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Acetoacetic acid

Lab Tests Online UK

To determine whether excessive ketones are present in the blood, to detect diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), to detect alcoholic ketoacidosis and to monitor ketogenic diet therapy used in the treatment of epilepsy.

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Acetone

Lab Tests Online UK

To determine whether excessive ketones are present in the blood, to detect diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), to detect alcoholic ketoacidosis and to monitor ketogenic diet therapy used in the treatment of epilepsy.

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Addictions

the NHS website

Addiction is a strong, uncontrollable need to take drugs, drink alcohol or carry out a particular activity such as gambling. It becomes the most important thing in your life and leads to problems at home, work and school.

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Addictive personality

DrugWise

An addictive personality suggests that some people will inevitably become dependent on drugs or something else because of a personality trait which could be genetic. However, although some people stay away from drugs because they feel themselves to b...

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Alcohol

DrugWise

Alcoholic drinks consist mainly of flavoured water and ethyl alcohol (ethanol). They are made by the fermentation of fruits, vegetables or grains.

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Alcohol

Lab Tests Online UK

To find out if a person has drunk alcohol and to measure the amount of alcohol present in the body

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Alcohol (lifestyle)

the NHS website

Website that provides a range of helpful links related to the alcohol addiction.

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الكحول والإكتئاب Alcohol and depression

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

This leaflet is written for: - anyone who feels depressed and thinks they may be drinking too much - anyone who thinks they may be drinking too much and feels depressed - friends, family or colleagues of anyone who is both depres...

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Alcohol and depression

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

This leaflet is written for: - anyone who feels depressed and thinks they may be drinking too much - anyone who thinks they may be drinking too much and feels depressed - friends, family or colleagues of anyone who is both depres...

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Alcohol and depression

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

This leaflet is written for: - anyone who feels depressed and thinks they may be drinking too much - anyone who thinks they may be drinking too much and feels depressed - friends, family or colleagues of anyone who is both depres...

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Alcohol and Liver Disease

Patient UK

Drinking too much alcohol can lead to three types of liver conditions - fatty liver, hepatitis, and cirrhosis. You are unlikely to develop these problems if you drink within the recommended safe limits detailed below. For all types of liver disease c...

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Alcohol and liver disease

British Liver Trust

This publication is for adults diagnosed with alcohol related liver disease, for those who would like to better understand the condition and the recommended safe drinking guidelines.

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Alcohol and liver disease Watch online

British Liver Trust

This publication is for adults diagnosed with alcohol related liver disease, for those who would like to better understand the condition and the recommended safe drinking guidelines.

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drinkaware Alcohol and liver disease Watch online

British Liver Trust

This publication is for adults diagnosed with alcohol related liver disease, for those who would like to better understand the condition and the recommended safe drinking guidelines.

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Alcohol and pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information outlines the effects of drinking alcohol on your baby’s development while you are pregnant.

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Alcohol and Sensible Drinking

Patient UK

See your doctor or practice nurse if you are drinking above the safe limits and are finding it difficult to cut down. Men and women should drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week, no more than three units in any one day and have at least two ...

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Alcohol Detoxification

Patient UK

Detoxification is an option if you are alcohol-dependent. Detoxification or 'detox' involves taking a short course of a medicine which helps to prevent withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking alcohol.

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Alcohol misuse

the NHS website

Alcohol misuse means drinking excessively - more than the recommended limits of alcohol consumption. This can lead to a number of harmful physical and psychological effects, such as alcohol poisoning, cirrhosis of the liver, inability to work and so...

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Alcohol poisoning

the NHS website

Poisoning happens when you take into your body a substance that damages your cells and organs and injures your health. Alcohol poisoning results from drinking a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short amount of time (known as binge drinking).

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Alcohol... the truth about (BDA)

British Dietetic Association

You've probably heard that with alcohol a little of what you fancy can do you good. But do you know all the facts? How much is too much? Find out if you are putting yourself at risk by drinking too much of your favourite tipple.

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Alcoholism and Problem Drinking

Patient UK

Alcoholism is a word which many people use to mean alcohol dependence (alcohol addiction). Some people are problem drinkers without being dependent on alcohol. If you are alcohol-dependent then detoxification ('detox') can help you to stop drinking.

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Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD)

the NHS website

Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) refers to liver damage caused by alcohol misuse. It covers a range of conditions and associated symptoms. ARLD does not usually cause any symptoms until the liver has been severely damaged. When this happens, sy...

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Delirium tremens (DTs)

DrugWise

Delirium tremens (often known as the DTs) is an acute, sometimes life threatening condition usually caused by alcohol withdrawal. Symptoms of the DTs include agitation, hallucination, delirium, uncontrollable trembling, sweating, anxiety and sudden f...

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Drinkaware (Website)

Drinkaware Trust

Useful information for adults about alcohol and drinking in relation to health and well-being.

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Drinking and Alcohol

the NHS website

We're supposed to be keeping an eye on how much we drink, but how many of us really know what a unit of alcohol is? Use NHS Choices interactive tools to calculate alcohol units, assess your drinking levels and track your drinking over time.

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Ethanol test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: Ethyl Alcohol; Alcohol; EtOH The test is used to find out if a person has drunk alcohol and to measure the amount of alcohol present. The ethanol/alcohol test is used for both medical and legal purposes. ...

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Family

Citizens Advice Bureau

Find out what your rights are if your relationship has broken down, for example whether you can stay in the family home or who the children should live with. You can also find out how to deal with things like making a will, registering a birth or cha...

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Find alcohol addiction support

the NHS website

Website that allows to search for the support services for alcohol addiction.

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Foetal alcohol syndrome

the NHS website

If a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy, she risks damaging her baby. Sometimes this can result in mental and physical problems in the baby, called foetal alcohol syndrome. This can occur because alcohol in the mother's blood passes to her baby...

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Girls on Pop

LGBT Foundation

In partnership with NHS Manchester, we've published this informative resource for lesbian and bisexual women to help pass on information about drinking safely and responsibly and looking after our health. Whether winding down after wor...

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Health Conditions that could affect your driving

Directgov

The law requires you to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any condition that may affect your ability to drive safely. If you are involved in an accident and it is found that your health condition was a contributing factor, you...

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Let's Eat and Drink Healthily

Cancer Research UK

Did you know that what we eat and drink can affect our cancer risk? Eating healthily has loads of benefits, helping you keep a healthy weight and feel good. But it has the added bonus of helping to reduce the risk of cancer too. ...

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One You

Department of Health and Social Care

A couple of glasses at home, a few after work...drink can sneak up on us. The good news is there's no need to stop drinking alcohol altogether. All you need to really do is to stick within the guidelines. This booklet will help and there is inform...

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Overcoming addiction

the NHS website

If you have an addiction, you're not alone. An estimated 2 million people in the UK are fighting an addiction. - Alcohol support - Drugs: getting help - Gambling addiction - Sex addiction and love addiction - Quit s...

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Recommended safe limits of alcohol

Patient UK

The Department of Health recommends that men should not regularly drink more than 3-4 units of alcohol a day and women should not regularly drink more than 2-3 units a day. See your doctor or practice nurse if you are drinking above the recommended...

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Your kids and alcohol

Drinkaware Trust

If you're preparing to talk to your kids about alcohol, this leaflet will answer some of the questions you may have. It contains facts and advice to help you take the right approach.

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