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Doctor insights on: Physical Appearance Of A Meth Addict

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Can there be anything i can do to help a meth addict?

Can there be anything i can do to help a meth addict?

Help yourself: This is a very difficult thing for people with addiction and those who care about them. You need to emotionally protect yourself, and allow them to make their own choices, but to provide opportunities for rehab or 12 step programs like aa or na. ...Read more

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A close member of my family is a recovering addict of meth, i think she may be relapsing. What should I do?

A close member of my family is a recovering addict of meth, i think she may be relapsing. What should I do?

Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of al-anon or nar-anon for the families and friends of alcoholics and addicts. ...Read more

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Recently my fiancé relapsed on meth. We are both meth addicts and have been clean for months but now I have the urge to use again?

Recently my fiancé relapsed on meth. We are both meth addicts and have been clean for months but now I have the urge to use again?

Get your life back!: Drug addiction is a treatable disease and it’s never too soon to receive a professional help. Meth has the highest rate of relapse and it requires addicts to make substantial changes in their lifestyle. See your PCP to get a referral for inpatient drug rehabilitation, the preferred method of treatment for meth. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do meth addicts lose their teeth?

Why do meth addicts lose their teeth?

Many reasons: "meth mouth" is caused by a combination of grinding teeth, dry mouth, bad oral hygiene, and increased sugared soda intake, all of which are side effects of methamphetamine addiction. Meth, like all "uppers" makes the body edgy and tight. The cost of prison dental care has exploded since meth became common. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/meth/body/. ...Read more

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How a recovering meth addict acts after withdrawal?

Please read the article below: www.allaboutaddiction.com/addiction/crystal-meth... Yes, heroin withdrawal can be horrible but quitting meth comes with its own set of withdrawal symptoms that make is anything but easy to quit. ...Read more

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I was a recovered meth addict for a year and just recently relapsed i can't seem to find anyways to get energy any ideas so i can stop using?

I was a recovered meth addict for a year and just recently relapsed i can't seem to find anyways to get energy any ideas so i can stop using?

Relapse: Relapse is not unusual, and is often part of the process of recovery. It can be difficult to get through the times after you use meth, because energy does feel depleted along with neurotransmitters being depleted too. I suggest working with an addiction medicine doctor on this problem. There are inpatient programs, and also community help is available at: http://www.Crystalmeth.Org/index.Php. ...Read more

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Do you ever think that a meth addict may be right when they say they hear voices? Ever heard of gang stalking? Do u believe this to be possible?

Wow...: Neither is good. Meth addicts can become psychotic, this may involve hallucinations, break with reality, paranoic & high risk for death and suicide if not treated. Detox or referral to crisis unit is needed. Gang stalking is slang for multiple people harassing following someone. The meth world/dealers and gangs involved in dealing can be quite dangerous. Detox and treatment is a start. ...Read more