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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Can i drink alcohol after a splenectomy?

Can i drink alcohol after a splenectomy?

Yes: You may drink alcohol as long as you are no longer taking pain medications. The spleen plays no role in alcohol metabolism. ...Read more

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Splenectomy pt allowed to drink alcohol?

Yes.: As long as you don't have other medical contraindications, and you have fully recovered from surgery, which can take several weeks depending on the technique used. Remember, never mix alcohol with narcotics or sedatives, don't drink in excess, don't drive after drinking even small amounts of alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while taking L-tyrosine?

Can you drink alcohol while taking L-tyrosine?

I do every thanksgiv: L tyrosine is a normal amino acid found in meat. There is no more interaction between it an alcohol than meat and alcohol. ...Read more

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What happens if you never drink alcohol in your life time?

Etoh: You won't ever suffer an alcohol induced hangover. You won't black out or pass out from alcohol use. You won't be arrested for an alcohol related dui. Oh, look at all the things you will miss out on if you don't drink. In all seriousness, life without alcohol may be much simpler (in a good way). ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol on Vyvans?

Can I drink alcohol on Vyvans?

Hmmmm: A modest amount at the end of the day when Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is used early shouldn't be an issue. However, the alcohol will negate the benefits of the Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol twicw a week?

Can i drink alcohol twicw a week?

Depends how much: 1 glass of wine for women, 2 glasses for men is acceptable. And may even have health benefits. 1-2 glasses of hard liquor daily is a different story. Pregnant women should not be drinking at all. As in many things in life, moderation and common sense are the key. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol with nyquil?

Alcohol and NyQuil: Nyquil has alcohol so the effect would be additive. I probably would avoid using nyquil when i was drinking. Be safe. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol every night?

Is it ok to drink alcohol every night?

It depends : This depends on how much alcohol, the type & your genetics. Evidence suggests that 1-2 drinks a nite may protect against heart disease, but it increases cancer risk. Red wine is the healthiest form. I think it would be wise to average 1 per nite & take a couple nites a week off. See http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/alcohol-full-story/ & http://www.Denverpost.Com/recommended/ci_22598999. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Krook
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Splenectomy (Definition)

Spleen removal (splenectomy) is surgery to remove a diseased or damaged spleen. This organ is in the upper part of your belly, on the left side. It helps your body fight germs and infections. It also ...Read more