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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Reduce alcohol use:: Start with a non-alcoholic drink, delay the 1st alcoholic drink & increase the delay, measure your drinks, limit to 1/hr, drink slowly, be aware of ea ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience in Dentistry
Seek help...: Quit!, Seek professional help such as rehab and counseling. Identify the reasons, or root cause(s) behind why you drink. Be honest with yourself... ho ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid ... Read More
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Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Not physical growth: Alcohol in young age may not affect physical growth but will certainly affect psychological development. You need to learn how to manage in the world ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Alcohol withdrawal: Kindling is the phenomenon which occurs as a result of repeated withdrawal from benzodiazepines or alcohol that leads to increasingly severe withdrawa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Core temperature : Decrease. Alcohol induces peripheral vasodilation and causes a feeling of warmth in the skin, however increase in skin blood flow lowers the core bod ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Being drunk: Being intoxicated are the primary manifestations -- slurred speech, loss of control of fine motor movements, confusion with tasks requiring thinking, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
AA does work best: But it's not for everyone. It still is a good idea to take advantage of as many aa components as you can in building a custom treatment. Firm but pati ... Read More
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Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Complicated: Iscd 2010 study ranked etoh as most harmful of all drugs (eg, cirrhosis of the liver, fas, esophageal varices, dementia, premature aging, etoh poisoni ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Alternative programs: The largest alternative to 12-step treatment in the US is SMART recovery, and there are many others. Most treatment programs use evidence-based forms ... Read More

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