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Does eating a large meal during drinking help slow the process of alcohol and clear your body of it faster?

Does eating a large meal during drinking help slow  the process of alcohol and clear your body of it faster?

Yes and no: yes, it does slow the process of alcohol absorption, but it does nothing to increase its clearance. Safe alcohol consumption in women is no more than 7 standard drinks per week, averaging no more than 1 per day, and never more than 3 drinks on any one occasion. While eating slows the absorption, you will reach the same alcohol level depending on how much you drink. It's NOT safer. ...Read more

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What is ultimately worse in effect, excessive teenage drinking or use of marijuana?

What is ultimately worse in effect, excessive teenage drinking or use of marijuana?

Both are bad: Both are bad for a teen's health, psychologic developement and are illegal in the United States. Both drugs are associated with various health problems that they can cause or make worse. ...Read more

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How severely is alcohol and smoking related to panic attacks? And how much quantity of alcohol is moderate as in 40 vol of rum? Thank you.

How severely is alcohol and smoking related to panic attacks? And how much quantity of alcohol is moderate as in 40 vol of rum? Thank you.

Anxiety smoke & drin: Generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder were associated with increased likelihood of nondependent cigarette use (goodwin et al am j addict, vol. 21(5) pp. 416-23) panic disorder and social anxiety disorder most frequently co exist with alcohol abuse or they trigger alcohol( bouzyk-szutkiewicz et al 2012) alcohol and nicotine combine predict the onset of panic disorder (chou et al 2011). ...Read more

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I'm on prednisolone 10 mg down from 40 to control crohns. Is there anything that can helpe counteract the excessive sweating during sleep and day?

I'm on prednisolone 10 mg down from 40 to control crohns. Is there anything that can helpe counteract the excessive sweating during sleep and day?

No: This will go away with tapering of prednisone. It also usually improves with time. The best way to treat this is to begin long term treatment for Crohns which will avoid the need for prednisone. Sorry I don't have a better option for you ...Read more

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What can cause your rate of metabolism to increase without exercising?

What can cause your rate of metabolism to increase without exercising?

Eating food that-: -has very hot peppers as an ingredient. Not just halopenias , but HOT like goast or habenaro or other hot peppers. Won't make you loose much weight, but do help in a couple ways. 1 is you can't eat a lot due to the heat, but the calories you intake can be metabolized by about up to 20%. Takes a long time to be able to tolerate hot food. ...Read more

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What kind of drinks or food can fix what alcohol caused in the next day after drinking ??

What kind of drinks or food can fix what alcohol caused in the next day after drinking ??

Fluids : The best treatment for a hangover is prevention! Don't drink to excess and you won't have this issue. Make up your mind ahead of time to limit yourself to 2-3 drinks, and to eat with the alcohol, this slows its absorption. Be sure not to drive after drinking. If you do get a hangover, lots of fluids, a vitamin B supplement and Ibuprofen are good for relief. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes dizziness, hands to shake, and reflexes to slow with any amount of caffeine?

What causes dizziness, hands to shake, and reflexes to slow with any amount of caffeine?

Individual sensitivi: The only answer this would be the you have individual sensitivity or susceptibility to this caused by the caffeine. It is well-known that caffeine worsens hand tremors. In addition, it would generally increase reflexes. However, when it comes to chemicals in the brain, no two people are alike. This is also why you would have dizziness when other people don't. ...Read more

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Can a decrease of fast food consumption cause constipation?

Can a decrease of fast food consumption cause constipation?

Yes: If your definition of constipation is infrequent stools then the less one eats the less frequent one's bowel movements. If you eat more or put in mort you will get more out. ...Read more

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Can eating an excess of "fatty" foods over long periods of time cause severe depression?

Can eating an excess of "fatty" foods over long periods of time cause severe depression?

It can: A diet which is mainly made up of fatty foods can cause depression. Fatty foods are usually not very nutrient rich compared to a healthy diet. A nutrient deficiency in vitamin b and omega 3 can cause depression. Depending on the type of foods that you are eating, they can also offset your blood sugar which can cause depression or mood fluctuations. ...Read more

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What kind of damage can a high heart rate cause and how fast can damage start to occur?

What kind of damage can a high heart rate cause and how fast can damage start to occur?

Depends: Temporary tachycardia ( hr > 110 bpm) is not dangerous; however if tachycardia persists for over 1-2 months one can start to develop a tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy (heart failure). ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the intake of high amounts of sugar, caffeine etc have an effect on your vaginal health?

I'm wondering can the intake of high amounts of sugar, caffeine etc have an effect on your vaginal health?

Yes : If you are taking a lot of sugar the excess can spill over and create an environment prone to yeast vaginitis. If you take too much you can gain weight and eventually may develop high blood pressure and complication. Caffeine will cause some high blood pressure and make some people have irritable bladder. Probably does not do much to the vagina. Etc is unclear. Everything in moderation. ...Read more

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What level of nicotine begins to create or aggrevate ventricular arrhythmias, and otherwise block up potassium channels? I'm assuming the amount in tomatoes is not enough, but what is the level? Nicotine helped sleep apnea and orthostatic intol.

What level of nicotine begins to create or aggrevate ventricular arrhythmias, and otherwise block up potassium channels?  I'm assuming the amount in tomatoes is not enough, but what is the level?  Nicotine helped sleep apnea and orthostatic intol.

Recommend specialist: Sounds like u trying to quit/ lower smoking but concern about arrhytmia and use of nicotine " off label" for sleep apnea relieve. You deal with complex medical conditions. Nicotine is a stimulant and hard to say which dose is " safe". Recommend to see cardiologist or " drug rehab" specialit for further assistance.,Also check with pulmonalogist for sleep apnea treatment. ...Read more

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Can drinking high quantity of caffeine cause excessive irritability, actions that resemble someone out of control, on edge, manic, hard to reason with?

Can drinking high quantity of caffeine cause excessive irritability, actions that resemble someone out of control, on edge, manic, hard to reason with?

Yes, it can happen: In large quantities, this can indeed happen. For some sensitive folk, less can do it. For very sensitive (allergic) folk, any can. If this is you, you need to consider reductions in quantity or avoiding it all together. I'd limit my intake to really great coffee in small amounts. It's your choice! good luck. ...Read more

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How does excessive drinking of alcohol contribute to heart disease?

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How does excessive drinking of alcohol contribute to heart disease?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Can taking zolpidem after consuming a large quantity of alcohol cause aggressive out of character behaviour and amnesia?

Can taking zolpidem after consuming a large quantity of alcohol cause aggressive out of character behaviour and amnesia?

Yes.: No question about this. I believe you will find the label specifically warns against drinking alcohol and taking this medication together. ...Read more

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Why would an amount as small as 50mg of caffeine cause me to feel symptoms of a caffeine overdose?

Why would an amount as small as 50mg of caffeine cause me to feel symptoms of a caffeine overdose?

Depends: 50mg of caffeine is a relatively small amount of caffeine. What symptoms are you feeling? If you are naive to caffeine it is possibly you could have symptoms such as increased heart rate and anxiety. Also, if you took a caffeine pill it is possible your body has absorbed this more quickly than usual. ...Read more