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Inability To Stop Drinking (Overview)

Inability to stop drinking is a clinical finding in which a person can not stop drinking alcohol, possibly in spite of wanting to quit. This occurs with alcohol dependence.


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What can I do about having anxiety, racing thoughts and the inability to stop drinking?

What can I do about having anxiety, racing thoughts and the inability to stop drinking?

Anxiety & drinking: Getting help for your drinking is a priority, to detox with guidance and tx by qualified psychiatrist who would also help u with your other mood symptoms. ...Read more

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Inability To Stop Drinking (Overview)

Inability to stop drinking is a clinical finding in which a person can not stop drinking alcohol, possibly in spite of wanting to quit. This occurs with alcohol dependence.


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I need to get rid of a pot belly that I got when I drank years ago (but quit drinking)?

I need to get rid of a pot belly that I got when I drank years ago (but quit drinking)?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read more

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Is there something I can take that will help prevent seizures while trying to stop drinking?

Is there something I can take that will help prevent seizures while trying to stop drinking?

Benzodiazepines: For many years there has been concern about withdrawal seizures in patients that abuse alcohol. The classic treatment has always been a benzodiazepine. Many forms are available including klonopin, (clonazepam) ativan, valium, etc. You can discuss this with your physician. These can be used for a period of time during withdrawal, then gradually weaned off over time. ...Read more

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What can I do about having anxiety, racing thoughts and the inability to stop drinking?

Anxiety & drinking: Getting help for your drinking is a priority, to detox with guidance and tx by qualified psychiatrist who would also help u with your other mood symptoms. ...Read more

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How to help one to stop drinking?

How to help one to stop drinking?

Alcohol: If you have a history of chronic, heavy alcohol use, you may need to be detoxified in a hospital. Encourage you to become involved with alcoholics anonymous (aa). It is free, confidential, supportive and can be very effective. Additionally, consider working with an addiction medicine specialist or an addiction psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I stop drinking.........?

How can I stop drinking.........?

Reach out for help: Right away. Call a trusted family member or friend (who doesn't drink) and ask for help. Find out where your local aa meetings are and plan to visit one every night this week, if they are available. Get a sponsor at aa! find an addiction psychotherapist or psychiatrist to help you sort through all of the emotional issues and help you with medication if indicated. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can stop drinking?

Can i tell me how i can stop drinking?

Alcohol: If you have a history of chronic, heavy alcohol use, you may need to be detoxified in a hospital. Encourage you to become involved with alcoholics anonymous (aa). It is free, confidential, supportive and can be very effective. Additionally, consider working with an addiction medicine specialist or an addiction psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I know if I should stop drinking?

How can I know if I should stop drinking?

If you are asking: then you have a problem and need to seek help. Try counseling or AA. ...Read more

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How can I help my boyfriend stop drinking?

How can I help my boyfriend stop drinking?

Get expert help: Excess drinking is a major health problem and requires expert diagnosis and treatment. One can join an offshot of aa called alanon for friends and relatives of problem drinkers to find out how to help the problem drinker. ...Read more

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