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What to do if I have a friend with a crazy coke addiction?

What to do if I have a friend with a crazy coke addiction?

Al-Anon: Try going to Al-Anon. It is a group designed to support and help those whose lives are significantly impacted by someone who is an alcoholic or addict. www.alanon.org ...Read more

Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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How to quit my coke addiction?

How to quit my coke addiction?

Addiction: Talk to an addiction specialist to see if need referral to Rehabilitation center. ...Read more

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What to do about diet coke addiction?

What to do about diet coke addiction?

Find alternative: If you can find something else you prefer, your reliance will decrease. You can also try diluting it more and more until it no longer has the same appeal to you. That worked for me. My wife found an alternative by combining carbonated water with a little fruit juice. It's better than diet coke. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to quit my coke addiction?

Can you tell me how to quit my coke addiction?

Cocaine?: If you mean Cocaine and not coca-cola then I would strongly recommend you find a Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meeting your area and go! The people there will know doctors and rehab centers in your area that can help. The NA meetings are also very helpful for those trying to beat addiction. www.na.org ...Read more

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My faimly and I have a diet coke addiction- please help!?

My faimly and I have a diet coke addiction- please help!?

Soda Addiction....: Use behavior modification techniques. Try keeping a journal or simply counting every time you drink soda instead of water or unsweetened tea. (avoid artificial sweeteners, too since they may raise your cravings for sweets).Coke also has caffeine which is an addictive substance.Hypnosis also can help. Good luck, let me know how it helps. ...Read more

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What is worse a coke addiction or oxycodone addiction?

What is worse a coke addiction or oxycodone addiction?

Both are bad: Cocaine is more likely to lead to stroke and cardiovascular issues, where as oxycodone is more likely to lead to respiratory depression. Both are bad and i would not trade one for the other. Seek professional help to break free of each. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addiction to coke?

What are the symptoms of addiction to coke?

Cocaine addiction: Like other addictions involves obsession with obtaining and using the drug, giving up other activities that were pleasurable, quitting then restarting use, financial and relationship problems, loss of sex drive, needing increasing quantities to get high, agitation, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, paranoia, weight loss, inability to function in social situations without it, and others like death! ...Read more

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Hi, I have an addiction to coke can you suggest some relievers to help with withdrawal symptoms?

See your doctor: There are some medications that can help with Cocaine addiction, but no magic bullet, a few studies have seen some benefit with antibuse, the same drug used for alcohol problems but works in by different mechanism for cocaine, perhaps some benefit with wellbutrin (bupropion) and some stimulants, however none of these are fda approved. But along with meetings or counseling may help if very motivated. ...Read more

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What can I do stop my addiction of drinking to much coke ?

Stop drinking coke: I know it is not that simple. Any addictive behavior is hard to change. Yes if you are asking this question you are addicted to coke. It is not just alcohol, cigarettes, and illegal drugs that become addictive. Addictive behavior is in part just a habit that becomes very compelling to do over and over and becomes very difficult to resist. Let friends and family know you want to stop. ...Read more

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Coke (Definition)

Coke is a term for the illegal drug cocaine, which provides a stimulant effect ...Read more