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Safe alcohol consumption level - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   What is the allowed qauntity of alcohol per day i.e. medically recommended for a person
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Doctor :   hi
User :   yes.waiting for your reply
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
Doctor :   the effects of alcohol consumption on your health and behavior is related to your blood alcohol concentration level
Doctor :   this level varies by the amount of alcohol you consume and how quickly your body metabolizes it. Metabolism can be affected by such factors as body weight, amount of body fat, and gender
User :   33 yrs male xxxxx xxxxx married 72 kgs 175 cms
Doctor :   also alcohol metabolism rates may also be related to genetic factors
Doctor :   general guidelines for healthy drinking include limiting your alcohol intake to two drinks or less per day, and only one drink per hour
Doctor :   more than two drinks a day will cause elevated blood pressure
Doctor :   or cause liver damage in long run
User :   i agree with the general comments made on alcohol consumption
Doctor :   i suggest u to have social drinking
User :   so how many grams of alcohol does that work up to by way of body weight or whatever other means there is to measure allowable content of alcohol assuming that i have no health problems
Doctor :   anything more of 30 ml of alcohol is not healthy for human body
Doctor :   but if there are any medical complications u need to quit
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   please go ahead with it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   well within the alcohol family are there any ratings for what is better than the other...i know all can be say between a whiskey, vodka..gin...local brew etc
Doctor :   it depends on the % of alcohol in these
Doctor :   one with lowest % is relatively safer
User :   i assumed are there standards
User :   is there someplase i can get more info on this
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if u have any further query
Doctor :   u can ask me
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes...chatting at work so trying to balance between the two
Doctor :   u can chat with us once ur done with ur work
User :   just introduced to this today so thought of cheking it out
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Doctor :   have a nice day
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