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Is there a scientific reason for me having a high tolerance to many drugs, and alcohol?
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: YEP Genetics
It is well proven genetically that some people have a higher tolerance to drugs and their effects than others do.
Thios is why the practice of medicine is as much art as it is science.

In brief: YEP Genetics
It is well proven genetically that some people have a higher tolerance to drugs and their effects than others do.
Thios is why the practice of medicine is as much art as it is science.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Biological variance
Everybody has some variation on how various substances effect them. Some drugs, including alcohol, opiates, tranquillizers, barbiturates, actually increase their own metabolism, meaning the more you take, the more and faster you metabolize the drugs, and the more you need.
This is a sign of physical dependence, and can be a step towards addiction. Some people get drunk easily, others need more.

In brief: Biological variance
Everybody has some variation on how various substances effect them. Some drugs, including alcohol, opiates, tranquillizers, barbiturates, actually increase their own metabolism, meaning the more you take, the more and faster you metabolize the drugs, and the more you need.
This is a sign of physical dependence, and can be a step towards addiction. Some people get drunk easily, others need more.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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