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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Binge Drinking

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What is binge drinking?

What is binge drinking?

Binging: Is excess drinking over short period of time, for men it is 5 or more standard drinks, and for women it is 4 or more, consumed at least once in a 2 week period. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Tosca
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Binge Drinking (Definition)

This is the patient who can go for long periods of time without touching a drop of alcohol, but will suddenly go through mass quantities of it in a ...Read more


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How can I treat my binge drinking?

Talk to your doctor: Binge drinking like any behavior has triggers of reinforcement. Your doctor can help you with medications, counseling and can refer to aa meetings etc. ...Read more

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What is definition of binge drinking?

What is definition of binge drinking?

Answer: I suspect you'll find out in rehab (if you are asking, you probably need to go.). ...Read more

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How can binge drinking affect happiness?

Depression: Alcoholism is known to cause depression and anxiety among other problems. Not much good to say about alcoholism in any form. Increases risk for high-blood pressure, certain cancers, sleep apnea, heart disease, etc. You need to get help. Reach out to someone. http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/. ...Read more

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What exactly is considered "binge drinking"?

What exactly is considered "binge drinking"?

Binge drinking: "according to the national institute on alcohol abuse & alcoholism binge drinking is defined as a pattern of alcohol consumption that brings the blood alcohol concentration (bac) level to 0.08% or more. This pattern of drinking usually corresponds to 5 or more drinks on a single occasion for men or 4 or more drinks on a single occasion for women, generally within about 2 hours." http://www.Cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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How do you personally define binge drinking?

Too many drinks: Binge drinking could look like a six pack or case of beer, a bottle of wine or a fifth of liquor in one night. There may be less conservative cut off points or more generous allowances by some clinicians although these specified in my opinion are generous. For health maintenance, i would suggest no more than 2 or 3 beers, a glass or two of wine, or one shot glass of hard liquor. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Can someone die from a night of binge drinking?

Absolutely : People do die from alcohol toxicity, it can suppress breathing, cause the heart to stop, cause aspiration, vomiting stomach contents into lungs, . . An alcohol concentration of .40% will kill 50 % of people. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone is binge drinking?

Alcoholism: Binge drinking is often one of the most difficult forms of alcohol abuse to treat. The person often doesn't crave alcohol in between episodes and there can be weeks in between but their weakness is that once they start drinking they cannot stop until he either black out or pass out in many cases. The risks are significant. Alcohol poisoning, car accidents, physical fights other activities that are not remembered the next day have landed many people in jail, some for life as a result of binge drinking.Fortunately, for those who cannot control it, there are treatment options. Medicinal treatment options include campral, daily naltrexone, and monthly injections called vivitrol.Alcohol counseling and psychotherapy and treatment of any accompanying psychiatric condition should also be undertaken.Any physical diseases occurring at the same time should also be addressed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Which is worse ---regular boozing or binge drinking?

Boozing/binging: Both are toxic, but more immediate toxicity with heavy drinking over short period (binging). ...Read more

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What can moderate to excessive binge drinking can cause?

Brain Damage: Each time you get a "buzz, " you are killing brain cells. In addition, being drunk causes impaired judgment. This can lead to many bad situations. ...Read more

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How bad is heavy binge drinking twice a week for my body?

Bad: It can be just as bad if not worse then drinking a six-pack a day. It's alcohol abuse either way. Both can lead to cirrhosis, dementia, increase risk for various cancers, increase risk for gastrointestinal bleeding, depression, high blood pressure..On and on. It's alcoholism no matter how you slice it. You should get help before it's too late. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Binge drinking?

Binge drinking: This is the patient who can go for long periods of time without touching a drop of alcohol, but will suddenly go through mass quantities of it in a short period of time. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when does binge drinking affect the health?

Always: Any thing taken in excess is the source of problem. When somebody binge drinks he /she run the risk of having legal , social , relation, financial, professional problems. As the experts advise , every thing in moderation..... ...Read more

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Why do some adolescents think excessive or binge drinking is worth the risk?

Why do some adolescents think excessive or binge drinking is worth the risk?

Binge Drinking : The thoughtful part of a teen's brain is not fully developed, combine that fact with family difficulties and peer pressure and you have a complex combination that can lead to risky behavior. Best. ...Read more

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What is the long term damage that can be caused by infrequent binge drinking?

Memory loss: The most serious medical consequences which can occur as a result of binge drinking are neurological. One can have potentially fatal seizures during the withdrawal phase. If one is not adequately nourished, the areas of the brain involved in memory formation may be damaged permanently (wernicke korsakoff syndrome). Of course there are social consequences, like relationship or legal problems, too! ...Read more

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What negative health effects can weekly binge drinking have on you from fall term?

Multiple: Binge drinking is considered alcoholism. There are many harmful consequences of excessive drinking. Liver failure is an obvious one. But it can also cause cardiac rhthym disorders (such as atrial fibrillation, a.K.A "holiday heart"). It can cause hypertension, depression, erectile dysfunction, insomnia & increases risk for certain cancers. Bottom line is alcoholism of any form is harmful. ...Read more

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What can I do if my insides hurt 2 days after a night of binge drinking. Should i be worried?

You should: I can list host of health problem you might be running in to the most common one are gastritis , pancreatitis , acute liver injury . If you were forcefully throwing up , gastric mucosal tear and the worst case scenario is esophageal tear . Hopefully you are well. ...Read more