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What Is The Best Treatment For Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Avoid the next one!!: It's been a long time (med school) since i had to try to figure that one out. It would seem that all of your suggestions would make one even sicker. Why put yourself through that again--2 times in my life were enough for me. The same way 2 cigs were. Suggest finding your own tolerance for etoh, drink under that, 1drink 1hour max before driving (or dd), and learn how much more fun party is sober. ...Read more
Eliminate sugars: Number one would be to reduce sugar intake. This includes high calorie beverages. Soft drinks, sweet tea, frappes, even juice. Water, mineral water (sparkling water) calorie free flavored water (without caffeine). You would also want to avoid high carbohydrate foods. Hydrate with water, as you are improver have small amounts of rice, toast, bland grains and starch in small portions. ...Read more
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Too much is no good: No storage-all for structure and function (enzymes to do chem reactions). Can only add so much into the body/day. Intake in excess needs to be dealt with. Xs nitrogen in protein dealt as waste product by kidneys-might strain and increase damage to already damaged kidneys. Xs intake broken down to components-carbon chain into glucose and stored as glycogen or fat. 0.8-1.5gm/kg wt is plenty for most. ...Read more
If someone is suffering from alcohol poisoning, why is it a treatment option to use very dilute ethanol?
It isn't: that I know of. If someone is coming out of alcohol poisoning and is beginning to experience alcohol withdrawal, there are some doctors who will treat it with a 5% alcohol solution intravenously. However, several studies and meta-analyses of studies have argued strongly against using alcohol to treat alcohol withdrawal. If poisoned with wood or rubbing alcohol, alcohol may be a useful treatment. ...Read more
NONE: Know this:all alcohol is sugar.It is a complex carbohydrate that has at least 100 calories per gram.Now that said;some beers brag that they have only "68" calories per can, and"lite" beers are often 100 calories.Give me my 1 oz of vodka over ice for more "bang for my calorie". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the recommended daily dose of vitamin a? How much is too little and how much is too much?
See below please: U.S. Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for adults is as follows: 900 micrograms daily (3, 000 iu) for men and 700 micrograms daily (2, 300 iu) for women; for pregnant women 19 years old and older, 770 micrograms daily (2, 600 iu); and for lactating women 19 years old and older, 1, 300 micrograms daily (4, 300 iu). ...Read more
Is it possible to get a bac level of .219 from rubbing isopropyl alcohol on skin..If so how much alcohol and for how long?
Yes: Acid reflux, where stomach contents go into the esophagus and cause irritation and true ulcers of the stomach and upper intestinal tract are generally treated with medications that reduce the amount of acid the stomach produces. Simple antacids were the first such treatments and those were followed by special antihistamines and more recently by proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more
Treat the cause: Although i agree with that symptom substitution (replacing the binging with a less destructive behavior) is a good part of the plan, overall stress reduction is likely to be a more effective long- term solution. In looking for a replacement for the binging, it needs to be something you enjoy that reduces anxiety, or it's not likely to work. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol ?: I assume you are speaking of drinking alcohol. This depends on what you drink. Pure grain alcohols do not affect the glycemic index if you do not use a mix. Drinking them straight, with water, or club soda will not affect the glycemic index. Low carb beer is acceptable if your diabetes is controlled (in moderation of course) and the carb content remains within your maximal total daily intake. ...Read more
What are the long term effects of taking 3-6mg robinul (glycopyrrolate) per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?
Unkown: Robinul (glycopyrrolate) is an anticholinergic drug so the side effects will include dry mouth, headaches, urinary retention, blurry vision and several others. The maximun dose should be 8 mg per day. There really are no long term effects except that the body adapts to the meds which will require you to keep taking higher doses. I would suggest a more permanent solution to your hyperhidrosis. ...Read more
Hi! I have found out that my nocturia is caused by excessive drinking (it is almost 35c). What is the best treatment for it? Thank you. :) I am 16.
What is best to do and what should I eat, after vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol and smoked weed?
Vomiting black: The best thing to do now after drinking too much, smoking weed, and then "vomiting black, " is to be seen by your physician. You could be bleeding from your stomach -- the black could be old blood. You may also need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. Please do not drink any more alcohol or smoke any more weed before getting yourself checked out medically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too Much Alcohol?: Not everyone has this response, but alcohol can significantly irritate the lining of the stomach...Thus making it easier to have an upset stomach and to lead to nausea, vomiting, and ulcers. Also adding to this potential is that drinking heavily for your body type and experience can lead to alcohol poisoning and thus your body wants to expel anything toxic. ...Read more
Not just going....: People find their way out of chemical dependency in many ways, including increasing their spiritual/religious observances. However, the mere act of "going" is not likely to have a major effect. People drink/drug because they are in some kind of pain, usually old trauma, and untreated underlying emotional/psychological issues. Church can be helpful, but mental health workers also help - use both! ...Read more
I suffer from anxiety after drinking too much alcohol. what is the cause of this and what can help?
Alcohol use: The trigger for your symptoms is too much alcohol. The cause may be related to hangover, blood sugar issues, or lack of nutrition or sleep. Please address the cause by getting help to stop overuse of alcohol. It can destroy your life and your health. Your family doc is a good place to start. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Chronic alcohol abuse can cause atrophy or shrinage of the brain. Imaging studies such as ct scan of the brain can show enlargment of the ventricles and sulci which are "empty" fluid filled areas of the brain and correspond with shrinkage of healthy brain tissue. Animal studies of rodents exposed to chronic alcohol show loss of neurons or brain cells in parts of the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it can: Heavy drinking can ultimately reduce testosterone levels, which in turn may reduce not only sperm counts, but increase the number of abnormal sperm, and affect sperm motility, which may prevent sperm from reaching the egg. Lowered testosterone may also reduce sexual desire and potency, decreasing the ability to have successful intercourse and ejaculate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is drinking too much alcohol, she forgets discussions , shouts at her univ age daughter , is hard work and stress the underlying problem?
Can drinking too much alcohol.over many years, cause bladder wall thickening in men? My husband is 48 & has bladder thickening & a cyst on his kidney
No: No it cannot but it certainly is a cause of numerous serious issues. ...Read more
Yes: Some people can develop an enlarged heart from too much alcohol called alcoholic cardiomyopathy. The heart does not function well at pumping the blood through the body, people can get fluid accumulation in the lungs, legs and abdomen. Excessive alcohol also causes increased blood pressure and pulse which is also a strain on the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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