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When taking flagyl, the products I use can't have alcohol in them, does that mean anything containing ethyl/ethanol as well?

When taking flagyl, the products I use can't have alcohol in them, does that mean anything containing ethyl/ethanol as well?

YEP!!!!: Flagyl is related to a medication that used to help alcoholic stop drinking. Use them both together and you might get nauseated and vomiting and retch. Yuck! ...Read more

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What does "alcohol poisoning" mean - does it mean that the alcohol went bad?

What does "alcohol poisoning" mean - does it mean that the alcohol went bad?

No: Alcohol "poisoning" refers to drinking so much alcohol (or enough alcohol too quickly) that the person becomes unconscious / unresponsive. ...Read more

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What exactly does drinking alcohol do to someone on medications?

What exactly does drinking alcohol do to someone on medications?

Alcohol and Medicati: The answer really depends on the other medications. If the other medication(s) are central nervous system depressants, mixing with alcohol can be dangerous or even deadly. Some medications can have an additive liver toxicity when mixed with alcohol. Just to be on the safe side, avoid mixing medications with alcohol. ...Read more

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When medications say do not take with alcohol does that mean I cant ever drink or does that mean don't take it with alcohol still in your system?

When medications say do not take with alcohol does that mean I cant ever drink or does that mean don't take it with alcohol still in your system?

Depends: Most meds labelled like that can actually be taken with alcohol. Manufacturers are known to be overly cautious like that. But there are a few notable exceptions. In the vast majority of cases you can take the warning to mean not with alcohol in your system. Your specific case may be different so best to ask your doc. Of course excessive use of alcohol should be discouraged whether you take any o ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol use have on relationships?

What effect does alcohol use have on relationships?

Alcohol is tricky: Alcoholic drink is a common social lubricant. It decreases inhibitions and leads to more garrulous conversations. It also impairs judgement and increases impulsivity which may lead to unanticipated consequences. Certain personality types are susceptible to loss of control, leading to abuse and addiction. ...Read more

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I'm drinking whey protein after I work out. Can I still consume alcohol? Does it have any side effects?

I'm drinking whey protein after I work out. Can I still consume alcohol? Does it have any side effects?

I see no conflict: I see no conflict between protein shakes after workouts and alcohol consumption. But it's a matter of degree. How much alcohol we talking about? Because moderate alcohol intake is pretty safe. But excessive alcohol consumption definitely has side effects, including nutritional depletion. ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol have on jealousy?

What  effect does alcohol have on jealousy?

It doesn't: It doesn't directly affect. However, alcohol lowers your inhibitions and may unmask suppressed emotions. If you display jealousy after drinking, you most likely are jealous while sober. You just hold it in. ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol have on blood sugar?

What effect does alcohol have on blood sugar?

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

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What does alcohol do to your body if just beer?

What does alcohol do to your body if just beer?

Depends on amount,: One 12 oz can of beer has same alcohol as one 5 oz glass of wine and 1&1/2 of spirits. So six beers equal to six shots. In moderation not a problem in excess same thing as too much of other alcoholic beverages. Though calorie content is usally higher with beer, could have increase weight gain along with other complications that happen with any type of alcohol. Plenty of alcoholics just drink beer. ...Read more

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Sir I have raw whey protein does i eat or not it does not have any enzymes dose it harmful for my body?

Sir I have raw whey protein does i eat or not it does not have any enzymes dose it harmful for my body?

Many health benefits: Whey is a great source of protein with many proven benefits. See http://tinyurl.com/j682457 A benefit of "raw" whey protein is that it does have enzymes and the proteins aren't denatured, thus boosting immune function better than other forms. All "raw" whey sold in the US is heated to at least 158 degrees but low-heat forms are better.See http://tinyurl.com/jdfskk4 Safe unless allergic to dairy. ...Read more

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Why does wine make my stomach burn, but not other types of alcohol like beer?

Why does wine make my stomach burn, but not other types of alcohol like beer?

The percentage : It depends on the net alcohol content and the amount you consume. Sometimes people have hypersensitivity to some components of the wine ...Read more

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I Know that smoking is harmfull fro MVP's, but does eating marijuana brownies harmfull? does it have the same effect as smoking it?

I Know that smoking is harmfull fro MVP's, but does eating marijuana brownies harmfull? does it have the same effect as smoking it?

Yes: Yes, in fact eating marijuana can be much more potent and dangerous to you, especially if your MVP is associated with palpitations and/or anxiety. ...Read more

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Why shouldn't people use tobacco? What exactly does it do?

Why shouldn't people use tobacco? What exactly does it do?

Tobacco: significantly reduces the risk of dying from anything else. But you'll likely die a premature death from tobacco related illness including various cancers, cardiovascular disorders and lung diseases ...Read more

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Does red wine contain something specifically good for you that other alcoholic beverages don't contain?

Does red wine contain something specifically good for you that other alcoholic beverages don't contain?

Maybe, maybe not: On the heals of the red wine research (which focused on anti-oxidants), other studies looked at the alcohol itself. The result has been the suggestion that moderate consumption of alcohol can help to raise your HDL (good cholesterol) and lower your overall risk of heart disease. This equates to 2 "standard drinks" per day for a man, 1 for a woman (10 and 5/week, respectively). Beer, wine, whiskey. ...Read more

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What neurotransmitter does theophylline affect and how does it do this?

What neurotransmitter does theophylline affect and how does it do this?

None: Theophylline does not affect any neurotransmitter. It affects the levels of a signaling molecule in the cell that results in relaxation of smooth muscle. It's not a particularly effective treatment. ...Read more

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Do drinks have gluten in them?! What types and how can I identify if it does?

Do drinks have gluten in them?! What types and how can I identify if it does?

Some do.: Many beers are made from barley, which contains Glutens. Most, but not all distilled alcohol is fine, however. Most fruit juices are fine if made from 100% real fruit. Most popular soft drinks, unflavored coffees, tea, and wine do not contain glutens. If flavorings are added to any of them, then you can't be sure without checking the labels. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it really that bad to drink alcohol? How does alcohol affect the digestive system?

Is it really that bad to drink alcohol? How does alcohol affect the digestive system?

Depends: The question is how much alcohol? Low doses of alcohol (1 standard drink/day in women and elderly, 2 per day in men) causes little or no problems in most people, and may actually increase the good cholesterol (hdl). Larger doses cause many problems, mostly to our ability to live with others successfully and navigate life's pathways, but also to the heart, liver, GI tract and every other organ. ...Read more

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Does redbull have alcohol in it or not?

It does NOT: People commonly use Red Bull with alcoholic beverages in the mistaken belief that they won't get as drunk, or that the vitamins, amino acids, sugar and caffeine (which is really the main ingredient) will allow them to be drunk yet function better (like in driving a car). These combinations are dangerous. All in all, I am not crazy about energy drinks in general, and this one in particular. ...Read more

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What does beer to do your body? What specifically does it damage?

What does beer to do your body? What specifically does it damage?

Beer and Body: In excess it can damage everything, your mind, your brain physically, heart, lungs, food pipe, stomach etc. ...Read more

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