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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.

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.

Nocturia drinking: Nocturia can be caused by excessive drinking (I am talking water not alcohol. And will stop immediately if you drink less. I recommend drinking only when thirsty. ...Read more

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Does alcohol use weaken the immune system? I am not talking about being an alcoholic but rather a casual drinker or even one drink per day.

Does alcohol use weaken the immune system? I am not talking about being an alcoholic but rather a casual drinker or even one drink per day.

See answer: Over time, and with other underlying medical conditions, it may make you feel run down and weaken you, but generally, a glass of wine for example, as evidenced by several European studies, may provide some cardiac benefit, and has not revealed any immune system issues. ...Read more

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I used to be an alcoholic and a cocaine addict. I still drink, my whole family drinks a lot around me, what is the best way for me to cope with this?

I used to be an alcoholic and a cocaine addict. I still drink, my whole family drinks a lot around me, what is the best way for me to cope with this?

12 Step Groups: Such as those found in AA and NA groups will provide support for you. They believe that one ALWAYS remains an addict but that one can be in recovery. Please look in the phone book or check w/your doctor or local social service agency to find a group. They often meet in public buildings and churches. Congratulations on your progress and peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the best alcoholic drink for someone on a diet?

What is the best alcoholic drink for someone on a diet?

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 more

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I have a habit of drinking my daily water intake from late evening until 10am. This throws me off. Minus therapy what's the best way to space it out?

I have a habit of drinking my daily water intake from late evening until 10am. This throws me off. Minus therapy what's the best way to space it out?

Not sure how you do: It? It's important not to be drinking a lot while you're eating, and apparently you might not be doing that at 10P to 10A. Are you working the graveyard shift to accomplish this? Otherwise, if you're thirsty this late at night, and your ADH (vasopressin) serum test was normal, then you don't have diabetes insipidus, and can try sleeping without getting up to drink water until morning. Must change UR habits! ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol (500ml - 1l) if I am on doxy + cipro (ciprofloxacin) or is it not recommended? (i am on my 3rd day treatment)

Can I drink alcohol (500ml - 1l) if I am on doxy + cipro (ciprofloxacin) or is it not recommended? (i am on my 3rd day treatment)

No: I am not sure you are being serious in asking whether drinking 1/2 liter to a full liter a day of some kind of distilled sprits is "recommended? " It isn't recommended for ANYBODY, let alone someone being treated for an infection. Since you are on 2 antibiotics, I will assume its a serious infection. Alcohol impairs our immune system and healing. This is a dangerous amount of alcohol. Stop now. ...Read more

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After how many days of treatment from jaundice, can I drink alcohol?

After how many days of treatment from jaundice, can I drink alcohol?

Maybe never.: You may have a liver condition that would make any alcohol intake a very bad idea. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What would happen if I drink alcohol while on treatment with lithobid, Depakote and seroquel (quetiapine)?

What would happen if I drink alcohol while on treatment with lithobid, Depakote and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Nothing helpful: As you have probably been told by your physician, drinking alcohol with medications like lithobid, depakote, and seroquel (quetiapine) is not recommended. It will accentuate central nervous system depression, leaving you sedated or worse. Additionally, alcohol may destabilize your sleep and mood further. Maintaining balance is essential for people on such medications. Please abstain from alcohol. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to start drinking alcohol after my Accutane treatment. Doesn't it take a month or two to get out of your system?

How long do I have to wait to start drinking alcohol after my Accutane treatment. Doesn't it take a month or two to get out of your system?

You are only 17: You are under age to drink alcohol in united states. But if it is a theoretical question then I will answer it. You are advised not to drink alcohol with Accutane as there can be liver toxicity as both can affect the liver. If one has stopped using Accutane and want to drink alcohol, there is no contraindication as long as the liver functions were normal ...Read more