about alcoholism in any form. Increases risk for high-blood pressure, certain cancers, sleep apnea, heart disease, etc. You need to get help. Reach out to someone. http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/. ...Read more

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What exactly is considered "binge drinking"?

What exactly is considered "binge drinking"?

Binge drinking: "according to the national institute on alcohol abuse & alcoholism binge drinking is defined as a pattern of alcohol consumption that brings the blood alcohol concentration (bac) level to 0.08% or more. This pattern of drinking usually corresponds to 5 or more drinks on a single occasion for men or 4 or more drinks on a single occasion for women, generally within about 2 hours." http://www.Cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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How do you personally define binge drinking?

Too many drinks: Binge drinking could look like a six pack or case of beer, a bottle of wine or a fifth of liquor in one night. There may be less conservative cut off points or more generous allowances by some clinicians although these specified in my opinion are generous. For health maintenance, i would suggest no more than 2 or 3 beers, a glass or two of wine, or one shot glass of hard liquor. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Can someone die from a night of binge drinking?

Absolutely : People do die from alcohol toxicity, it can suppress breathing, cause the heart to stop, cause aspiration, vomiting stomach contents into lungs, . . An alcohol concentration of .40% will kill 50 % of people. ...Read more