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How Can You Tell If Someone Has A Problem With Alcohol
Many ways: If your drinking has caused legal, physical, social, emotional or other problems, then it has become a problem for you. Use cage. Have you felt a need to cut down, have you been angry when others say you drink to much, have you felt guilty about drinking, or needed an eye opener drink in the morning? Answering yes to one or more many indicate a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis: Alcoholic hepatitis is hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) due to excessive intake of alcohol. It is usually found in association with hepatosteatosis, an early stage of alcoholic liver disease, and may contribute to the progression of fibrosis, leading to cirrhosis . Mild cases are self-limiting, but severe cases have a high risk of death, and need to be followed closely by liver specialist. ...Read more
Is it a yeast infection and does it affect to get pregnant everytime i drink alcohol the next morning my pee is burning and my vagina is itchiing
can you tell me why is this happening
i had kidney and yeast infection problems in the past and my doctor sai
Get it checked out.: This warrants further investigation. I would want to see if you have other reasons for being susceptible to vaginitis. At the very least get your blood sugars checked out. I don't know if recurrent yeast infections interfere with getting pregant but it makes sense that chronic inflammation would impair the sperm from entering the uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have to ask..: You've already read online about signs of a person who is losing or about to lose self-control with respect to alcohol. If this fits the picture, you have my sympathy and don't let your emotions keep you in a relationship that will ultimately make you miserable. If he drinks occasionally, this is not a sure sign of a future problem though there are people who'll tell you this. Be discerning. ...Read more
Maybe: Absinthe is outlawed and illegal in the us. Some other countries do allow it, but much of the time, it has a very low amount of a potentially dangerous chemical called thujol alkaloids. Or the substance is removed entirely. The thujol alkaloids contained in the absinthe of yore, can cause severe and irreversible liver damage as well as cause hallucinations. I would avoid it. ...Read more
One could.: Some part of it could be hereditary and more so also societal in the sense if parents, siblings and friends have the similar problems, it is more likely to happen to you. ...Read more
Drink fewer calories: Not only are alcoholics drinking a lot of toxic-to-the-liver alcohol every day, they are getting tons of calories too. To avoid obesity, a person must add his alcohol calories to his food calories, to see when he hits his daily maximum allowed calories (then he shouldn't eat or drink any more calories until the next day). (3 oz of vodka= about 200 calories; 12 oz beer= 150 cal; 6 oz wine= 170 cal). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enzymes/liver: The liver naturally detoxfies alcohol, though it has its limits. Sometimes genetic factors can alter enzymes that influence this detox, and sometimes people have liver or kidney difficulties that might not be apparent until challenged with alcohol. Consulting a doc could give a clue - but if alcohol bother's one health/body - listen to body - don't drink. It's not necessary for life & happiness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol: Depends upon how much you drink. Whether you have other liver or mental issues or work around toxins etc. It varies. Too much too long, several years, can do it. ...Read more
See below: If you have consequences from drinking such as physical, emotional, legal, or social difficulties associated with alcohol use, then you may have an alcohol problem. Identifying the problem is the first step toward recovery. You doctor can help you set up a program to curb or eliminate your drinking and put an end to the problems it may have caused. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mutual Support Helps: You might consider rational recovery, secular sobriety, lifering, smart recovery or moderation management, among others. Get more information at: http://www.Tandfonline.Com/toc/wgar20/current. ...Read more
Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of al-anon for the families and friends of those with problem drinking. ...Read more
Alcohol toxicity: Alcohol (ethanol) is a respiratory and central nervous system, and cardiac depressant. Low doses cloud judgement, higher doses induce nausea, vomiting, pancreatitis, liver disease. And higher doses can lead to coma and death.This has even happened at colleges to young people. Sad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who needs an expert?: You don't need a doctoral-level expert to list murder (a factor in the majority), suicide (a factor in maybe half), liver failure (a really nasty way to go), auto wrecks, household accidents, Wernicke-Korsakoff (imagine not being able to move your eyes ever again), pancreatitis (survivors get severe pain for decades), child abuse, ruptured esophagus from the heaves ... More. Don't abuse it. ...Read more
Drugs & alcohol: Drugs and alcohol are quite freely available, and combining them can be very dangerous as dr. Amawi says. Not everyone uses alcohol to excess, but some do. Also, not everyone abuses drugs. In terms of the effects these create in our lives, drug and alcohol abuse are both personal and social problems, . Yet each of us has personal responsibility for what we do with and about them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I create awareness among doctors when it comes to alcohol or drugrelated problems in general?
Teaching Doctors: The disease of addiction was nothing i learned in medical school. So, this is a vary valuable endeavor you want to undertake. First is always to share your story when you can. Second, i know that there are out reach activists in many aa or na programs that you can join up with. These committees teach, publish pamphlets and reach out to a variety of groups of medical professionals. ...Read more
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