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If I Stopped Drinking Alcohol Will My Heart Get Better
After drinking alcohol i wake up the day after with a dull feeling around my heart. Every so often ill get a shock in the same place.What is it?
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
I get heart flutters everyday, they seem worse while drinking alcohol. Is this dangerous? Can drinking on occasion cause me a heart attack?
Tachycardia from drinking alcohol. I am hydrated, and I have taken propranolol/xanax, but cannot get my heart rate below 95 while resting? Now what?
Had about 3 drinks last night. Heart was beating faster than normal. Still doing it today. Is this normal after drinking alcohol?
No: How fast???? Also thumping forcefully in chest? Feel discomfort or labored breathing? Any meds? Possibly some contaminant was slipped into a drink. Possibly overactive thyroid. Possible intrinsic heart rhythm such as WPW, SVT, etc. Have you taken a dose of caffeine, herb, cold remedy, weight loss pill, etc. See a DR TODAY. ...Read more
IT HAS LIKELY: Dehydrated you or your heart's electrical conduction system is sensitive. Either way, cut down on booze and extra hydrate please. ...Read more
EtOH is a depressant: The brain monitors&adjusts heart muscle rate & strength of contraction 20-30 times/second. After alcohol, many people express feeling they keep hidden/controlled while sober. Brain control (thus also heart function) is highly influenced by feelings to include our history/memory/complex-associations. For some, alcohol greatly increases cardiac arrhythmia; Docs can't see causes; only end behaviors. ...Read more
Possibly: What kind of alcohol? Wine, beer, spirits? How much alcohol? Are you taking any medications? Any health issues? Tannins in wine can cause heart rate changes. Bing drinking does adversely affect the heart. Too much alcohol can cause heart muscle disease. Discuss your drinking habits with your doctor to determine if any additional evaluations are necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have a deadly arhytmia while drinking alcohol (6 beers) for someone without heart problem?
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