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Doctor insights on: How To Curb Alcohol Cravings

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What is the best thing to do while having a craving for alcohol?

What is the best thing to do while having a craving for alcohol?

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

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How do people overcome cravings for alcohol?

How do people overcome cravings for alcohol?

Many strategies: In addition to dr. Blixt's fine suggestions, avoiding sugar & taking high doses of vitamins b1, b3 and b6 can be very helpful. Those who crave alcohol usually have hereditary metabolic imbalances & often are also addicted to sugar, caffeine & tobacco. They are often depressed. It is important to address these issues as well. The vitamin cure for alcoholism by abram hoffer md is a great resource. ...Read more

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Is there any type of drug to stop you craving alcohol ?

Is there any type of drug to stop you craving alcohol ?

Yes, but . . .: There are medications that can help with alcohol craving, but it's most important to have a frank discussion with your doctor about treatments for this. Try to be open-minded about options and avoid anchoring on the idea of using one drug to stop another. "Behavioral therapies", such as Alcoholics Anonymous, are cheap, readily available, and show long-term effectiveness. Discuss with doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine besides campral that helps with alcohol cravings?

Is there any medicine besides campral that helps with alcohol cravings?

Yes: Naltrexone helps with cravings and comes in pill or an injection that lasts 30 days. Other meds that have also shown some promise are topamax, (topiramate) baclofen, neurontin, odansetron, bases on genetics, some people respond to certain meds better than others. All can help if motivated and getting other support. ...Read more

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What if i were an alcoholic, would i be craving and wanting the alcohol in my house?

What if i were an alcoholic, would i be craving and wanting the alcohol in my house?

No.: You will not grow hair in unwanted places. Now if i can get biotin to grow hair on my scalp-that's the ticket! seriously, it will promote healthier hair on your body, but will not grow hair. But healthy skin and hair are nice! ...Read more

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Could you tell me if i were an alcoholic, would i be craving and wanting the alcohol in my house?

Not always: Some alcoholics "binge, " and can go for periods w/o any, but whenever drink, do so "to excess." daily/chronic alcoholics do tend to keep it in the house, for regular use, or "just in case" run out during night or blue-law periods, etc. If concerned, seek assistance w/alcohol abuse evaluation and treatment, if necessary. ...Read more

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Always craving alcohol, but I don't drink. Why is that?

You felt differently: Apparently, alcohol made you feel differently - possibly, calmer, more relaxed, disinhibited. He also possible, that you have a problem with blood sugar regulation: alcohol is an easy fuel, even easier then a carbohydrate. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get cravings for nicotine and alcohol when I take adderral?

Why do I get cravings for nicotine and alcohol when I take adderral?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): If you smoke cigarettes you will fiend for them while on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). For instance, a social smoker to go out for a smoke and end up chain-smoking three or four cigarettes just because of how enjoyable they are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and alcohol can be potentially dangerous Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will dampen your body's natural response to being tired, too intoxicated, read more: http://www.Drugs-forum.Com/foru. ...Read more

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