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Liver Regeneration After Alcohol Abuse
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
Alcohol consequences: Some people are resilient and can absorb a lot withut results till late. But mental consequences are disastrous to self and family and to all your loved ones. It is deadly inherited and younger generations suffer much more than the first gen, from schizophrenia and severe mental problems along with alcoholism. Autism also is a result on kids, adhd, disabling anxiety. Treat now.
Depends on: Your ability to detoxify alcohol. Certain people have inefficient enzymes and can get liver damage and GI cancers with even small amounts of alcohol, while others seem to be spared. Moderation, especially with alcohol, is important.
Yes: Unfortunately, unless he is followed by a gastroenterologist, he will have problems. This is usually associated with delirium, often caused by elevated ammonia levels. Make sure, also, that he is not drinking at all.
What can I do if my dad has liver disease caused by alcohol abuse, he gets better then worse is this normal?
Normal for liver dis: Normal for liver disease, dependent upon severity and compliance with treatment/prevention advice.
Can long term alcohol abuse damage your motor skills and balance? And can you recover with abstinence? 3 months sober still have symptoms liver's fine
Not enough info: This is a question you need to ask your GI specialist.
Having a history of alcohol abuse and fatty liver disease, can moxifloxacin be still used for chronic bronchitis?
Yes: It does not require dose adjustment, and should be safe.See 1 more doctor answer
I have elevated liver enzymes from alcohol abuse non I just drink non alcoholic and smoke a bit of pot after 2 mnths 1 lowered other went up why?
Numbers & Types: Liver enzymes are typically found within the cell and spill out when the liver is damaged. The actual number is typically not as important unless the increase was significant. The type of enzyme usually is. (AST/ALT) Alcohol will raise liver enzymes in the short term, but eventually return to normal if you stop consuming. Which one is still elevated?
Why does clotting and excessive bruising occur in hepatocytes (liver cells) during alcohol abuse?
Can you tell me if throughout alcohol abuse, why does clotting and excessive bruising occur when alcohol damages hepatocytes (liver cells)?
Alcohol: Affects multiple organ systems, not just the liver. To your question, though, fibrinogen and other clotting factors are produced in the liver. Alcohol interferes with their production and activity in various ways, to the effect that alchol has both a procoagulant (which would increase clotting) and anticoagulant (the opposite) effects. Whichever pathway dominates will determine the net effect.See 1 more doctor answer
I have liver disease from alcohol abuse and did quit. I started drinking beer. Now I have blood in my urine. What could be wrong?
Alot: Alcohol abuse can affect many organ systems -- especially liver, nervous system, heart, immune and gastrointestinal. Drink only in moderation if your doctor says that it is ok. Usually, one beer or glass of wine per day, or one shot of liquor. But, always check with your doctor first.See 3 more doctor answers
Seek help!: Choose a trusted friend or family member to help you. See your personal doctor for a consultation and referral to a specialist in addiction medicine. Go to an aa meeting. Many people can and want to help you. Just reach out! Don't be ashamed. You are in good company with many famous people.See 1 more doctor answer
It can: Make you more at risk for diabetes. Heavy drinking can make you less sensitive to insulin. Also heavy drinking can cause chronic pancreatitis which can cause insulin production problems. So this can add to the risk of developing diabetes. Your genetic make up plays the largest role. But drinking can help speed things upSee 2 more doctor answers
Ask them, I suppose: Denial is a common defense mechanism when people are engaging in behaviors that are clearly self-destructive. People with all forms of chemical dependency, including alcohol abuse, will engage in denial, minimalization, rationalization, intellectualization, projection and other defense postures to assure themselves that they are right and the rest of the world is wrong.
Alcohol abuse is reoccuring use of alcoholic beverages despite their negative consequences. It results in harm to one's health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. Often people who abuse alcohol fail to fulfill their responsibilities and can drink in dangerous situations such as when driving, which gets them into legal difficulties. Alcohol abuse can ...Read more
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