Alcohol & Health
- Q How can alcohol affect my stomach?
Dr. Patricia Raymond, Internal MedicineAlcohol may cause irritation of the stomach, called alcoholic gastritis. However, population studies suggest that moderate alcohol intake is associated with a reduced likelihood of H pylori infection, the causal organism in duodenal ulcers and gastric... Full Answer
- Q What happened to 4 Loco caffeinated alcohol drinks?
Dr. Arthur Perry, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryIn November 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked the companies manufacturing 4 Loco to prove these drinks were safe. Safety was not demonstrated and all but 4 companies ceased production. In November 2010, the FDA told the companies to stop... Full Answer