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Is it ok if I drink red wine? Will it cause any adverse effect on body?

Alcohol. There is not enough information in your question to provide a medical answer. Drinking moderately is not though to be dangerous to one's health as long as there is no underlying addiction or liver disease. Too much can lead to severe health consequences. Read more...

How much red wine is necessary to drink to lower eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

Not helpful. Red wine has some heart related benefits, there is no study to show it has any value in glaucoma. Read more...
None. Red wine has not been shown to reduce eye pressure. No dietary regimens reduce pressure sufficiently to be effective. You would be much better off using medication and any other treatment recommended by your eye doctor than to risk permanent vision loss with unproven treatments. Read more...
Not a good idea. Alcohol has a minimal ocular hypotensive effect. To over indulge in drinking alcohol for an extremely minimal and ineffective treatment for glaucoma is not a standard of care recommended treatment. I advise well proven and standardized treatments for managing glaucoma. . Read more...
Glaucoma. I strongly recommend against this. You need eye drops that lower pressure. Not wine. And regular exams 3 times a year. Do not mess around with glaucoma - you can literally go blind from it. Read more...

Please help, how much red wine is necessary to drink for lowering eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

Not a treatment. There are no conclusive studies that show drinking red wine lowers intraocular pressure or helps glaucoma. There are some studies that suggest drinking red wine may lower a person's risk for macular degeneration. Read more...
Not a treatment . The use of alcohol to help reduce eye pressure (iop) is not sufficient enough to have any significant or lasting impact on glaucoma. An approximation of 1-2 mmHg decrease in iop has been cited, but does not last long. Additionally the negative effects of drinking too much alcohol on health are well known. This type of alternative & complimentary treatment does not replace conventional glaucoma tx. Read more...

How much red wine should I dring to lower eye pressure caused by glaucoma?

Difficult to say. Alcohol can lower iop by 1 or 2 mmhg. Red wine may have vasoprotective effects (more prominent cardiac when in moderation). No specific study correlating how much red wine to drink to lower eye pressure. Read more...
Unknown. There is no large study showing the effectiveness of red wine in treating glaucoma, there are other ways of treating glaucoma more effectively, although not as enjoyable. Enjoy your red wine as you normally do, but don't use glaucoma as an excuse for over indulgence ;-). Read more...

Would red wine have an adverse effect on a recently pulled jaw tooth?

Not really. As long as it is small amount of wine that is being consumed, you should be fine. Of course alcohol can delay healing so you may want to hold off from alcohol until your socket has healed fully. Be cautious of the interaction of your current medications with the alcohol. Contact your dentist to check. Read more...
Medications. . Red wine in itself will not. However, alcohol can interfere or potentiate the effects of medications. Wine shouldn't be mixed with pain medications and can have severely adverse reactions with metronizole and some other antibiotics. , . Read more...

Why do my cheeks get red and hot, and my eyes burn, when I drink red wine? This never use to happen to me. Barely started happening recently.

You are. obviously reacting to something in red wine, perhaps sulfites or polyphenols. Allergic reactions can happen without any previous history. Easiest solution is to avoid red wine altogether. Read more...
Rosacea? You may be developing rosacea, a skin disease of unknown cause. It affects about 16 million people and often affects middle aged females of fair complexion. Many triggering factors are known including red wine. I recommend the website, www.rosacea.org, which is a national organization devoted exclusively to people affected with rosacea. Also, a dermatologist is an excellent physcian to evaluate. . Read more...