About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment
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The executive who drinks at lunch, then adds a Scotch or two before dinner, and enjoys a round of drinks at a weekend party may be a candidate for an elusive ailment that Dr. Simmy Bank calls "the three-martini syndrome."
The condition affects the pancreas, provoking abdominal pain that may readily be confused with symptoms of other diseases. The syndrome is not widespread. It can...
-- Earl Lane