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How much alcohol do you have to drink in order to have a seizure?

How much alcohol do you have to drink in order to have a seizure?

A LOT: Generally seizures occur when people who are drinking a lot stop drinking. Rarely, people who have underlying seizure disorders will get a seizure from alcohol, but this is rare. Most people who get alcohol withdrawal seizures have been drinking more than a pint of 80 proof liquor, usually for months, and have already experienced morning shakes, or have started drinking in the morning. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)

A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more


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How much water do you have to drink for it to be a problem (water intoxication)?

How much water do you have to drink for it to be a problem (water intoxication)?

1-2 gallons; depends: Quickly drinking lots of water will lower one's blood sodium (salt) level, affecting the brain and heart. The exact amount of water needed to cause damage varies, depending mainly on one's body weight and amount of dehydration. Symptoms include confusion, dizziness, nausea, & seizures from brain swelling. Endurance athletes sweat away sodium, and should rehydrate gradually, with some electrolytes. ...Read more

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How much water do you have to drink for it to be a problem (water intoxication)?

How much water do you have to drink for it to be a problem (water intoxication)?

Depends: It depends upon several things. If you are doing strenuous exercise or working in a hot environment then you will need more water. For most people drinking 6-8 8oz glasses of water a day is plenty. If you drink excessive water your kidneys can not process it and electrolytes get out of balance. This can be serious and cause the heart to get out of rhythm. ...Read more

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How much would I have to drink to get alcohol poisoning?

How much would I have to drink to get alcohol poisoning?

Enough: Don't find out. Just asking the question indicates one is planning on drinking too much and wants to find the "limit". Don't go there. And alcohol poisoning can end in death quickly. ...Read more

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How much alcohol do you have to consume each week to be considered an alcoholic?

How much alcohol do you have to consume each week to be considered an alcoholic?

Alcoholism: Please Focus on your FUNCTIONING, NOT how much Alcohol you consume each week. Let the Wise man within you ask: •DepressionAnxiety •Angry outbursts, physical fights, injuries •Sleep problems •Memory problems •Medical problems-Gastritis, Pancreatitis, Peripheral NeuritisDelirium •DUI •Legal problems •Need to see Physician •Need to see Psychiatrist Seek necessary treatment, AA Meetings. ...Read more

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How much do you need to drink to have a full bladder during an ultrasound?

How much do you need to drink to have a full bladder during an ultrasound?

32 ounces water: Typical instructions are to drink 32 ounces of water and be finished drinking one hour prior to exam. Cannot urinate until after exam. ...Read more

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Can you drink if you have epilepsy? What does epilepsy have to do with alcohol consumption? Why do the police ask if you have epilepsy when conducting dui checks?

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Can you drink if you have epilepsy? What does epilepsy have to do with alcohol consumption? Why do the police ask if you have epilepsy when conducting dui checks?

Alcohol/Seizures: Alcohol lowers the seizure threshold, and if u r susceptible, as in having a history of seizure disorder, u r more likely to have one after getting intoxicated. ...Read more

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How much do you have to be drinking each day to actually have withdrawal be an issue?

How much do you have to be drinking each day to actually have withdrawal be an issue?

Drinking: That depends on your tolerance & how you respond when drinking, how long, and if drinking is done socially or in isolation. ...Read more

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You have to lose more calories than you eat so that would mean i'd have to lose 2000 a day. How can I possibly do that?

You have to lose more calories than you eat so that would mean i'd have to lose 2000 a day. How can I possibly do that?

Weight loss: DASH eating plan.
DASH Diet for Hypertension ISBN 9780743410076

Excerpt From: Thomas J. Moore & Mark Jenkins. “The DASH Diet for Hypertension.” iBooks. https://itun.es/us/CcRDA.l

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keep us posted. Works ever time. Record weight loss for my patients is 70 lbs. ...Read more

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How long do you have to drink to get withdrawal when you stop? A week or longer if drinking to intoxication?

How long do you have to drink to get withdrawal when you stop? A week or longer if drinking to intoxication?

No easy answer: Generally people need to drink for months on a daily basis to have withdrawal the first time, and one rarely sees severe withdrawal - seizures or delirium tremens - without many years of drinking. However, once withdrawal has occurred, it can be "kindled" far more easily, and even a 2-3 day binge can bring it back. With depression, diabetes and hypertension, you must stop drinking, talk to md. ...Read more

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What to do or how to handle if I have a heart attack alone? And also what time do I have to get some help (minutes or seconds) ?

What to do or how to handle if I have a heart attack alone? And also what time do I have to get some help (minutes or seconds) ?

Depends: Call 911 yell for help take an aspirin many persons have an attack but do not die! the ems will pick you up and take you to a cardiac capable facility. Medical rx or cath or surgery are all possibilities. ...Read more

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What to do if i need a list of foods to avoid for migraines, can you help?

What to do if i need a list of foods to avoid for migraines, can you help?

Many things: The most common food triggers include caffeine, alcohol, preserved foods-like aged meats and cheeses, artificial sweetners, and monosodium glutamate. Other possible triggers include citrus, yogurt, lunch meats and hotdogs. ...Read more

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How much medicinal marijuana do you have to take to get you high?

How much medicinal marijuana do you have to take to get you high?

Depends: You're not supposed to get high on medicinal mj! you're supposed to get pain or nausea relief. Medicinal marijuana has its thc content limited by statute. Domestic mj has on average 40% thc. Most statutes limit thc to less than 20%. How high you get is very individual & dependent on many factors. But your question implies your are trying to "game" the system by illegally using medical mj. ...Read more

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How much alcohol and for how long do you have to drink to get serious withdrawal symptoms?

How much alcohol and for how long do you have to drink to get serious withdrawal symptoms?

Varies: Everyone is different in how they react to alcohol and when withdrawal comes. It depends on the liver, on how much crosses the brain barrier, and a number of other factors-- so not a really easy answer. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a concussion and want to know if it is okay to drink?

What to do if I have a concussion and want to know if it is okay to drink?

Moderation: After a concussion you need to rest, both physically and mentally, until symptoms resolve. after symptoms resolve, you can drink but be moderate in intake. If you begin drinking too son yoiu may cause an increase in your symptoms. ...Read more

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How many time should a healthy adult, who drinks a lot of water go to the toilet. When do you know for sure its constipation and you need medication?

How many time should a healthy adult, who drinks a lot of water go to the toilet. When do you know for sure its constipation and you need medication?

Hard difficult BM: Constipation is a hard, difficult, painful bowel movement. Drinking a lot of water helps but so would more fiber in your diet. The frequency of the bowel movement is not as important as the consistency and pain associated with the bowel movement. A easily passed bm every three days would not be considered constipation by most mds. ...Read more

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Why do you have to drink sooo much water in order to lose weight?

Why do you have to drink sooo much water in order to lose weight?

Hydration is VIP: It takes more water to burn fat than it does to burn protein or carb. If your body is even slightly dehydrated you will derail fat burning and burn the other "fuels" instead. Most of us are slightly dehydrated anyway so it seem to take a lot of water - some to get you adequately hydrated and then more to burn fat. ...Read more

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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsion = violent, involuntary contraction(s) of the muscles which may occur due ...Read more