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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by toothy85, May 8, 2007.

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  1. toothy85

    toothy85 Duck duck goose 7+ Year Member

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    Is it a bad idea to log onto SDN drunk? This is totally dental-related since I am a pre-dental student. SO DONT DELETE.

    Anyhoo. Off to grab a multivitamin and 2.34 L of H20.

    See ya.
     
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  3. burgler09

    burgler09 2+ Year Member

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    I wouldn't say bad idea.. but in all reality, if you are drunk and posting on SDN at 12:30 thats kinda lame?
     
  4. shamrock2006

    shamrock2006 5+ Year Member

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    Yea no offense dude but that is kind of weak...i mean i've come home drunk and checked facebook, my email, or even sent an obnixious voicemail or two. but I dont know if I'd ever come on SDN and make a "drunk post" :laugh: I mean I know i'm posting here at like 6:50 CST..but thats just b/c I have to be at work like...20 minutes ago. oops. anyway, this will probably get closed pretty quick.
     
  5. xdianaax

    xdianaax In memory of Riley Jane Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

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    I personally think it would be way to hard to concentrate...that's just me though..
     
  6. armorshell

    armorshell One Man Freak Show Dentist Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    I only post drunk, or haven't you guys realized that yet?
     
  7. SugarNaCl

    SugarNaCl Dental Student Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Question. Since many vits in multivitamins are water soluble rather than fat soluble, taking them with that much water may defeat the entire purpose of taking them...no? So in 45 minutes, you will have to pee and there goes the vitamin and your money right down the toilet. Now THAT is something I would ponder for hours if I were drunk.
     
  8. armorshell

    armorshell One Man Freak Show Dentist Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    I may be remembering A&P wrong, but I think the path from gut to urinary tract involves a trip to the liver. :thumbup:
     
  9. Streetwolf

    Streetwolf Ultra Senior Member Dentist 7+ Year Member

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    No man, see, that's the beauty of his scheme. By drinking alcohol he essentially renders his liver functionless, allowing the multivitamin to pass straight through his system and out the 'front door'. So now we all think he's trying to be healthy when in reality he isn't.
     
  10. SirShagaLot

    SirShagaLot Move Maker Extraordinaire 5+ Year Member

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    cant say i've never posted drunk, but usually i just browse and then go raid the kitchen:D
     
  11. KOM

    KOM Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Speaking of which...I need a beer!
     
  12. SugarNaCl

    SugarNaCl Dental Student Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Come on Armorshell! ;) You know there is more to it than that. It is a matter of bioavailability and unfortunately, your average multivitamin states how much is in the tab, not how much is actually bioavailable. It has to make it through a major chunk of the digestive system before it moves to the liver and into the bloodstream. The chelated ones escort the vitamins to the bloodstream, but unfortunately, most that aren't pharmaceutical grade don't have this feature. INTERESTING... no? Vit A, D..hormone (fat soluble) can be stored, but B,C etc(water soluble) has to be replenished. There is evidence that you could actually be receiving 65% less due to bioavailability of the tablets (aka it passes right through without being absorbed and is excreted as waste). Liquid form allows for the vitamins/nutrients to be more easily absorbed. Learn something new every day. Don't I feel like a wealth of relatively useless knowledge.

    More interesting, despite this, I misspelled soluble in my previous post and just noticed it now.
     
  13. DDSBound

    DDSBound 2+ Year Member

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    Roger that! This is true. You have to be very careful about which multivitamins you buy.
     
  14. SirShagaLot

    SirShagaLot Move Maker Extraordinaire 5+ Year Member

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    lol, multivitamins, u guys are funny.....does coffee count as a multivitamin?
     
  15. kevin512

    kevin512 :) 10+ Year Member

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    Tooth85, sometimes I feel like my life is an alcoholic haze, but then I remember I have been in the library for 10 hours.
     
  16. SugarNaCl

    SugarNaCl Dental Student Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    I think I skipped right over the actual point of this post... if there was one.
     
  17. wizziefiend

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    O there's a point. Share your hangover remedies.

    To make it dental relevent....I give you this prompt:

    Sunday morning comes and you've got the DAT bright and early Monday morning. You've got just one more day to study but that hangover is like a knife in the head. What do you do? What's the physiology behind it?


    (i need your answers, lol, although Ive got no test, i just have to move and my head is killing me!)
     
  18. SugarNaCl

    SugarNaCl Dental Student Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Drunk, hungover or not, good stuff to know. Time = only complete cure

    Oh no...I'm taking my DAT and I have dehydration due to inhibition of vasopressin production.
    Remedy: Drink water like OP. To prevent this you would have to drink something like 2:1 water:alcohol volume. .

    Vitamin A,B6,C depletion -- Remedy: see previous post

    Prostaglandin synthesis -- Remedy: Asprin

    Glutamine inhibition--Pharm grade supplement?

    Toxic acetaldehyde... Increase your cysteine levels? egg yolks...bleck!

    It is rec one drinks fruit juices high in C and B vit, water, 2 asprin, liquid or chelated multivit. esp B6 and food. No coffee, tea or soda for you!

    Next time I will have to eat some fatty foods (given this hypothetical situation) that will slow the rate the alcohol is absorbed at...on the other hand, it will take me longer to have fun, make an ass out of myself and lower my inhibitions... darn catch 22s. Now wish me good luck on my "DAT" (keeping it dental related)
     
  19. UnderRep

    UnderRep Traveling the US 2+ Year Member

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    who cares i call vodka my fun juice.

    You ever drink during a final exam?
    I found it really didnt effect my thought process since i knew the material drunk or not.
     
  20. SugarNaCl

    SugarNaCl Dental Student Moderator Emeritus 5+ Year Member

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    Why do you suppose this thread isn't closed yet?
     
  21. DDSBound

    DDSBound 2+ Year Member

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    What does any of this have to do with dental anything?
     
  22. pmantz

    pmantz Member 5+ Year Member

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    Doesn't caffiene increase vasodialaton thus increasing the efficacy of pain killers. My cure is tons of coffee/water/OJ and 600 mg of ibuprofen, a good breakfast and many episodes of simpsons and family guy on tivo. You can always go for the hair of the dog, but this is only acceptable on boats, golf courses or camping with your buddies.

    The best way to avoid is eating foods high in fat and carbs combined with copious amounts of water before bed.


    Happy Drinking
     
  23. ItsGavinC

    ItsGavinC Dentist Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Nothing, closing.
     

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