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Why do i always get severe headaches after indulging in alcohol if when i had few units, the minute I start drinking i will feel sign of headache.

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not unexpected

Alcohol tolerance varies greatly among people and alcohol intake is a known trigger for migraines.
If you have headache from drinking alcohol, avoidance is the key.

In brief: Not unexpected

Alcohol tolerance varies greatly among people and alcohol intake is a known trigger for migraines.
If you have headache from drinking alcohol, avoidance is the key.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Enzyme deficiency

Some people are deficient in an enzyme that metabolizes a product of alcohol, namely acetylaldehyde.
Due to this enzyme deficiency, acetylaldehyde accumulates in the body and causes the symptoms you mentioned. You should not take alcohol.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

In brief: Enzyme deficiency

Some people are deficient in an enzyme that metabolizes a product of alcohol, namely acetylaldehyde.
Due to this enzyme deficiency, acetylaldehyde accumulates in the body and causes the symptoms you mentioned. You should not take alcohol.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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