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Reasons Why People Become Alcoholics
Is there any logical reason an alcoholic in early stages would also chew many pieces of nicotine gum daily?
Yes: 80-95 percent of alcoholics use nicotine, alcohol seeems to increase the pleasurable effects of nicotine. From a common sense and healthy choice nothing logical about it, nothing logical about being an alcoholic either though right? Addiction is continuing to do something despite it having negative consequences. Its a disease that requires treatment. Cancer is not logical either but happens. ...Read more
Headache has soon as someone wakes up. What's the reason and best way to subdue the headache? Does not drink alcoholic beverages! infrequently happens
I have fatty liver non alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver. l have purple bruises on my back & l am wonderin could they be the reason for them?
They might be: Cirrhosis can result in enlargement of the spleen, which traps platelets, as well as damaging the ability of the liver to make clotting factors, and both of those can result in easy and pathological bruising. Not sure why you are on both Zoloft and Prozac, and wonder why you aren't on beta blockers to prevent variceal bleeding. Talk to your doctor about being on 2 SSRIs and about beta blockers. ...Read more
I got my glasses at a younger age.People blame playing games and watching tv was the reason for my eye to become weak, is it true and dependant factor?
Hi im living with axnitey n its really bad n everytime i tell a dr. They say im only wanting pills or im faking. Before it happens for some reason i start thanking about people i care about dying or ?
I've started worrying about my health it has lead me to become obbsessed with skizophrinia, and for some reason im trying to develop every symptom why?
Judge not: There are certainly genetic predispositions. But all addictions are functionally destructive and lead to premature death. Knowing the cause may help the patient in their self awareness, but the other patient (family/friends) need to know how to support with out enabling their self destruction. Alcoholic, is a big word. Don't let it be a big label. Search more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a physiological reason for why some people are natural early risers and other people the opposite?
Yes and no: Our sleeping patterns are determined by our habits. If you get into the habit of staying up late at night you are naturally going to not enjoy waking up early. Our body's circadian rhythms are changeable. We can accustom ourselves to sleeping in better alignment with natural day and night cycles. Fyi the same change in the circadian rhythm causing us to sleep at night, also occurs in mid afternoon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lately I have wanted to end mine and other people's lives. But the only reason I haven't is I don't want to go to prison. I feel no remorse or guilt.
Please consider: speaking with a psychologist or psychiatrist. If you are feeling like hurting yourself or others you may be suffering from depression. Just talking with someone about what is making you feel so unhappy with your life and relationships will help, but medication may be necessary for a while as well. If the depression lifts life may not feel so dire. You are young, things can get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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