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Posted by: Fel | 2007/12/13

Alcohol syndrome

Whenever my mother, I, or my daughter drink alcohol (even a tablespoonful), within 5 minutes we get palpitating hearts and aching, heavy arms. What causes this, and is it dangerous to our health?

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Dear Fel
you may be sensitive to the metabolites of alcohol which is acetic acid and acetaldehyde. Rather not use it if it makes you feel bad!
dr Bets

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