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Instant Headache When Drinking Alcohol
Drinking and diarrhea: Diarrhea can be caused ethanol ingestion.Consumption of alcohol affects the body's capability to absorb water - after a heavy drinking session. The alcohol is absorbed in the intestines -the intestinal cells absorb it, the toxicity causes these cells to lose their ability to absorb water. This leads to an outpouring of fluid from the intestinal lining. Suggest to cut down. ...Read more
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
Any idea why get headache after 1 sip of coffee (hot or cold, black) decaf ok and tea and soda ok?
Caffeine: Caffeine one of the active ingredients in coffee and can be used to treat some headaches like migraines and can cause headaches especially if you regularly drink coffee and then stop. One sip would not typically cause headaches. In addition if you have no problem with tea, chocolate and caffeinated beverages it is unlikely to be related to caffeine. Perhaps it is the brand or some additive? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get occasional headaches from dehydration. As I rehydrate it goes away. Don't drink alcohol, do drink water all day, normal blood pressure. Food?
How to avoid vomiting when drunk? I'm drunk now and feel nausea how can I avoid vomiting and stop nausea? I stopped drinking 30 minutes ago
Am confused: your profile says "does not drink alcohol" but you are drunk now and routinely have vomiting when you are drunk?? You are on an antidepressant, when alcohol both causes and increases depression, and your stomach and brain are giving you a message that this stuff is toxic to you. And you are clearly not getting the message. You need to markedly cut down, if not stop your drinking. Get help. ...Read more
After I drink or eat something with sugar (soda, cookies, etc) about 15 -30 mins later I get fatigue, headache, hearth palps, and no energy.
Don't eat sugar: You're describing reactive hypoglycemia - Sugar is a causes an abrupt oupouring Insulin that causes you blood sugar to drop precipitously, causing your symptoms, that gradually corrects over the next couple of hours. A 5 hour glucose tolerance test can prove it. Eat high protein, low sugar meals to avoid it. Have an egg, not a donut! ...Read more
Why?: I am unsure why this would be your thought, can you clarify please? ...Read more
Sudden onset of cold sweat, weak, hot, shaking hands, fast breath, intense craving for sugar candy or orange juice. Stop after eating candy.....?
Blood sugar?: Sounds like one of a few things - anxiety or dehydration ( which were cured by time) or hypoglycemia (which was cured by the sugar). There are a few other less likely things down the list. You should eat, sleep and exercise regularly. If this is recurrent or you actually lose consciousness as a result of one of these episodes you might want to see someone. ...Read more
When i drink alcohol i shake really bad and throw up and i cannot sleep. Is this a type of alcohol alcohol poisoning?
Intolerance: Several possibilities, including quantity of ingestion. Sounds like you experience stomach reaction to drinking alcohol and you likely have very low tolerance, which suggests avoidance of drinking would be quite stabilizing. Obviously, if you consume excessive amounts, you could approach acute alcohol toxicity, and "poisoning". Sounds like you are having complex issues. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
One episode of bad chest pain/pressure at night. Daily nausea & vomiting. Thirst/no appetite. Feel better in am after sugar. I drink alcohol daily. ER
ER-now: YES! Your symptoms are frankly dangerous and should not be diagnosed online. Go to the ER$-NOW! ...Read more
Marijuana addiction brings, hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, poor eating when sober, won't eat all day. Only 18?
See your doctor: If marijuana has taken over your life, and is causing many serious symptoms and problems, and yet you are continuing to use it, then you have a problem and need help. If you are unable to cut back or stop on your own, help is available. Your primary care doctor can give you advice about resources available in your area. For some younger people, AA/NA or Alateen may be helpful, others need more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: alcohol use, caffeinated drinks (coffee, tea, soda, etc.), psychological stress) . The following ...
Yes: there are no interactions. In general, you are better off using smaller amounts of sugar than using aspartame or sucralose, which actually metabolically may be just as bad as sugar in higher doses. Plant-derived sweeteners like Truvia (Stevia) may be safer, but many low-calorie and low-fat foods have additives that may not be good for us either. Keep alcohol to 1-2 standard drinks/day. ...Read more
Could taking to much ibuprofen without eating (800mg everyday after school before softball)cause lightheadedness dizziness fainting and vomiting?
Got sleepy and nauseated after drinking instant three-in-one coffee (the one complete with sugar and cream.)is this food poisoning?Food contamination?
Sleepy. : Usually not poisoning. Large amount liquid drinking, especially hot liquid with high protein and sugar inside, might trigger your gastric congestion, more blood mobilized to digest and absorb the liquid or food. That might induce your brain relatively decrease blood supplement and cause you sleepy. No need worry, in most cases that is normal ...Read more
Depends: Safe alcohol limits in men are fewer than 15 drinks per week, and in women (and men over 60) 7 drinks per week. If you are having one glass of wine, or one shot of distilled spirits each night, you are within those limits. If you are having 2 or more, you are exposing your body/brain to some risk. If you have 4 or more drinks on one occasion, you are at high risk of alcohol abuse. ...Read more
No Ice For You!!: Take the tequila out of those margaritas and you'll do fine.Or,rum out of those daiquiris?Short of that,or maybe quinine in tonic or a host of other ingredients you may be sensitive to-let's assume it happens just with ice water(and it's not from the Ganges),then you may be having what's called a"vagal"response from the back of your throat.It's a nerve that, when pissed off,can make life miserable ...Read more
Can not drinking enough water, too much coffee and caffeine and a day full of drinking alcohol cause explosive watery diarrhea, more than 4 times/hr
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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