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What Is The Damage Being An Alcoholic Does To Your Organs
Bad for many organs: Alcohol is a chemical toxin that directly damages the cells of most organs. Most notably, cell loss in the brain causes memory, vision, and coordination problems. The heart can enlarge and fail to pump properly. The liver can fail to clear toxins, remove cellular waste, and make enough proteins to help blood clot. The gastrointestinal system can fail to absorb nutrients, causing malnourishment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure what you: mean by "rebuild." There is no magic formula. Abstinence from alcohol and time do most of the work. A standard multivitamin and some extra-strength B-vitamins (thiamine 50 mg, Folic Acid 1-2 mg, Niacin 100 mg) may help, but a healthy balanced diet, and reasonable exercise are even better. Your doctor can tell you if there is liver, heart or nerve damage and recommend specific therapies. ...Read more
I take Buspirone 7.5mg twice a day. If I had 1 or 2 alcoholic drinks would it be ok? Would it damage my body?
Buspirone , Alcohol: Using Buspirone with Alcohol may increase dizziness, confusion, impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. Let the Wise Man within you ask: • Severity of Anxiety • Reasons to use Buspirone • Depression, blackouts, DUI • Relationships, Financial, Legal problems • Need to see Psychiatrist for Alcohol use, Tolerance, or ; Therapy for stresses in life • AA Meetings ...Read more
What is your life expectancy opinion. Male 47 yrs old alcoholic but, stopped alcohol in jan. 2014. Diagnosed chronic pancreatitus with 60% damaged.
Alcoholic hallucinations? My brother is suffering badly from them. We got him to the doctor and he is now on tablets. Is there any permanent damage?
Yes: Actually, this is one of the late side effects of alcoholism. Did you see old alcoholics who walk mornings there legs very carefully, with wide base, slow, not strait? - this is probably is a sign of the cerebellar damage. Some of the neuropsychiatrists believe that cerebellum also"shapes" thinking. ...Read more
2 weeks, Remeron 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?
Highly unlikely;: Highly unlikely from a single event, but how much and how often you drink, what other medicines you take, genetic predisposition, and current health state of your liver all impact the result. Any concerns: Nausea, vomiting, yellowish hue to eyes or skin, see your provider for a check up. ...Read more
Are all alcoholic drinks equally damaging to liver? Or is one type better, i.E. Wine or scotch better than beer?
ALCOHOL is ALCOHOL: Too much alcohol (ethyl alcohol , ch3ch2oh) in any form can damage the liver. Alcohol in moderation is the key: generally 2 drinks a day is max . 1 drink =1oz hard liquor, 8 oz. Wine, 12 oz. Beer. The health benefits of red wine has been documented for heart health but again 2 drinks a day is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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