Alcohol Cultivation   Fermentation   Distillation   Low price
 
Benefits: LOW LEVELS 1-2 drinks CVD (atherosclerosis) “J” shaped curve HDL ( less cardiac death, coronaries, angina) Perip...
What is a J shaped mortality curve? Note high drinkers Note abstainers
How? More HDL by 5-10% Less clotting on cholesterol plaques Some clot dissolving Improved insulin sensitivity  insulin lev...
Dose, an issue! <ul><li>1) not binging </li></ul><ul><li>2) 7-14 US drinks/ week </li></ul><ul><li>3) some are susceptible...
 
Risks:> 3 drinks/day or binging! <ul><li>BP </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Heart irritation </li></ul><ul><li>...
Definitions: <ul><li>Alcohol abuse is: </li></ul><ul><li>APA definition: maladaptive pattern leading to 1) failure to fulf...
Problem Drinking: WHO ( world health organization) says > 2 drinks / day (every day average)  or > 4 in 1 day
Alcohol Dependence: tolerance Physical or emotional withdrawal  amounts over longer time periods Desire to control use or ...
Define Alcoholism: See page 204 in Simon, MD
Cage Test: <ul><li>Cut Down? </li></ul><ul><li>Annoyed by criticism? </li></ul><ul><li>Guilty about drinking </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Alcohol Cultivation  Fermentation  Distillation  Low price
  2. 3. Benefits: LOW LEVELS 1-2 drinks CVD (atherosclerosis) “J” shaped curve HDL ( less cardiac death, coronaries, angina) Peripheral artery disease advantages Diabetes-advantages Ischemic- advantages
  3. 4. What is a J shaped mortality curve? Note high drinkers Note abstainers
  4. 5. How? More HDL by 5-10% Less clotting on cholesterol plaques Some clot dissolving Improved insulin sensitivity insulin levels BPH ED
  5. 6. Dose, an issue! <ul><li>1) not binging </li></ul><ul><li>2) 7-14 US drinks/ week </li></ul><ul><li>3) some are susceptible to abuse and addiction </li></ul>
  6. 8. Risks:> 3 drinks/day or binging! <ul><li>BP </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Heart irritation </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Oral cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Pancreatic cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Trauma;Violence </li></ul><ul><li>ED more </li></ul><ul><li>Sperm quality </li></ul><ul><li>GI irritation </li></ul><ul><li>Pancreatitis </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatic disease </li></ul><ul><li>Fatty Liver </li></ul>
  7. 9. Definitions: <ul><li>Alcohol abuse is: </li></ul><ul><li>APA definition: maladaptive pattern leading to 1) failure to fulfill work, school, home obligations 2) recurrent use in hazardous situations 3) legal problems 4) drinking despite social problems </li></ul>
  8. 10. Problem Drinking: WHO ( world health organization) says > 2 drinks / day (every day average) or > 4 in 1 day
  9. 11. Alcohol Dependence: tolerance Physical or emotional withdrawal amounts over longer time periods Desire to control use or inability to control Involvement with alcohol recreational activities Drinking despite problems
  10. 12. Define Alcoholism: See page 204 in Simon, MD
  11. 13. Cage Test: <ul><li>Cut Down? </li></ul><ul><li>Annoyed by criticism? </li></ul><ul><li>Guilty about drinking </li></ul><ul><li>An a.m. “eye opener”? </li></ul>

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