Doctor insights on: Non alcohol related blackouts

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How should one minimize alcohol related blackouts?

How should one minimize alcohol related blackouts?

Alcohol blackouts: Get help to stop drinking alcohol. Blackouts from drinking alcohol are dangerous and a sign of alcohol abuse. Talk to your pcp, consider going to an AA meeting. See: http://www. Helpguide. Org/articles/addiction/alcoholism-and-alcohol-abuse. Htm Be safe. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Blackouts (Definition)

These can be thought of as having no memory or what happened during a specific period of time. As an example, patients can drink enough alcohol to experience blackouts, i.e., they have no idea what they did, where they were, or who they were with while ...Read more


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Wat can cause a blackout, no drugs or alcohol were being used?

Wat can cause a blackout, no drugs or alcohol were being used?

Go to the Doctor: If that is the case you need to see your doctor this week. Please sign off of the application and get in to the family clinic to see your physician. ...Read more

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After years of drinking, is it more common to experiencing alcohol blackouts?

No.: Anyone with "alcoholic blackouts" especially recurrent in the setting of years of drinking needs evaluation by physician. ...Read more

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What causes blackout after drinking alcohol?

What causes blackout after drinking alcohol?

It's theorized that: Alcohol consumption impairs the transmission of neurotransmitters in the hippocampus of the brain especially gaba/ gamma amino-butyric acid and n methyl d aspartate, thus causing the black out. Bottoms up! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/blackout_ (alcohol-related_amnesia). ...Read more

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Can you have blackouts of memory without? It being caused by alcohol or any concussion?

Can you have blackouts of memory without? It being caused by alcohol or any concussion?

Yes: Amnesia may be caused by seizures, tumors, psychiatric issues, stroke and by transient global amnesia - a curious phenomenon with loss of memory and repetitive questioning which usually disappears completely after a brief while. ...Read more

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Blackouts: alcohol induced low glucose (never before did this) - does it cause permanent damage? Should I be seen?

Blackouts: alcohol induced low glucose (never before did this) - does it cause permanent damage? Should I be seen?

See your doc: Any alcohol related blackout should be taken seriously. Whether or not you are diabetic, if you are blacking out you are having a problem with drinking. While any damage from one incident is not likely to be great, the long term of effects of drinking and blacking out are serious and progressive both physically and psychologically. You probably should not be drinking. ...Read more

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What if someone is driving and blackout with no alcohol or drugs present?

What if someone is driving and blackout with no alcohol or drugs present?

Below: The problem of blackouts without alcohol or drugs induced is quite long.
It is important to see your DR and have an accurate DX made.

For example: low blood sugar, seizures, etc. ...Read more

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Possible for stress to cause blackouts while drinking alcohol?

Possible for stress to cause blackouts while drinking alcohol?

Mutual support helps: Keep it simple: consider attending a meeting of alcoholics anonymous. The alcohol is what causes the blackouts, not the stress. ...Read more

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What happens to my body when I experience an alcohol induced blackout? This experience, while frequent, only occurs from spirit. Not beer/wine. Why?

What happens to my body when I experience an alcohol induced blackout? This experience, while frequent, only occurs from spirit. Not beer/wine. Why?

Beer blackouts: Beer and wine have lower percentage of alcohol compared to spirits like vodka etc.
Question you need to ask yourself is "am I an alcoholic and what should I do about it" get help. Google aa. ...Read more

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Does drinking on anti-depressants lead to less inhibitions and blackouts than just drinking alcohol when not on medicine?

Does drinking on anti-depressants lead to less inhibitions and blackouts than just drinking alcohol when not on medicine?

More risky: Alcohol can have serious interactions with antidepressants because of combined effects on your central nervous system. Always check with your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking an antidepressant. If you're having blackouts, see your pcp without delay to be checked. Be safe! ...Read more

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Are there any studies that link Lexapro (escitalopram) and alcohol use to blackouts? I see a lot of people reporting that side affect

Yes: Alcohol alone can cause blackouts. Combining it with a variety of medications that also act on the brain intensifies the effect. Check for interactions on Drugs. Com or some related web site. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent alcohol blackouts? I used to be able to drink a lot and now I don't even feel drunk anymore without blacking out

Is there any way to prevent alcohol blackouts? I used to be able to drink a lot and now I don't even feel drunk anymore without blacking out

Yes there is.: DON'T DRINK to excess!!!!! Blackouts are an indication that you are drinking more than is healthy, and if you cannot moderate your drinking, it is an even greater indication that you have developed an alcohol use disorder, aka alcoholism. Blackouts are associated with the possibility of later permanent damage to your memory, as well as increasing the chance of accidents&unwanted sexual activity. ...Read more

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How are seizure and alcohol related?

Many ways!: Alcohol brings down the threshold of nerve cells and make them more likely to fire off (RUM FITS) Sudden withdrawal can cause a seizure and then there are situations when prolonged use is related to cerebral atrophy, certain vitamin deficiencies or vascular events that in turn can cause seizures ...Read more

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Hi can you tell me about alcohol related liver problems and its cure?

Hi can you tell me about alcohol related liver problems and its cure?

Hepatitis: Alcoholic hepatitis is hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) due to excessive intake of alcohol. It is usually found in association with hepatosteatosis, an early stage of alcoholic liver disease, and may contribute to the progression of fibrosis, leading to cirrhosis. Mild cases are self-limiting, but severe cases have a high risk of death, and need to be followed closely by liver specialist. ...Read more