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Dry beriberi

Dry beriberi

paraplegic beriberi, affecting chiefly the peripheral nerves; its clinical pattern is predominantly that of a polyneuropathy without associated congestive failure.

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alcohol question

... urge to drink as much as possible. I suspect that without actually experiencing it, it's simply impossible to understand what that's like. As for beriberi, I don't really know how common it is. In the U.S., it's found almost exlusively in alcoholics. Getting it would largely depend on the diet ...

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by pdavis68
Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: alcohol question
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