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How Many Teens Die Each Year From Alcohol Related Deaths
During my teens i partied hard w/coke, acid, weed & alcohol 39 now healthy so far otherthan hypo. What things could I do to cleansemy internal organs?
Embrace life: Congratulations on walking away from substance abuse. Many teens do this sort of thing for friendship (such as it is) or to distance themselves from difficult situations in the home. You've made the right choice. Your body self-cleanses, and it seems as if you've chosen to clear your mind as well. Learn from your past, and focus on the present and future. ...Read more
For teens with alcohol abuse, will they admit you into the psych ward or can they just send you home after you sober up?
How fast is too fast for a heart rate while exercising for someone with tachycardia? assuming non-smoker and no alcohol or drugs and otherwise healthy female in late teens to early twenties. tachycardia started a week ago with no identified cause.
Tachycardia: For Age 19, normal heart rate is 60 -100 beats/min. Exercise and anxiety can cause Tachycardia. Tachycardia starting a week ago at age 19 is likely due to sudden stress, such as fright with feeling of being overwhelmed or Anxiety. See Physician for possible Diagnosis of Fever, Hyperthyroidism, Anemia, B.P. Medications effect, or heart condition. See Psychiatrist for Stress Anxiety, Relaxation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Too many: Dont' be one of them. Get help. Go to an aa meeting. ...Read more
When you die from alcohol poising do you feel pain leading up to the death or are you unconscious the whole time?
Wanting to Die: It is very difficult to die from alcohol poisoning. And the hangover is not pretty. If you feel badly enough that you are planning on harming yourself I am so happy that you have reached out here. I can promise you that not one of the physicians here would want to help you hurt yourself and not one of the physicians here would have any message other than that help is available. ...Read more
If a person drinks typical bottle of alcohol a day for several years and stops drinking for two days, when would withdrawal start? Can they die?
48 to 72 hours: The operson may show severe withdrawal symptoms within 48 hours to 72 hours. These may include severe shaking and even seizures, which could cause life threatening problems. I would not advise abrupt discontinuation of alcohol. Please have this person see a physician for proper treatment. ...Read more
I been taking hydrocodone for 6 years i started when i was 17, now i'm 23 i take 7 to 10 daily with alcohol, i'm addicted, will i die soon because of this?
Disease of Addiction: You are an addict. The simple answer is that yes, eventually your disease may take you to a place where death seems appropriate. It is a lie, however, and never is the despair or pain or loneliness that comes at the end of addiction worth dying over. Now, at your age, death may not be imminent. There is a way out of this addiction. Please get to your family doctor or to aa or na. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister committed suicide from a drug/alcohol overdose. I know it depends on the drug(s) & amount of alcohol. Would this been a painful death?
Usually not: People who have witnessed such deaths describe them as peaceful. I'm very sorry about your sister and whatever it was that caused her to decide life wasn't worth living. Our minds play tricks on us, and each of us has times when we are not ourselves. I hope you'll cherish the memories that you had together, and live your own life richly and well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends...: Dying of acute alcohol poisoning, as in the case of a youngster playing drinking games, is probably painless but is a terrible waste. Dying of the long-term effects of alcoholism involves either serious brain damage or the nausea, itching, and disfigurement of liver failure. Those who die of alcohol hurt others in the process and after. Thanks for choosing to use it wisely or not at all. ...Read more
Would it be a painful death if i intook 2-5 times more alcohol into my body than the limit ?The legal limit being 80mg on 100ml of blood.
Not anything personal,just wanted to know,so please be as detailed as possible,thank you very much for the help!
Etoh & death: If you drink a sufficiently large amount of alcohol you will eventually become unconscious and "blank out". Of course, before you actually black out you may have engaged in some outrageous foolish activity which could lead to your demise. Alcohol is not a good anesthetic but it does screw up your thinking and memory. ...Read more
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