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It could.: Alcohol withdrawal could be deadly. Delirium tremens (dts) can start 3 days after your last drink, last up to 7-10 days. It's not guaranteed that you'll get dts after stopping alcohol cold turkey, but the risk is high enough that you should definitely seek professional help before you do. In some select cases, you can work with your doctor to do a detox outpatient regimen. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely: Even shakespeare knew this over 300 years ago, " it provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off. ". ...Read more
Common Problem: Where alcohol can help an individual relax and create an atmosphere more conducive to having sex, it commonly can interfere with a man's ability to achieve and maintain an erection. So if alcohol consumption is causing this problem, stopping the alcohol would restore a normal healthy erection. There are other causes of erectile difficulty and one should discuss it with their physician. ...Read more
How long does fullness, nausea persist after stopping alcohol? Especially after a period of heavy alcohol abuse (drinking daily for few months).
Sorry...: ...you've provided insufficient information regarding your liver and GI status to answer your question. However, congratulations on choosing a healthier path! ...Read more
I wake up with headache after even 1 sip of alcohol, but if I drink during the day, stopping before 4 pm, I am okay the next day. ?
He has been addicted to alcohol for long time Is there a any way to prevent him from drinking, (medicine,remedies, etc) He's not stopping by himself !
Yes.: He needs to be ready to accept help. The following websites are excellent for information and you may want to share them with him. http://bit.ly/1HEQLy0 and http://bit.ly/1KPrPC5 and http://1.usa.gov/1NRbFMi For treatment: http://bit.ly/1G0oRGS and http://1.usa.gov/1YWD6qS Treatment can be outpatient or inpatient Also, go to MY Checklist "overcoming anxiety and stress" it discusses self-CBT ...Read more
My father has been addicted to alcohol for long time, Is there a any way to prevent him from drinking, (medicine, remedies, etc) He's not stopping !!
Lots of help: Alcoholism is a serious illness that requires multiple types of treatment: psychological, social, and often medical (such as medicines that encourage people to abstain). But most importantly, the person has to be willing to get the help. Ask your school counselor or a pastor/minister or your family doctor for help. Then talk to him with one of these professionals. Good luck! ...Read more
See below.: While most chemo drugs are not directly affected by alcohol, certain chemo drugs such as procarbazine, etc may have increased toxicity when alcohol is used. Alcohol can also interfefere premedication, cause dehydration, and decrease liver function essential for drug metabilism and detox. Thus, I generally advise that alcohol be avoided during the chemo except small amount. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes, but . . .: There are medications that can help with alcohol craving, but it's most important to have a frank discussion with your doctor about treatments for this. Try to be open-minded about options and avoid anchoring on the idea of using one drug to stop another. "Behavioral therapies", such as Alcoholics Anonymous, are cheap, readily available, and show long-term effectiveness. Discuss with doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been drinking a lot of alcohol lately more than usual and now im scared to stop incase it makes me ill? Will it make me ill
What is the best way to stop alcohol dependincy. It sounds silly cuz i'm young so i apologize but i know already i'm getting dependant.
Alcohol & the Brain: I am very happy to hear you be honest about this. There are humans who cannot drink like gentlemen. Knowing that dependency is a problem is a gift. I have yet to meet anyone who can stop on their own. You need to do this with a group or as part of a class learning about the disease of alcoholism. Usually there will be alcohol detox facilities and treatment centers where you live. ...Read more
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