hm, I read that link. Interesting. So many ways to mess up the body with alcohol.
I would go back to the doctor. It also stated that nutrition and Vitamin D are important in the treatment of this - which I have found both to be an important part of my own healthy living. Vitamin D was a life-changing supplement for me, and I'm not exaggerating.
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.
~ Isak Dinesen