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Beer

(bēr),
August, German physicist, 1825-1863. See: Beer-Lambert law, Beer law.

Beer

(bēr),
Georg J., ophthalmologist in Hapsburg Empire, 1763-1821. See: Beer knife.

beer

adjective Referring to some facet of beer—e.g., the colour or its inebriating effect.

noun A fermented liquor made from a malted grain, commonly barley, with hops or some other substance to impart a bitter flavour.

beer

Nutrition A fermented liquor made from a malted grain, commonly barley, with hops or some other substance to impart a bitter flavor. See Alcoholism, Purple grapes.

Patient discussion about beer

Q. Why is there ‘beer belly’? Why are overweight people that drink a lot of beer regularly said to have ‘beer belly’? Beer doesn’t seem to have so many calories – it’s not sweet

A. Indeed beer isn’t rich in sugar, but alcohol is a very caloric substance- each gram of alcohol (e.g. ethanol) has more calories than sugar (although less than fat). Beer actually has about the same amount of calories as coke.

Q. Can you become an alcoholic if you drink only beer?

A. you can become addicted to anything that has alcohol in it/beer/wine/coolers/ect.you can drink but keep an eye on how much you drink,some people are addicted and dont know it,some no it but dont want any body else to know it?alcohol is a drug treat it us so--mrfoot56

Q. I am a regular beer drinker. I am a regular beer drinker. I drink 3 cans of beer every day in the morning. Every alternate day in place of water I drink beer and especially when I am very thirsty, I drink even more beer than usual. Recently I have insomnia due to guilt as my wife has been very patient with my beer drinking for the past 14 years. I feel stressed out because of my guilt feeling and with less sleep. I feel like leaving my wife as I feel guilty every time I look at her. It has been very difficult for me and I would appreciate any suggestions which would make me feel better.

A. HELLO ADDICTION START THIS WAY....AND IT ONLY GOING TO GET WORST IF YOU DONT DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT-NOW-LIKE OLIVIA SAID...GO TO A REHAB...IF YOU CANT DO THAT RIGHT NOW...FIND OUT WHERE THEIR IS A ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING IN YOUR AREA....I DONT KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE..BUT..HERE IN THE (USA)YOU CAN FIND THAT OUT BY CALLING THERE 800#....IF THAT DOESNT WORK..HERE IS A WEB SITE THAT CAN HELP(INTHEROOMS.COM)THEY WILL HELP YOU ON YOUR WAY---MRFOOT56

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