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Is The Alcohol In Beer Toxic To Humans
Does alcohol (2-3 beers) interrupt with protein absorption or inhibit muscle growth in any way? I weightlift 5 times.
Yes: Alcohol can be toxic to muscles, poisoning the mitochondria, which are the little energy factories in our cells. The overwhelming majority of athletic trainers strongly recommend either complete abstinence during training, or at most a very occasional drink. 2-3 beers per day represents unsafe drinking in men, and may impair your ability to add muscle and strength. ...Read more
22 years old, social drinker for years, suddenly I cannot metabolize alcohol- sick with flu like symptoms within hours after beer wine or liqor?
You'reNowACheapDate: Well, technically, if you couldn't "metabolize" alcohol and you didn't overdo it, you'd be able to decrease your budget for drinks because the alcohol would last longer in your system. What this sounds like is what happens with Antabuse or some other drugs that cause a buildup of toxic metabolytes that make you ill, so I suggest you see a doctor in person to make sure your liver is OK. ...Read more
I recently ate chili that had beer and bourbon in it and breastfeeding. I just learned that the alcohol doesnt cook out. What harm have i done? j
Good question: Alcohol passes into the breast milk and there is no safe level of exposure to babies pre/post birth. This is due to the effect of toxic byproducts (formaldehyde) on their growing nerve cells.That said, I doubt there was enough in the chili to begin causing any problem. I encourage mothers to steer clear of the wine or other alcohol sources in any amount until they wean.Some docs aren't as picky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had mitral valve repair done, they said they still see some leakage, not signigicant enough ..Once i revover can I drink alcohol, beer?
Cardiomyopathy: Alcohol is not likely to directly effect a repaired valve. However, heavy alcohol usage can cause alcoholic cardiomyopathy. This toxic effect injures the heart muscle, diminishes the muscle function, and dilates the heart. Dilation causes valves to leak. "echocardiogram may show enlarged heart chambers, leaking valves, and reduced pumping efficiency" http://goo.Gl/po8vcu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does alcohol free beer have any effect on AST , ALT and alkaline phosphatase, in someone with liver metastases from colon cancer on chemotherapy fuda?
Yes, yes, yes.: These are 'wasted calories'. Check the calories for the type of beer that you drink at this site: http://www.Wastedcalories.Com/beercalories.Html. ...Read more
Depends on amount,: One 12 oz can of beer has same alcohol as one 5 oz glass of wine and 1&1/2 of spirits. So six beers equal to six shots. In moderation not a problem in excess same thing as too much of other alcoholic beverages. Though calorie content is usally higher with beer, could have increase weight gain along with other complications that happen with any type of alcohol. Plenty of alcoholics just drink beer. ...Read more
Varies: It really varies with each style and brewery. Here's a great website for many types: http://www.Alcoholcontents.Com/beer/. ...Read more
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