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Red Wine Gives Me Diarrhea
Drinking red wine and mixing it with red bull . Is this dangerous? My sister drinks 5 or 6 glasses a day. Will this cause diarrahea?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Red wine : Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) and protecting against artery damage. ...Read more
Allergy: Sounds like you could have an allergy. Try avoiding red wine. ...Read more
Red wine is giving me chest pains and joint pain - is this normal for red wine? I have stopped drinking it for a couple of weeks and the pain is gone
Amount?: The proof that it is red wine that causes your symptoms does not come by stopping it and observing that the symptoms are gone. (they would likely resolve anyway). It is stronger evidence if you restart red wine and see immediate return. The amount that you are drinking may also be a factor. ...Read more
Antioxidants: Red wine ( a little better that other wines) has the antioxidants (flavonoids and resveratrol) from the grape and the positive effects of alcohol in small amounts. No more of two cups a day for males and one for women and no more than five times a week helps to prevent hear attacks. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/2/e10.full. ...Read more
Has antioxidants: There is evidence that those who have about 1 drink of alcohol a day have better health than those who don't drink at all or who drink larger amounts, with lower risk of heart disease, cancer & alzheimer's. Red wine may be the healthiest choice because it contains proanthocyanidans, which are antioxidant flavonoids. See http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/2011/10/19/red-wine-health_n_1018934.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sulfite allergy : Wine does contain sulfites, and you could have developed an allergy to them. This is most likely true if you already have a known sulfa allergy. Or, you could have passed out and/or fell asleep with your head tilted lower than your feet and more blood drained to your face overnight..... ...Read more
Actually none. 4 oz.: wine (maximum) per day correlate with ?ed cardiovascular disease in "observational" studies which have been done in France, less so Italy. However these are not the standard of evidence: prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trials. Observational studies in other countries have not shown same benefit. All alcoholic beverages are fermented carbohydrates (i.e. sugars). ...Read more
None: Alcohol is a poison and never did anybody any good, ever. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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