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Nonharmful consumption level of alcohol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   welcome back
User :   may I know your name
User :   yor specilization?

Doctor :   I am a general Practitioner
Doctor :   Please continue
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   we all know alchohol is injurious to health... but can u suggest a optimum level

Doctor :   there are lot of studies regarding this
Doctor :   it is usually said that moderate consumption shall be beneficial
Doctor :   however doctors advise two pints of alcohol daily
Doctor :   as the addiction is lot more dangerous, usually it is routinely
Doctor :   not recommended in clinics or hospitals
User :   ok can u make it more clear ...two pints means
Doctor :   60 ml
Doctor :   is good
User :   So 60 ml of brandy or vodka will not do any harm to our health ... thats what u mean to say
Doctor :   ya thats what studies say
User :   ok

User :   Usually I dont take drinks daily .... once or twice weekly
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i want to resrict it to a non-harmful level
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good, but remember these standards only to the people who take good diet and exercise
Doctor :   routinely
User :   exercise ? I dont do that at all

User :   I dont hav time
Doctor :   then you should not consume alcohol at all
User :   ohh .. :(

Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   which hospital do u work with

User :   I want to clarify some more things
Doctor :   I am a medical consultant here at health care magic
Doctor :   Ok carry on
User :   See my mother is diabetic ... ppl say that it is heredetory

User :   is ther any truth in that

Doctor :   Diabetes is multifactorial
Doctor :   it has many causes
Doctor :   although the genetic factor is primary
User :   ok

Doctor :   so it is not that every person['s
Doctor :   son or daughter gets it
Doctor :   so a better life style can delay the diabetes
Doctor :   or may not occur in one's life
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else,
User :   thank you very much

User :   catch you later
Doctor :   thanks bye
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