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I drink once a week with friends, sharing a bottle of wine. Am I okay?

I drink once a week with friends, sharing a bottle of wine.  Am I okay?

Probably unless?: Believe it or not problems with alcohol are not always defined by amount drank, but instead by what happens to you when you do drink. Do you engage in risky behavior, does it create conflict with others? I'm streching of course because i would suspect this would only be about 2 drinks max, right? Doing that once a week is likely ok for people with out drinking problems, or serious medical issues. ...Read more

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Drank about a bottle of wine a day for 1 or 2 years. A month ago, i cut back to 1-2 glasses a week- and i feel ok. Should worry of withdrawals now?

Drank about a bottle of wine a day for 1 or 2 years. A month ago, i cut back to 1-2 glasses a week- and i feel ok. Should worry of withdrawals now?

Don't worry.: Good for you for backing off. That was way too much. Some people say that 1-2 glasses of wine a day for women is still too high for safety. Consider less, You will have no withdrawal symptoms this late. ...Read more

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How much weight would you gain if you were to start consuming 2 bottles of wine a week?

How much weight would you gain if you were to start consuming 2 bottles of wine a week?

Not healthy: Weight gain is much more complex than intake of wine by the bottle. Evidence exists that a glass per day is potentially helpful to your health, but none that says higher intake is good. Weight gain is more related to type of foods (protein, carbs, fat) and the type of physical activity you do. ...Read more

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Does drinking 3 bottles of wine a week really affect fertility?

Does drinking 3 bottles of wine a week really  affect fertility?

Yes: Alcohol can affect fertility in men. It is best to minimize alcohol to 3-4 drinks (1 drink is equivalent to one beer, one glass of wine, ...Etc.) weekly or less. In women, alcohol can also have a negative effect as it can damage an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. I've quite worried about getting delirium termens after drinking heavily and constantly for a week. Approximately 2 bottles of wine daily as we?

Hi Dr. I've quite worried about getting delirium termens after drinking heavily and constantly for a week. Approximately 2 bottles of wine daily as we?

Alcohol Intoxication: I understand your distress. Your Health is PRECIOUS! Continuous intake of 2 bottles of wine daily has likely caused decreased awareness, decreased ability to focus, effect on orientation to time and place, effect on memory, altered perceptions, and lack of control on emotions, balance and coordination. It is possible to have Delirium or Withdrawal Delirium. Go to ER for Diagnosis and Treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure fatty leaver. Is ine bottle of red wine in a week is harmful?

NAFLD: Fatty liver (nafld) is common finding on abdominal ultrasound in those who are overweight or obese. Best way to cure it is to lose central adiposity. That means exercise & nutrition. Men can typically have 2 drinks/d while women are allowed just 1/d. However, you're not supposed to drink more to make up for days you didn't imbibe. For now, best to avoid alcohol while you get rid of fatty liver. ...Read more

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I have been a casual alcohol drinker for years(about 2 to 5 bottles per week) but recently whenever I take beer ( not wine), I feel nausea ?

I have been a casual alcohol drinker for years(about 2 to 5 bottles per week) but recently whenever I take beer ( not wine), I feel nausea ?

Nausea: The nausea may be related to stomach lining damage, or gastritis. Some people are more sensitive to the alcohol related damage than others. Stopping the use of alcohol may reverse the process. But ulcers and gastritis from other foods, nicotine, stress is also possible. See your doctor for testing and medication if the nausea continues. ...Read more

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I gym 5 days a week and have a healthy diet.I drink alcohol once a week when out with friends, usually a few bottles of wine.Will this affect my weight?

I gym 5 days a week and have a healthy diet.I drink alcohol once a week when out with friends, usually a few bottles of wine.Will this affect my weight?

of course!: Alcohol is a hidden weight gain nightmare.! when we drink, we tend to eat things that are not so healthy! try to have 1-2 glasses a wine when you are out and limit what you eat when you are out drinking! ...Read more

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Hi I took 1mg of clonazopam about 24 hours ago, and now I just drank a bottle of wine. I am 285 pounds. will I be okay?

Hi I took 1mg of clonazopam about 24 hours ago, and now I just drank a bottle of wine. I am 285 pounds. will I be okay?

Probably okay: There is enough of a time difference where there should not be much interaction as maximum blood concentration is achieved in up to four hours although elimination half-lfe is two days. I am concerned regarding the consumption of a full bottle of wine and if that is a regular occurrence you should have your liver checked as clonazepam should be used in those with liver disease. ...Read more