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what can be done for a gambling addiction?

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Dr. Barbara Srur
Psychiatry 42 years experience
GA: Join gamblers anonymous and get a sponsor. Be careful not to change one addiction to another.

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How can I help my mom overcome her gambling addiction

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes but usually need professional help. I would work with a gambling addiction specialist on how you can help her best.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How can gambling addiction affect health?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
All addictions: Negatively effect our health. We spend way to much time doing them and not enough time taking care of ourselves. So exercise goes out the window; eating well goes out the window; as does socializing. All these things are part of being a healthy human being!
A 31-year-old member asked:

How do I help my boyfriend's mother's gambling addiction?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Help your: Boyfriend understand it and support him in getting her help.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Am I wrong to enable my boyfriends gambling addiction so I can have alone time?

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Dr. TRUC DAO
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Psychiatry 37 years experience
Love and addiction: When a person is addicted (to anything) anything else around his-her life has no value. There is no love when he is addicted to gambling. If you can get off his presence and rebuild a new life, do so before you waste too much of your life away a person who does not acknowledge your presence.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What can be done to stop my sports gambling addiction?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Addiction: Treatment is the same as with any addiction. This website is a good start: http://www.Ncpgambling.Org/i4a/pages/index.Cfm?Pageid=1.

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