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I am a current addict to smoking herion. I relapse due to emotions. On Suboxone. But can opiates help maintain depression? No one understands me.

I am a current addict to smoking herion. I relapse due to emotions. On Suboxone. But can opiates help maintain depression? No one understands me.

Yes and no: Sometimes people use opiates or heroin because of depression. Sometimes people develop depression because of their use of care when or opiates. The term dual diagnosis is usually used when people have an addiction problem plus a depression problem. Both things need to be treated. Antidepressants counseling or exercise would help with the depression. ...Read more

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Hi, i tried dip for about 3 months and i stopped because i felt myself getting addicted. My gums, and cheek have been sore, my jaw even hurt a little.?

Hi, i tried dip for about 3 months and i stopped because i felt myself getting addicted. My gums, and cheek have been sore, my jaw even hurt a little.?

Glad you stopped: That is one foul habit. Aside from the nasty aesthetics, causes lots of oral and dental problems, including tooth loss, and cancer. Also associated with other cancers, heart disease, addictive. Visit your dentist. ...Read more

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Could you be a sex addict if you're a virgin?

Could you be a sex addict if you're a virgin?

Possibly: If you are addicted to pornographic movies & videos &/or can't control very frequent urges to masturbate & self gratify. Suggest you seek counselng if this "obsession" is interfering with you life. Good luck. ...Read more

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What're some signs of a person being addicted to painkillers?

What're some signs of a person being addicted to painkillers?

Addiction: A person who has lost control on medication use. Takes more that prescribed, attempts to borrow, but or steal medication and drugs from others. Uses meds for purposes other than intended. ...Read more

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What should you do when you're addicted to the medication you need?

What should you do when you're addicted to the medication you need?

difficult question: Not sure what you mean by addiction. If you are on chronic pain medications this can be a very difficult, though not impossible issue. If they are psych medications for depression, anxiety, etc this may as equally difficult. To answer your question, more info on the drug(s) is necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I take tadalafil for ED, ist cause addict to the drug? without drug cannot do intercause? or can take this drug for short term use? what r sideffct

If I take tadalafil for ED, ist cause addict to the drug? without drug cannot do intercause? or can take this drug for short term use? what r sideffct

What is your ?: Not sure what you are asking. Tadalafil is NOT addictive. It is indicated to treat erectile dysfunction and/or benign prostatic hypertrophy. Most common side effect is muscle pain. If you develop any visual or hearing problems after taking the drug stop. The drug can be used daily or on demand. ...Read more

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How can you know if you're addicted to sex?

How can you know if you're addicted to sex?

Sources of help: See Dr. Lavi's excellent description, which applies also to any addictive behavior. Addictive behavior deserves assistance. Psychiatric evaluation(I recommend primary care referral) can get to an underlying reason for the behavior, &meds may help,&cognitive behavioral therapy & support groups can be very helpful; ask psychiatrist/social worker/counselor for recommendation of a local support group. ...Read more

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What do you do when you're addicted to computer games?

What do you do when you're addicted to computer games?

Sell your computer: Presumably your addiction is a problem that causes some sort of psychosocial pain. It may seem incomprehensible, but you may need to sell your computer. You want to put as many barriers between you and the addiction as possible. Develop a support group and have someone to call when the urge to play games develops. Or get really good, and somehow harness your addiction to help the greater good. ...Read more

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What do you do if you're addicted to adderal, if it's possible to get addicted to it?

What do you do if you're addicted to adderal, if it's possible to get addicted to it?

It is possible: To become addicted to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If it happened to you, get the help and support that you need and deserve! make a meeting, see an addiction psychiatrist, do something today! ...Read more

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Is it true that once you're addicted to cigarettes, you're always addicted?

Is it true that once you're addicted to cigarettes, you're always addicted?

No, that is not true: No, not always. Cigarette addiction takes many years of "sobriety, " and sufficient time, probably measured in years, must pass before you may consider yourself "addiction-free." i believe that willpower and mindfulness play important roles in abstinence. One must be willing to not smoke and to utilize the knowledge that cravings pass if wait them out. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I am addicted?

Unable to stop habit: If you cannot stop habit inspite of consequences it is a sign of addict. ...Read more

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How can I avoid becoming addicted?

How can I avoid becoming addicted?

Dont experiment: Even once is too much - avoid experimenting - learn more at - http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/addiction/drugs/. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of an addict?

What is the medical definition of an addict?

There really isn't 1: because "addict" is not a medical term, and actually our field is coming around to eliminate the words "addict' and "alcoholic" from our vocabularies. The formal term for the disorder is "substance use disorder," where you put the drug involved up front - like "alcohol use disorder" or "opiate use disorder." There are 11 criteria, and if 7 or more present, that is a "severe" disorder= addiction. ...Read more

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Is there a way to know if I am a food addict?

Overeaters Anonymous: There is a set of self-evaluation questions on the oa web site at www.Oa.Org. Oa uses the same 12 steps as aa. It is not a "diet club, " but is an effective way out of the misery of compulsive eating. As one oa member described, "in oa i can face my stuff instead of stuffing my face.". ...Read more

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Is it possible to force someone to be addicted?

Contrl factor: If the other person is controlling you and providing you and keep on providing then pleasure becomes addiction. ...Read more

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Is it true that once an addict always an addict?

Yes?: From a biological standpoint yes in my opinion, people can be sober 10, 20 or more years and still relapse severely if the substance is reintroduced. From a recovery standpoint identifying as an addict is very helpful for most. It keeps people in recovery; grounded, humble and reminds them where they were. Some don't take this same view which may work for them, but most can't escape their biology. ...Read more

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How do you convince someone that they are addicted?

How do you convince someone that they are addicted?

Point out compulsion: A difficult task, but if you can get the person to realize that they are doing substnces or alcohol at the expense of loved ones or doing things they should - like work obligations etc. You can sometimes get through. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm addicted the master bastion I'm want to control it..

I'm addicted the master bastion
I'm want to control it..

Please repost: and explain what you mean by "addicted" and what you mean by "control." Does "addicted" mean you put your hand under your clothes and do it in public or out on the street, or at work, school or parties? Do you do it alone, with friends, or with strangers? By "control" mean do you mean you want to stop doing it altogether or just less often than every five minutes? ...Read more