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How does alcohol affect your skin?

How does alcohol affect your skin?

Can trigger rosacea: Excessive alcohol intake can cause the skin to look sallow and less healthy. Chronic alcohol use can prematurely age the skin. It can also exacerbate underlying skin problems. Rosacea is a skin condition in which flushing and redness can be triggered by alcohol. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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How does smoking affect your skin?

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How does smoking affect your skin?

Premature aging: Smoking causes damage to the skin in just the same way it causes damage to your lungs. Other than wrinkling due to puckering of the lips and squinting, chronic exposure reduces your wound healing mechanism, reduces blood flow to the skin, and alters your skin much like sun damage. There is also premature resorption of the bone, causing a flattening look. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect the body?

How does alcohol affect the body?

Alcohol: Alcohol affects every part of the body, from brain, to liver, heart, kidneys, blood, skin, only to mention a few. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect your body weight?

How does alcohol affect your body weight?

Gain usually: Alcohol is broken down into carbohydrates - with little to no true nutritional value- ie: not a fat or protein, or fruit or vegetable with vitamins. While a small glass of alcohol daily has shown benefit with the mediterranean diet, more than that daily is just extra calories. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect you skin?

How does caffeine affect you skin?

Causes drying: Because caffeine acts as a diuretic (makes you urinate) it can cause dry skin. Small amounts should not be a problem but large amounts can cause significant drying of the skin. ...Read more

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How does smoking affect your lips?

How does smoking affect your lips?

Badly: Smoking affects "lip lines" in two ways: 1. The repetitive movement around the lips as a result of puckering repetitvely can lead to vertical lines around the mouth. 2. More importantly, smoking can lead to elastic fiber and collagen degeneration in the skin, which as a result, can lead to sagging and wrinkling of the perioral skin. ...Read more

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How does sleeping affect your skin?

How does sleeping affect your skin?

Varies: If you sleep well and long enough (8 hrs) to attain deep sleep, your body has the opportunity to recouperate and release all the good hormones we depend on.Also. Your muscles will relax and rest.The skin is not stretched or contorted, as it is when you are awake.These things contribute to overall health and also affect your muscle tone. All of which can result in a fresher, toned, healthy appearance. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect the periodontium?

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How does alcohol affect the periodontium?

Alcohol dental healt: Alcohol impairs white blood cells from protecting the gums and causes 50% more rate of periodontal infections, compared to non drinkers. Also, heavy drinkers do not have healthy diet, neither a healthy life style, all come into play, causing much more general health hazards than just dental problems. But dental problems in turn trigger more risk of heart attacks and shortenned life. Vicious cycle. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect your emotional health?

How does alcohol affect your emotional health?

In very small: amounts the effect would be minimal. As consumption increases its gets worse, proportionally. Ethanol is toxic (poisonous to cells)--to all tissue, including brain tissue. Inhibitions fall and the likelihood of acting out increases, none of which sounds healthy, emotionally or physically. No one deals well with cognitive functions of any kind when intoxicated. ...Read more

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How does drinking alcohol affect your antibiotics?

How does drinking alcohol affect your antibiotics?

Depends on which: antibiotic. There are many drug interactions with alcohol, since it enhances the liver enzymes that metabolize not only alcohol (one of the factors leading to tolerance) but many other drugs, including ciprofloxacin and similar antibiotics. Moreover, alcohol decreases activity of both kinds of white blood cells - those producing antibodies and those that eat up (phagocytize) bacteria/viruses. ...Read more

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How does pregnancy affect your skin?

How does pregnancy affect your skin?

In several ways: Your skin goes through several changes during pregnancy. Some areas become darker due to changes in the pigment of your skin. Luckily, this generally fades. Blood vessels can become for prominent, moles can change in appearance & stretch marks develop due to connective tissue changes. Itching may be normal or a sign of something more concerning. Always discuss any skin changes with your dr. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your skin health?

How does your diet affect your skin health?

Diet and Skin: All living human cells, including skin require protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins and minerals among other various nutrients to function normally, so a healthy, well rounded diet is needed for this. A multi-vitamin may be helpful if your diet is lacking or poor. ...Read more

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How does drinking affect your lungs?

Slows breathing: Alcohol is a brain depressant - it causes a part of the brain called the medulla to slow heart rate and depress breathing. In severe alcohol poisoning people can literally stop breathing. Alcohol however has not direct toxicity to the lungs themselves. Always drink in moderation. ...Read more

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How does diabetes affect the skin?

How does diabetes affect the skin?

In many ways: You do not only glycate your hemoglobin creating glycohemoglobin (the main one hba1-c) you also glycosilate your connective tissue hardening it and your skin looses its elasticy and also aquires a wax type appearance. Long term the small nerves that give your skin sensation of pain(danger signals) also get damaged and ulcers do to unrecognizad pressure come in and are very slow at healing. ...Read more

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How does sun bathing affect your health?

How does sun bathing affect your health?

Sunbathing effect: Going through winter , sometimes lasting 6 months, it is sometimes a strong desire to have sunbathing. The warmth of the sun takes away tensions and frustration. Brightness of every thing due to sun feels good and inspires us to look at bright side of life. Be careful, if you do not have enough Melanin in your skin, you can have sunburn, and possibly Skin cancer. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affect the coordination?

How does alcohol affect the coordination?

The principle: mechanism is the slowing of communication from the brain to muscles and nerves. There is a loss of precision motor skills. Additionally, with increased processing time and decreased accuracy of information transmitted throughout the central nervous system reaction time is slowed. The loss of coordination and slowing in reaction time results in a tremendous number of injuries and deaths:( ...Read more

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Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fatigue and improve concentration. If you have high stress or anxiety, caffeine would not be recommended. ...Read more

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How does alcohol poisoning affect you?

Confusion: Stupor, coma, vomiting, hypothermia, seizures, death. Nothing good! ...Read more