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Most Popular Types Of Alcohol Teens Drink
Sorta kinda: In low doses (1 standard drink=6 oz. 10% wine, 1 1/2 oz 40% distilled sprits=12 oz 6% beer) - 2 drinks/day for men, 1 drink/day for women and older men, and no more than 4 drinks on one occasion, alcohol may have a beneficial effect on raising the "good" cholesterol hdl. Red wines, with resveratrol, may have a slight edge, but so does red grape juice. Above that amount, it does more harm than good. ...Read more
Distilled: Gin, whiskey, etc are not harmful on occasional use. The most beneficial is wine. ...Read more
None: Irrespective of your blood group, you would be better of abstaining. If you must drink, limit to no more one drink a day. ...Read more
None really: Alcohol is a direct irritant of the esophagus (the connection from mouth to stomach) and the stomach. If you already have reflux disease, then any alcohol will cause worse problems. Reflux can be treated by eating smaller amounts more often, being cautious about things that cause irritation, not eating/drinking before sleep, and propping the head of the bed up. Good luck! ...Read more
I am almost 21 and I have type 1 diabetes i'm curious. Is it ok to drink a drink or two that have low alcohol percentage?
I have type 2 diabeties, i take metformin 500mgs, i test positive for alcohol speraticly, i don't drink at all, someone please help explain.
Ketones: If your diabetes is not well controlled you may be getting to a ketoacidosis state. Ketones can smell like and confuse older ways of testing for alcohol. New blood and urine tests for ethanol would or should not mistake this. I would approach who ever is providing you testing with a question about ketoacidosis. Or use this experience to get into much better diabetes control. ...Read more
After I take one drink of any type of alcohol I get pain in the back of my neck. Is this as allergy to alcohol or could it be something else?
Have it checked out.: Have it checked out. Neck pain with alcohol consumption raises one potential concern which would be a certain type of lymphoma (usually one that responds very well to treatment). That being said, this is really very rare, but regardless would recommend you see your doctor about it. ...Read more
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