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I think I am addicted to cannabis?

I think I am addicted to cannabis?

Probably: If you think you are, you probably are. Cannabis can be very addictive. Fortunately, there is no physical addiction and no withdrawal symptoms when you stop. More importantly, the first and most important step in stopping any addiction is to recognize you have a problem and you have already taken that step. ...Read more

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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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How do I prove that I am addicted to something?

How do I prove that I am addicted to something?

Ask a loved one: Most people with addictions tend to have lots of denial about their own problems, many defence mechinisms are use, they rationalize, justify, intellectualize, blame their use on circumstances or others for their problem. Is what you are doing causing problems in other areas, have you tried to stop and can't or feel horrible when doing so. Is life a lot more complicated than it should be! ...Read more

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I am going to depression I believe.

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I am going to depression I believe.

Depression: Depression is common. Symptoms can affect day-to-day life and can become very distressing. Treatments include talking (psychological) treatments and antidepressant medicines. Treatment takes time to work but has a good chance of success. Please see your Doctor for assessment. http://patient.info/health/depression-leaflet ...Read more

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I am addicted to coffee. Is it bad for you? How do I quit? I feel I get anxious when. I drink it. I am on antidepressants. No drink=withdrawal

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I am addicted to coffee. Is it bad for you? How do I quit? I feel I get anxious when. I drink it. I am on antidepressants. No drink=withdrawal

Moderation is key: The benefits of of coffee consumption outweigh the risks for most people. By exercising regularly, making smart food choices and drinking coffee in moderation, will make you look and feel better. ...Read more

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What to do if I am paranoid from weed/cannabis?

What to do if I am paranoid from weed/cannabis?

Marijuana paranoia: Your paranoia could be mild or could involve a full-blown drug-induced psychosis. Psychosis means loss of contact with reality. If your paranoia shows that your thoughts are beyond mild suspiciousness, your problem is severe and would suggest that stopping marijuana use might be important. If these symptoms continue medical help is warranted. ...Read more

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How can I stop eating unhealthy food? I believe I am addicted to it. If I stop abruptly I feel deprived.

How can I stop eating unhealthy food? I believe I am addicted to it. If I stop abruptly I feel deprived.

See below: Make small EASY changes every few days. Add a healthy food and reduce or eliminate an unhealthy choice every few days. If the urge for a favorite food is too strong to resist, give yourself permission to take just a smaller portion than usual without feeling guilty. For more information on the Mediterranean Diet see http://bit.ly/1Bdzwix and http://bit.ly/1rTjasA ...Read more

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I think I may be addicted to laxatives. How do I stop?

I think I may be addicted to laxatives. How do I stop?

Laxative addiction: You might want to attend a meeting of overeaters anonymous (oa). Laxative addiction may be a form of bulimia, and you may find support in oa from others who are recovering from this disorder. You may also want to be evaluated by your primary care physician or internist, since you laxative addiction may have dangerous metabolic consequences. ...Read more

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Am i addicted to morphine? What should I do?

Am i addicted to morphine? What should I do?

Possibly: The fact that you asked the question is a big clue. However this does not mean you are addicted to morphine. Addiction requires you to involve improper behavior patterns to obtain or maintain your morphine medications, i.e., steal, or involve in illegal activities. You should seek advice from a pain specialist or drug detox center for more info. ...Read more

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How can I tell my parents that i think I am depressed?

How can I tell my parents that i think I am depressed?

Call 1-800-843-5200: Consider looking at the website for the california youth crisis line (see http://bit.Ly/1adjjch). Call the line & talk to someone about your situation. I'll bet you'll feel better. They will try 2 understand your feelings. ...Read more

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I am a marijuana addict. I cannot stop smoking weed. I have tried to quit for weeks and failed. I need help.

I am a marijuana addict. I cannot stop smoking weed. I have tried to quit for weeks and failed. I need help.

Go to doctor: Look up addiction doctors online near your home and make an appointment. They will be able to treat you with medication and therapy. If is very difficult to treat addiction on your own. There are also NA programs that are helpful. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am a really nervous person. I am pregnant now. How can I calm myself down?

I am a really nervous person. I am pregnant now. How can I calm myself down?

Meditation: Meditation is an excellent way to reduce anxiety without medication. There are guided meditations that you can get on cd's or you could also get an anxiety self help book for other anti-anxiety exercises. Here are some sample meditations http://markspsychiatry.Com/self-help/meditation-room/. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am becoming addicted to my prescription medication?

How do I know if I am becoming addicted to my prescription medication?

Here are some clues: Do you constantly think about your next dose? Do you repeatedly run out of your medicine early? Do you sometimes lose track of how many doses you take? Do you think a lot about obtaining or taking this medicine? Has anyone close to you suggested that you might be addicted? Does the medicine not help you function the way you used to? These could be clues that you are addicted. ...Read more

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If I am now addicted to masturbating how can I stop?

If I am now addicted to masturbating how can I stop?

Real addiction?: It's very difficult for either gender not to touch themselves especially when there's no partner for a while. This isn't an addiction. Enjoy yourself and keep comfortable; think nice things (maybe about the girl you'll marry). If you are obsessed with erotica and it's taking all your time & emotional energy, get with your physician for some medication &/or reprogramming talk rx; it'll make u bettr. ...Read more

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I am ganja addicted...How can I leave this and i want my healthy body?

I am ganja addicted...How can I leave this and i want my healthy body?

Meditation, herbs &: People can become emotionally dependent on marijuana and often use it to calm anxiety. Finding other ways to calm yourself can help. I advise regular meditation, exercise, magnesium, b vitamins, herbs like tulsi (holy basil) & ashwagandha & Amino Acids 5-htp and l-theanine. Emotional freedom technique can help too- see eftuniverse.Com. Some find help with support groups like marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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I think I am slowly becoming insane. What can I do to stay mentally healthy?

I think I am slowly becoming insane. What can I do to stay mentally healthy?

This must be: Frightening for you. I would encourage you to seek psychiatric evaluation to get a better understanding of what is happening. In the meantime , good self-care is essential. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night ; good nutrition with 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi or yoga. ...Read more