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How can I quit drinking alcohol after 7 months of drinking?

How can I quit drinking alcohol after 7 months of drinking?

If you can't: If you want to stop alcohol, but you can't, it's called alcoholism. Seek help from your doctor, a drug/alcohol counselor and aa. ...Read more

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How long after quitting smoking will I stop craving nicotine?

How long after quitting smoking will I stop craving nicotine?

Varies: Typically, two weeks before your nicotine addiction is assuaged. However, psychological addiction can take longer to conquer. People have "drug dreams" with nicotine for years after cessation. Don't give in to cravings when they happen. Be resolved to stop smoking. See: ask for support http://health.Nih.Gov/topic/smokingcessation/from the nih website on smoke cessation. ...Read more

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Sick after smoking marijuana?

Sick after smoking marijuana?

Marijuana: Marijuana can make you sick from toxins absorbed( smoke), oxygen deprivation, or other over-indulgances combined with smoking. ...Read more

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Wheezing after quitting smoking?

Wheezing after quitting smoking?

How long after?: If you just quit smoking very recently, the wheezing can come from the resultant increase in sputum production that occurs after the bronchial tree's mucociliary elevator starts up again (long story) and as such may stop after several weeks. However, the fear would be that emphysema has already set in, and this wheeze would be permanent, then. ...Read more

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Vomiting black after drinking to much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana?

Vomiting black after drinking to much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana?

Probably : Related to gastritis or a gastric ulcer or an esophageal injury from the vomitting. You need to be examined by your doctor. You also need to abstain from alcohol( and drugs) before you do some serious damage that may affect your life in the shsort run or worse cause chronic liver disease, to mention just 2 negatives from the excesses. Be smart...You are not as immortal as you think. ...Read more

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How to stop vomiting after drinking alcohol?

How to stop vomiting after drinking alcohol?

Don't drink: If you drink so much you vomit each time you have a problem and need help. See your doctor or contact aa. ...Read more

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When after quitting chantix can you drink again?

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Never: I worry about the person who asks, "when can i drink again." it indicates that they may have an alcohol addiction. I would ask yourself why you are already planning out when your next drink will be. ...Read more

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Why has food stopped tasting of anything six weeks after quitting smoking?

Why has food stopped tasting of anything six weeks after quitting smoking?

Because smoking: Smoking effects the taste buds and the food taste differently, and than when you quit the taste buds are returning to normal and for a while your taste of food may be lost or different do not start smoking again and give some time for food to taste better if it persists see your doctor or ENT speciaist. ...Read more

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No cough after quitting smoking, why?

No cough after quitting smoking, why?

What's the problem?: You quit. Congrats. Why do you think that quitting would cause a a cough. Be happy and worry about something else. ...Read more

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Is drinking cold water after long hours of continuous talking bad?

Is drinking cold water after long hours of continuous talking bad?

No: It's fine to drink water, cold or warm after talking a lot. If you are hoarse from talking cold liquids may actually help a little bit. ...Read more

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How long dies bloating last after drinking alcoholl?

How long dies bloating last after drinking alcoholl?

Drinking Alcohol: Bloating is not a common occurrence when drinking alcohol. There must be more to the story here. ...Read more

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How long after drinking alcohol can start antabuse (disulfiram)?

How long after drinking alcohol can  start antabuse (disulfiram)?

Eight hours: Just stop drinking - half life of alcohol is about four hours. Good luck. ...Read more

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Vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana...Is that serious?

Vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana...Is that serious?

Really serious!: Black or coffee-ground looking material likely is blood denatured by acid in your stomach. You're bleeding! stop the beer and smokes, avoid nsaid's (like ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) advil, aspirin) and get yourself right to the emergency room please (call 911 now if you're dizzy or weakening). ...Read more

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When can you start drinking again alcoholic beverages after a tonsillectomy?

When can you start drinking again alcoholic beverages after a tonsillectomy?

Tonsillectomy: When the tissues are healed, no pain with swallowing acidic or solid foods. ...Read more

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How much time will I be irritable after quitting smoking and drinking?

How much time will I be irritable after quitting smoking and drinking?

Kind of up to you: Irritability following smoking cessation usually is maximal about a week out, and tends to fade by 2-3 weeks. If you were physically dependent on alcohol, some post-acute withdrawal syndrome can persist for several weeks. However, you don't have to just endure it. Exercise will help get your endorphins going and make you feel better, as can group supports, meditation and other activities. ...Read more

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When will I stop coughing / hacking after quitting smoking?

When will I stop coughing / hacking after quitting smoking?

Possibilities...: Your cough may be a sign of bronchospasm. It is possible you have COPD as a result of your smoking. Smoking cessation is necessary to decrease airway inflammation so congrats on quitting. You need to see your doctor so this cough can be diagnosed and treated. There is no cure for COPD but treatments are available to control symptoms, including the cough so see your doctor asap! ...Read more

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How long does fullness, nausea persist after stopping alcohol? Especially after a period of heavy alcohol abuse (drinking daily for few months).

How long does fullness, nausea persist after stopping alcohol? Especially after a period of heavy alcohol abuse (drinking daily for few months).

Sorry...: ...you've provided insufficient information regarding your liver and GI status to answer your question. However, congratulations on choosing a healthier path! ...Read more

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Should I try exercise while having SOB after quitting smoking?

Should I try exercise while having SOB after quitting smoking?

In General Yes: Exercise is recommended even for patients who have advanced lung disease. SOB should be investigated by a doctor first to find out what's causing it and whether something needs to be done. Common causes include asthma, anemia (low blood count), emphysema and reconditioning. ...Read more

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After how long after drinking doxyline can you drink alcohol?

After how long after drinking doxyline can you drink alcohol?

Drug interaction: Checker reveals that there may be some minor (unspecified) interactions which should not be clinically problematic. ...Read more

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When nicotine receptors will be gone after quitting smoking?

Got it backwards : Nicotine (nicotinic) receprors are so named because they have an affinity for bonding with nicotine. That's where nicotine exerts its effects. They were there before you started using nicotine, and will be there after you stop. Think of any other receptor site that has an affinity for a specific biochemical (serotonin, dopamine, endorphin, acetylcholine, gaba, etc). ...Read more