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Best Alcohol Stove
Know its dangers: Alcohol is a strong chemical which is toxic to our dodies and can ruin your health. It causes serious injury to your liver and brain. So you have to stay within your safe limits which are:1 or2 drinks per day at most. If you drink >3 drinks any time during the week...It is too much and will shorten your life. Once you register the above dangers, then it is all a matter of self control. Counseling may. ...Read more
What is the best course of action (besides aa) for staying sober after completing detox for alcohol?
Support & meaning: U r right, detox is only the start. Addiction is a disease of disconnection, & recovery is feeling connected w others & knowing that yr life has meaning. What I see as the 3 "active ingredients" in successful recovery r 1)support from others who r succeeding @staying sober, 2) working on personal growth, & 3) improving yr spiritual or emotional groundedness. Lifering & sos r alternative grps to aa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me healthy to use alcohol as a means of releasing stress. And yes exercise is the best way to do it. But what kind?
What is the best way to stop alcohol dependincy. It sounds silly cuz I'm young so I apologize but I know already I'm getting dependant.
Alcohol & the Brain: I am very happy to hear you be honest about this. There are humans who cannot drink like gentlemen. Knowing that dependency is a problem is a gift. I have yet to meet anyone who can stop on their own. You need to do this with a group or as part of a class learning about the disease of alcoholism. Usually there will be alcohol detox facilities and treatment centers where you live. ...Read more
If you have an: Alcohol problem - encourage you to become involved in alcoholics anonymous. Call your sponsor if you have cravings. Read from the big book. Call someone on your support phone tree. An addiction medicine specialist may prescribe medications to decrease symptoms. Auricular acupuncture reduces alcohol cravings. If you have a behavioral health provider let them know about your struggle. ...Read more
Depends: Speak with your primary care physician, a referral to an addictionologist may be necessary. Consider na and aa as local resources as well. ...Read more
I have given up smoking and find I have to drink more alcohol. I am putting on weight. What is the best diet for me?
Alcohol: I don't believe people have drug or alcohol problems. I do, on the other hand, believe they have emotional problems and that they use drugs and alcohol to cope. Speak with a reputable psychotherapist about what is bothering you emotionally, and consider going to 12 step meetings. Find one that is right for you. ...Read more
Consult a specialist: It can be very dangerous to stop suddenly if you've been drinking a long time. If you experience hand tremors, sweats, or other physical withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking, the risks include withdrawal seizure, blood pressure spike, or other potentially medically dangerous complications. Get a free or low cost assessment at a treatment program, where detox meds can be givenalco if needed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No alcohol: Alcohol is a simple fatty chemical that the body can very easily turn into the typical fat tht is stored in fat cells. Alcohol is ethanol and is the same in beer, wine, whisky, tequila etc. The most appropriate answer to this in my medical opinion is this: drink water instead. No calories in a glass of water. So alcohol is bascially a fat and will make you fat like sugar in a soda. ...Read more
What is the best hangover cure, I feel really bad almost like alcohol poison, no medical just all natruel foods?
Is kombucha safe after the first trimester? The bottle says it has "trace amounts of alcohol." is it best to avoid it altogether?
I was just prescribed quinapril and would like to know what OTC pain reliever is best when needed. What are the limits on alcohol?
Avoid potassium: It's a great time to take this precaution - the only thing better would have been to get info from the doctor but they can be so quickly in and out that it's not always easy. All the usual OTC choices are a concern w/ respect to kidney function so you should call to get their advice and/or ask your pharmacist. The risk is not high, but worth attention. Moderate alcohol intake is not a problem. ...Read more
In the middleof drinking what is the best way to get him to stop when asking for more alcohol what else can I do and does putting water in beer help?
Real tough: No answer for this. If he is already intoxicated, he will unlikely be able to adapt behavior. Drinking issues need to be addressed when he is singer. ...Read more