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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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I feel really weird because i combined alcohol, meth, & nyquil and puked a little blood. What should I do?

I feel really weird because i combined alcohol, meth, & nyquil and puked a little blood. What should I do?

Stop doing it.: I doubt you've permanently damaged yourself, but maybe this is a message: quit messing up your body! what you're doing is called 'polysubstance abuse'. You're 39 and should know better. Time to make an appointment with a counselor knowledgeable in substance abuse as well as other mental health problems. ...Read more

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I need to know an OTC drug to help a friend relax and get through his issues with his heroin and meth addiction. Same effect as alcohol. Thanks.

I need to know an OTC drug to help a friend relax and get through his issues with his heroin and meth addiction. Same effect as alcohol. Thanks.

Drug Withdrawal: First an addict coming off of meth and heroin needs to be observed during withdrawal. There is too much risk in detoxing without medical attention close at hand. There is no otc medication to help one stay safe while detoxing. Your friend needs to be in a safe and medical place for this. ...Read more

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My ex has been smoking meth for a while. Never touched a drug besides alcohol ever. If its been on her skin and mouth how long does it stay. Test fri.

My ex has been smoking meth for a while. Never touched a drug besides alcohol ever. If its been on her skin and mouth how long does it stay. Test fri.

If you didn't ingest: Methamphetamine, the amount that made be transferred through skin (which is essentially zero) or through kissing (which is close to zero) shouldn't result in a positive urine test. If you have depression, and are "blacking out" (losing consciousness?) you should seek medical attention for the cause and treatment. Having a methamphetamine user in your life isn't helping either, i imagine. ...Read more

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What options do I have if a high risk pregnant lady in 3rd trimester did not know she was pregnant and well used alcohol and meth?

What options do I have if  a high risk pregnant lady in 3rd trimester did not know she was pregnant and well used alcohol and meth?

See prenatal care: The first step is to see an obgyn asap and establish care. They will address her specific needs and design a plan of care. Admission for detox may be necessary. Fetal monitoring with serial sonograms, nst or biopshysical profiles may be needed. A sonogram to assess fetal growth will be important. Drug and alcohol cessation will be key. ...Read more

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What are typical signs/symptoms if withdrawal from meth?

What are typical signs/symptoms if withdrawal from meth?

Methamphetamine: Methamphetamine, commonly known simply as meth, is a highly addictive psycho-stimulant. The most common symptoms of meth withdrawal include fatigue, depression and increased appetite. Other symptoms include anxiety, irritability, agitation, restlessness, and excessive sleeping. Symptoms can last for days to weeks depending on the length of time and amount of methamphetamine used. ...Read more

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Signs of a meth usrr ?

Signs of a meth usrr
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Meth addiction: Signs include flushing, dilated pupils, hyperactivity, restlessness, sweating, twitching, tremors, irritability, paranoea. ...Read more

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What are signs of meth use or is this a sign of a serious mental dissorder?

What are signs of meth use or is this a sign of a serious mental dissorder?

Yes it is: of course it can the simplest mental illness it dependency on the meth that is a problem by itself second a lot of meth users are self treating a medical mental problem they have a doctor can diagnose and treat the problem and help you get off the meth ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are signs of meth use or signs of a serious mental dissorder?

Many signs: People abusing any long-term stimulant develop anxiety, insomnia, irritability, paranoia and sometimes outright psychosis, as well as weight loss, severe skin and dental problems, and all the problems associated either with shooting it (aids, hepatitis b/c, endocarditis, other severe infections) or smoking ("crack lung"). Some look like severe schizophrenics after only a year or two of use. ...Read more