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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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Burning sensation in feet after alcohol consumption, what is this?

Burning sensation in feet after alcohol consumption, what is this?

Do you have : Diabetes? I am not a physician so i reay do not know but have had family members with diabetes, which is why i ask. Neuropathy is often described as burning sensation. Get yourself checked by a physician to figure this out. ...Read more

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My conjunctiva has become injected due to alcohol consumption. Should i be concerned? How long will this last? Anything i can do to make it better?

My conjunctiva has become injected due to alcohol consumption. Should i be concerned? How  long will this last? Anything i can do to make it better?

Short time: This lasts a short time after consumption of alcohol. Hydrate well, and it should pass within a day. If injected longer than that and there is no more alcohol consumption, consider other causes such as allergy or infection. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to over come excessive alcohol consumption without joining aa?

Can you tell me how to over come excessive alcohol consumption without joining aa?

It's possible: Aa does have a long and successful history, for people who actively work the program. There are other programs which have not been around as long, but which do benefit some people. One of these is smart recovery: http://www.Smartrecovery.Org/ you might also look into intensive outpatient programs too. An addiction medicine physician can work with you -- Naltrexone and other options exist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could over come excessive alcohol consumption without joining aa?

Can you tell me how I could over come excessive alcohol consumption without joining aa?

Alternative programs: The largest alternative to 12-step treatment in the US is SMART recovery, and there are many others. Most treatment programs use evidence-based forms of group and individual therapy, like cognitive behavioral therapies and motivational enhancement therapy, which does not involve 12-step meetings. LifeRing Secular recovery,Women for Sobriety are others. Google or Bing names to get help in your area ...Read more

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Do health consequences result from excessive alcohol consumption on the liver? If so, what are they?

Several . . .: Alcohol can cause several forms of liver injury. (1) alcoholic steatohepatitis - "fatty hepatitis" in which the liver cells are injury and balloon up with fat. (2) alcoholic hepatitis - a severe form of hepatitis (inflammation) triggered by alcohol which can be fatal in up to 50% of cases. (3) alcoholic cirrhosis - chronic ongoing injury which leads to cirrhosis and potentially liver cancer. ...Read more

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I had an attack of acute pancreatitis due to alcohol consumption and extended exposure to toxic fumes from this epoxy. How long not to drink?

MY OPINION ONLY: You should not drink at all forever....you should not NEED alcohol....if you do seek counsel!!! I sincerely hope this will help!!!!!!!! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can creatine affect the amount of sperm during orgasm? Also moderate alcohol consumption. Possible dehydration? Sperm no longer shoots, only dribbles.

Can creatine affect the amount of sperm during orgasm? Also moderate alcohol consumption. Possible dehydration? Sperm no longer shoots, only dribbles.

Here are some...: No, do not worry as long as being in moderation. To unveil the facts of overindulgence, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html. Your change in shooting semen at ejaculation is likely related with aging and frequency of ejaculation; that is normally expected for life reality. To help comprehend such, please peruse the list of Facts of Life-1, 2, $ 3 on the left of HOME of www.formefirst.com ...Read more

Footdrop (Definition)

Foot drop usually refers to the inability to dorsiflex the foot (ie lift your ankle up) this can be associated with a variety of conditions. The most common are dorsiflexor injuries, peripheral nerve injuries, and stroke. Less common causes are neuropathies, ...Read more


Foot Drop (Definition)

Foot drop is a condition when a nerve and muscle in the foot are injured, preventing a person from having normal upward flexion of the food, thus allowing the foot to drop or ...Read more