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A 19-year-old male asked:

If a person is alcohol dependent and slowly and carefully cuts down drinking is it possible they wont get withdrawal symptoms at all?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Yes, IF able to reduce gradually (maybe a half drink every 2-3 days) you will not have withdrawal. It's easier if you eat a healthy diet (rich in organic veggies and fruits, low in sugars/starches), take a quality multivitamin and the L-5-MTHF form of folate (folic acid). Kudzu root proven to reduce cravings for alcohol. Exercise, stress reduction, counseling & EFT can help. See http://tinyurl.com/jhhmexs

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