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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