• savanyucukorka savanyucukorka
    July 08, 2012
    Do I have a vodka allergy?
    savanyucukorka savanyucukorka
    July 08, 2012

    After I drink a gulp of vodka, I have a racing heart rate, and I feel dizzy. I don't have a gluten or wheat intolarence. What can be the cause of it? Thank you. OD.



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  • James Leary August 07, 2014
    James Leary
    August 07, 2014



    Did you ever find out what the cause of your reaction was?  I noticed that you posted another reply about talking to your GP.  Was your doctor able to perform a food allergy test?  I am not a doctor and can't diagnose you, but perhaps the reaction was to something you ate or frequently eat when consuming alcohol (or vodka).  Vodkas can also be made with more than just wheat/gluten sources, so perhaps there's a clue there.


    If you've found an answer, please consider returnign to the community to let us know what you've learned.  I'm sure your discoveries can be of great help to someone else!


    Best of luck,



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  • mixyllplix August 07, 2012
    August 07, 2012

    My suspicion is alcohol allergy.  It happens.  If you don't have a history of high blood pressure or gluten/wheat intolerance, your body may just be becoming more allergic to the alcohol.  Does your nose get stuffed up as well?

    • savanyucukorka
      August 07, 2012
      August 07, 2012

      I haven't noticed that my nose get stuffed. Yeah my first thought was also alcohol allergy but my GP told me it's incredibly rare. After the two occasion with vodka i haven't really drunk anything just beer and wine. And i didn't have problem.

      But i have to admit i drank max. half glass of them and quite rarely.

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