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Doctor insights on: Yawning After Alcohol

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Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Alcohol = a toxin: No matter how enjoyable even moderate alcohol drinking may be, the fact remains that it is a toxin for your body -- especially liver and brain. Essentially you're asking your body to process a poison. So, your body will be less efficient both during intoxication and until all traces of alcohol have been processed. Remember that hangover is multifaceted. Be well. ...Read more

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Does alcohol increase fats?

Does alcohol increase fats?

Alcohol: Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates. But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Does alcohol affects teenage growth?

Does alcohol affects teenage growth?

YES: alcohol use in excess may have many bad side effects on many systems of your body including nutrition, livers, kidney and brain. May result in nutritional deficiencies and hormonal influences affecting growth ...Read more

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Which is worse: alcohol or chocolate?

Which is worse: alcohol or chocolate?

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

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Why is rubbing alcohol good for pain?

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

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What types of alcohol is least harmful?

What types of alcohol is least harmful?

Not methanol: The only drinking alcohol is ethyl alcohol and this is what is contained in most potable beverages. It is not so much the type of drink you are using as it is the amount of ethanol you are consuming on a regular basis. Alcohol is generally harmful only when used to excess. A bottle of beer usually contains about the same amount of etoh as a shot of whiskey. ...Read more

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What is the effect of excessive alcohol?

What is the effect of excessive alcohol?

Excessive alcohol: 1. Addiction
2. Loss of role obligations
3. Poor health
3. Economic loss
4. Legal problems

get professional help, treatment works. ...Read more

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Which organ gets most damaged by alcohol?

Which organ gets most damaged by alcohol?

Your brain, your: Heart, and your liver. So what may be in store are alcohol persistent delusions, alcohol related cardiomyopathy, and cirrhosis of the liver. Why take such a risk? ...Read more

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Medication and alcohol, is it okay to mix?

Medication and alcohol, is it okay to mix?

Some medications: Can be mixed with alcohol - others can't. Please specify which medication and re-ask. ...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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Why would alcohol have such a health anomaly?

Why would alcohol have such a health anomaly?

Alcohol: One of oldest sedative, alcohol can compromise your immune system & depress your cognitive-affective systems, leading, among many others, to such effects. ...Read more

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Do I have an alcohol problem if I like absinthe?

Do I have an alcohol problem if I like absinthe?

Maybe: Absinthe is outlawed and illegal in the us. Some other countries do allow it, but much of the time, it has a very low amount of a potentially dangerous chemical called thujol alkaloids. Or the substance is removed entirely. The thujol alkaloids contained in the absinthe of yore, can cause severe and irreversible liver damage as well as cause hallucinations. I would avoid it. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as residual alcohol build up?

No: Alcohol is generally metabolized at the rate of one ounce per hour. Once all the alcohol is metabolized, it is gone from the body. It does not build up. One can, however, have residual effects from alcohol, especially with heavy drinking. Alcohol can adversely affect every organ in the body, except, interestingly, the kidneys. ...Read more

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How can you safely have alcohol while taking lithium?

How can you safely have alcohol while taking lithium?

Alcohol/Lithium: Absolutely not. You risk further toxicity to your liver, heart & kidneys. Please be careful. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as increased alcohol tolerance?

Alcohol: Sure. Some have high tolerance & are likely to develop dependence, others have low tolerance to even small amounts of alcohol consumed. ...Read more

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How come alcohol changes someone personality so much?

How come alcohol changes someone personality so much?

Disinhibitation: Often alcohol or other substances that change one's impressions, perceptions, attitudes and behavior create what seems a different personality. Usually, it returns to the usual one after the high (and aftermath) are gone. Some stay on the merry-go-round and never do. Core personality is not changed by the alcohol but the inhibitions gone so it looks different. ...Read more