What is Beer?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea. It is produced by the brewing and fermentation of starches, the most common of which is malted barley, although wheat, corn, and rice are also widely used.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stress 2 1
General health 1 0
Support weight gain 1 1
Thirst 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
1
Mild
2
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Beer

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 2

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Beer

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Beer

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Beer

Duration

Currently using Beer

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Beer

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Beer

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Sep 14, 1970)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support weight gain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 L Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 31, 2008 (Started Aug 05, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: do not get drunk or drive

  • 0 helpful marks
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