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What Effect Does Alcohol Have On Balance And Equilibrium
Can long term alcohol abuse damage your motor skills and balance? And can you recover with abstinence? 3 months sober still have symptoms liver's fine
What is the best way to restore chemical balance in brain from marijuana and alcohol use? Any vitamins or anything to take?
Seek real love: Health does not come out of a pill bottle, even "vitamins". You need something in your life to give you joy and beauty and meaning so you won't want to scramble your brain any more with that stuff. For most of us, this is found in love of a person, a community, a good cause, or perhaps something spiritual. Be the best person you can be in the hopes of finding the realm item. ...Read more
On balance, is a moderate amount of alcohol good for you? It is both a risk for breast cancer in women and beneficial for heart disease...
Probably: Each person needs to make his/her own decisions about that. Most things in moderation are ok (exceptions: tobacco, street drugs, etc.) I would not drink alcohol specifically for the health reasons, but I seen no reason for the average person to avoid moderate amounts of alcohol if you already drink. ...Read more
Tremor, loss of balance and weakness in legs - which improve only when taking a benzodiazepine or drinking alcohol - only two things that help?
Two things: Two things come to mind. In general they are less firm, and you cannot remember them either. ...Read more
Likely pushes it up:
RTDs (ready to drink) such a bourbon & cola, vodka & lemonade are extremely high in sugar and will raise your blood sugar levels dramatically. Cider is also considered high in glucose.
Wine and beer cause less of a spike in sugar levels but still contain a lot of calories.
Alcohol in excess will prevent diabetic medications from working so will make blood glucose go up.
http://www. Alcohol. Org. Nz ...Read more
Cutting down is hard: For someone with alcohol dependence or alcoholism cutting down is likely harder than stopping completely and usually does not work well. People without drinking problems rarely would ever even think they need to cut down. Sometimes they may be able, but most recovering alcoholics will tell you they tried again and again and could not succeed, the craving was to strong after the first drink. ...Read more
If someone drinks alcohol short-term health effects, can be hangover, slurred speech,
drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach
and headaches. High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases. Long term effects include liver disease, nerve damage,
sexual problems, permanent damage to the brain. Unintentional injuries car crash, falls, burns, drowning ...Read more
No it isn't: A beer, glass of wine or a single alcoholic cocktail isn't bad provided it does not make you intoxicated. In fact, red wine contains anti-oxidents which may be extremely healthy. However any, even a little alcohol is bad for an alcoholic because they can not control or limit themselves to just consuming "only a little". ...Read more
Help for Alcohol:
I commend you to get help for Your Alcohol use.
Let Wise Person within you ask:
• Duration of Alcohol use
• Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances
• Conviction to overcome Alcoholism; and reasons for it
Then, see a Psychiatrist for
•Therapy to understand use of Alcohol and its effects,
•to learn coping skills for stresses of life
•Attend AA Meetings regularly
Your Life is Precious! ...Read more
Depends: The NIH says that more than one drink per day for women or 2 drinks per day for men may suggest a problem with alcohol. Cravings are usually defined as thoughts about drinking. These are problematic if you have (or have had) a problem with alcohol abuse. They may also be problematic if they are obsessive and you cannot stop these thoughts. A conversation with your FP may clear up and confusion. ...Read more
Cephtin/Alcohol: Not a good idea to drink while on antibiotics. The general problem is that alcohol interferes with the blood level of the drug. So the drug might not be as effective. If one is a heavy drinker there are other considerations such as liver problems. One can have side effects such as nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Alcohol is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase. This enzyme is found in all humans but varies depending on sex and race. People with low levels - young females and those of asian descent may have typical red flush when drinking.
Medication interactions are another important reason for intolerance.
However, in the western world religion is probably the leading cause of alcohol intolerance. ...Read more
Yes and No: Phenethyl alcohol is found in certain plants, so it is natural in that setting. Like many compounds, scientists may have the ability to create it in a lab (it would not be natural in that setting). Likewise, this or similar compounds in a plant in your yard would be natural, but having a bottle of the compound sitting on your table would be unnatural. It all depends on the details. ...Read more
Champagne n choclat: In small amounts (1 standard glass wine/beer etc/day), both alchol and chocolate have been associated with some positive health effects for some, but too much alcohol will damage your kidneys, liver, heart, esophogus n more. Too much choclate will also cause weight gain and the associated health risks. Serious health consequences from alcohol is probably much more common - than chocolate overdo. ...Read more
Topical, right?: I am assuming you mean topically during massage. Rubbing alocohol can do a couple of things to help get a massage deeper into muscles or relax them. First, the temper change and sensation on nerve endings in your skin can help muscles relax. Second, the alcohol acts as a varying lubricant on your skin that changes through out the massage that allows different pressure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Depends: This depends on how much you drink and the period of time over which you drink it; also, it correlates with sex (males metabolize better than females); how much you've eaten; food delays the absorption of alcohol; it depends on your tolerance: if you drink regularly in a moderate fashion, you will metabolize alcohol more efficiently;. ...Read more