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Maximum Alcohol Consumption Without Causing Liver Damage
Varies.: It's a very individual response. Some people seem to tolerate what can be considered unsafe levels for extended periods without much damage to their livers, while others don't tolerate even moderate amounts. It's a cumulative effect. The more you drink and for the longest period, the more likely to develop liver disease. Nutrition is important too. Poor nutrition makes it more likely to develop. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I have been clean off alcohol for 1 year and 8 months and recently drink 0.0 6 pack a day. is this bad for my liver and health.drink it to avoid beer ?
Resubmit question?: Hi I think your question may have been cut off by the character limit on HealthTap. If you could please re-submit, we can answer it better. It's great that you have stopped drinking alcohol completely because heavy alcohol use will lead to liver failure, puts you at risk for cancer, and more. Here is a summary of the health risks associated with alcohol http://wb.md/1mJPQ08 Hope this helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver can I drink tonic water ? just 1 can per day I DONT DRINK ALCOHOL!!!!! NOT GIN & TONIC ONLY TONIC WATER
In moderation: Tonic water contains a little quinine. Quinine is a drug, used to treat malaria, and has some potential liver toxicity. However, the amount of quinine in most tonic water is usually quite low, although watch out for off-label tonic water. Weight loss is the best treatment for fatty liver. If tonic water in moderation is your worst "vice", you are probably ok. ...Read more
Is it okay to take a shot of Bacardi 151 (75% alcohol)? I took two and feel okay but just read it is really bad to take them because of the liver.
Bacardi: One shot now and then is OK but not two at a time. ...Read more
Can couph medecine hurt my liver? Have bad couph & juz found out liver is damaged in bloodwork.. Male 26 yrs due 2 alcohol
Can alcohol poisoning kill you? How badly can it damage you liver and kidneys if you've had it 3 times?
Too much alcohol: Too much alcohol can kill you in many ways, such as it can put you in a coma and acidosis, you can fall and hit your head, you can get into an accident driving and you can hurt others in accident or even emotionally. The risk of liver and later kidney disease if from prolonged intake of alcohol and constant damage to the tissues. ...Read more
Will drinking alcohol decrease the effectiveness of clarithromycin? And would it be bad for your liver?
Can a bad case of babesiosis still leave liver damage after 20 years and can alcohol make it worse at this point?
I have alcohol induced cirrhosis of the liver, I have recently started taking l- arginine akg 5gram is this bad for my condition?
Not an issue for: Self-treatment. Cirrhosis is a serious illness and not an issue for self treatment. Please follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more
Witch is less stressful on the liver alcohol or sustanon 250 just a straight question I need not that they both bad my doctors say sus dose nt r BP?
My liver enzyme is triple the account. Is that considered bad? What future health consequences will it bring? I don't smoke and don't drink alcohol.
Repeat in 2-4 weeks: An isolated mild elevation of liver enzymes, I assume transaminases you are referring to, may have no relevance. Common culprits are drugs, prescribed or OTC, supplements and alcohol. Comorbidities, such as diabetes, hypothyroidism or obesity may also cause a mild increase in liver enzymes. Would recommend repeating your liver enzymes in few weeks in trying to understand if there is any dynamics. ...Read more
My right side hurts just below my rib after drinking alcohol. Not bad, just like a sour stomach only on the wrong side. My liver numbers are good.?
Get checked out: Pain is the way your body lets you know there is a problem. The relationship to your drinking is no accident. This could be anything from an ulcer, to a problem with your gall bladder or pancreas. You need a physical exam from your primary care physician as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Only a small proportion, about 20% of chronic drinkers get cirrhosis. The amount of alcohol needed to start the process towards cirrhosis varies with the genetic makeup of the person and other issues, such as chronic viral hepatitis, state of nutrition etc. I would urge you to not take more than one drink a day. ...Read more
Which is harder on the liver, alcohol or kava? Assuming the amounts for their relaxation effects are set. For eg 1.5 oz alcohol, 8oz kava
In the absence of : Comparative studies, there is no way to answer this question. They can both be toxic to the liver, but a comparison is impossible. Theoretically, in a healthy person with a healthy liver one would not expect any significant damage from either one. Then there are those with alcohol or kava intolerance where it is a different story altogether. Best wishes. ...Read more
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