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How much red wine is necessary to drink to lower eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

How much red wine is necessary to drink to lower eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

None: Red wine has not been shown to reduce eye pressure. No dietary regimens reduce pressure sufficiently to be effective. You would be much better off using medication and any other treatment recommended by your eye doctor than to risk permanent vision loss with unproven treatments. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known ...Read more


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Please help, how much red wine is necessary to drink for lowering eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

Please help, how much red wine is necessary to drink for lowering eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

Not a treatment: There are no conclusive studies that show drinking red wine lowers intraocular pressure or helps glaucoma. There are some studies that suggest drinking red wine may lower a person's risk for macular degeneration. ...Read more

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How much red wine should I dring to lower eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

How much red wine should I dring to lower eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

Difficult to say: Alcohol can lower iop by 1 or 2 mmhg. Red wine may have vasoprotective effects (more prominent cardiac when in moderation). No specific study correlating how much red wine to drink to lower eye pressure. ...Read more

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Why do my cheeks get red and hot, and my eyes burn, when I drink red wine? This never use to happen to me. Barely started happening recently.

Why do my cheeks get red and hot, and my eyes burn, when I drink red wine? This never use to happen to me. Barely started happening recently.

Rosacea?: You may be developing rosacea, a skin disease of unknown cause. It affects about 16 million people and often affects middle aged females of fair complexion. Many triggering factors are known including red wine. I recommend the website, www.rosacea.org, which is a national organization devoted exclusively to people affected with rosacea. Also, a dermatologist is an excellent physcian to evaluate. ...Read more

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Does 1 glass of red wine (250 ml, 14.5% alcohol) taken everyday causes liver damage in a young healthy individual? I drink lots of water.

Does 1 glass of red wine (250 ml, 14.5% alcohol)  taken everyday causes liver damage in a young healthy individual? I drink lots of water.

Seems ok: Red wine in moderate amounts like a glass a day is tolerated by one with normal liver function. If you're really concerned have your physician order a battery of liver function tests. You are averaging 3 glasses a day. ...Read more

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If you drink a lot of red wine and vomit black what causes this?

If you drink a lot of red wine and vomit black what causes this?

Wine and emesis: You need to see your internist and have GI testing done as the symptoms may be serious. ...Read more

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Can drinking red wine cause you to have black tarry stools?

Can drinking red wine cause you to have black tarry stools?

No, test stool: Black tarry stool or melena is typically associated with blood from a proximal GI source. Ulcers in the stomach and vascular lesions can be types of causes. Wine itself and the pigment of the red grape do not change the color of the stool. Beets and other pigmented foods do alter the color. You should be tested for blood in the stool and possible anemia. ...Read more

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Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?

Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?

Perhaps: depends on individual and other factors. 8 ounces daily is somewhat "generous" re: health benefits of wine. ...Read more

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Is it ok if i drink red wine ? Will it cause any adverse effect on body ?

Is it ok if i drink red wine ? Will it cause any  adverse effect on body ?

Alcohol: There is not enough information in your question to provide a medical answer. Drinking moderately is not though to be dangerous to one's health as long as there is no underlying addiction or liver disease. Too much can lead to severe health consequences. ...Read more