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One To Three Alcoholic Drinks Day
Does alcohol use weaken the immune system? I am not talking about being an alcoholic but rather a casual drinker or even one drink per day.
See answer: Over time, and with other underlying medical conditions, it may make you feel run down and weaken you, but generally, a glass of wine for example, as evidenced by several European studies, may provide some cardiac benefit, and has not revealed any immune system issues. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I get violently ill the next day or two after drinking minimal alcoholic drinks. It's not like a normal hangover, because I used to get those.
Check up your liver: Ask your doctor to do a blood test to evaluate your liver function, as well as pancreatic enzymes. ...Read more
Hi. I have about 1-2 alcoholic drinks a day and I recently got sick. I stopped drinking about a day and half ago and this morning I took dayquil that?
I am at my 11th post-op day after tonsillectomy, tonight im going out with my girlfriend can i drink alcoholic breverages and which one thank you?
Waiting for 1st IVF appt due to male factor. Wedding in 2 weeks. Ok for fiancé to drink several alcoholic drinks on that day or will affect IVF chance?
You are: A drink or two not contraindicated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing none to one alcoholic drink/day and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) .
Which raises liver enzymes more, lifting weights strenuously, or drinking 2 alcoholic drinks per day? Thank you
I'm just wondering, if you're under medication, are you really not allowed to drink alcoholic drinks?
None.: Any recovered or recovering alcoholic will tell you that. Zero. Zip. Nada. If you have to ask the question, there's already something badly wrong. Even if this were possible -- why would someone who's already lost a big piece of life to the horrors of alcohol abuse ask about going back to it? ...Read more
Not usually: The common cold is characterized by a scratchy throat followed by a runny nose and possibly dull headache, chilliness or even slight fever and mild cough. I don't believe that alcohol would aggravate these symptoms. Some cough syrups contain alcohol but I'm not sure that alcohol is really that beneficial. ...Read more
Not usually: But it depends on the size of that one drink and how much alcohol it contains. A "beverage alcohol equivalent" is equal to one 12 ounce beer, 4 ounces of wine or one ounce of whiskey or hard liquor. For most people, having one drink per night isn't harmful. Some studies suggest that there is actually a benefit to one drink per night, especially red wine due to the antioxidants. Check with your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not advised: I would not recommend every drinking alcohol and taking sedating sleep medication. Together alcohol and sedative/hypnotics can magnify their effects and lead to respiratory depression, which essentially means you can go to sleep and not wake up. There have been unintentional deaths as a result. This would apply to alcohol and pain meds and benzodiazepines. ...Read more
Is it bad to drink 2-3 alcoholic drinks everynight while taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in the morning.?
Whoa!: Alcohol disrupts sleep, so does vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Sleep is essential for proper brain function. If you need vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), presumably to treat adhd, then you should consider backing down on the alcohol consumption. Alcohol is also anxiogenic and depressogenic, so is vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). If you have anxiety or depression, that's another reason to minimize alcohol intake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer