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I am a current addict to smoking herion. I relapse due to emotions. On Suboxone. But can opiates help maintain depression? No one understands me.
Yes and no: Sometimes people use opiates or heroin because of depression. Sometimes people develop depression because of their use of care when or opiates. The term dual diagnosis is usually used when people have an addiction problem plus a depression problem. Both things need to be treated. Antidepressants counseling or exercise would help with the depression. ...Read more
Can someone outline specific effects of smoking marijuana and taking bystolic (nebivolol) ? I am an anxious person but weed calms me down. I don't want to quit.
Get help: Unfortunately its very difficult to get someone to quit using drugs. You may talk to him and let him know how it is affecting all those around him. Even so an addict at times has to hit bottom before he may want to get help. Do your best to get him to an narcotis anonymous meeting or maybe do a family intervention. Speak to an addictions councelor and they would know best. ...Read more
I understand that one cannot become addicted to antihistamines, however, can't people become addicted to the sedating effects of drugs?
Tolerance: You become tolerant to the sedative effect of first generation antihistamines and with time you will no longer feel sedated from them. If you are using then as a sleep aid, will you need more with time to achieve the same level of sedation. It is not an addiction, it is tolerance to the medication. ...Read more
What will happen if u are taking arithomycine and albuterol sulfate for broncitis and u smoke cigarettes, only two, would mixing be life threatning?
No: Not life threatening, but not making sense and possibly prolonging your symptoms. ...Read more
Being a IV heroin addict I used methamphetimine to cure withdrawal symptoms. it worked but I don't get high off the meth. Able to eat and sleep. Why?
No clue: but I wish you were more concerned with dealing with your addictions than blocking withdrawal symptoms. I have treated MANY people who used both heroin and methamphetamine, and none of them said that amphetamine did anything beneficial for their withdrawal, so it may be just your particular biology. Most use speed to stay awake for the heroin high, or use heroin to take the edge off the speed. ...Read more
I had an opiate problem and used Xanax (alprazolam) to quit. Now i'm addicted to those and hate it even more. What can I do?
See detox: You should see a detoxification specialist. These drugs are all addicting and you will need help. It's not a good idea to use one to help you get over another. In your case, xanax (alprazolam) is actually a worse addiction. I hope you get better but you will need help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am addicted to porn and smoking cigarettes, this is really affecting on me. How I can stop both of them ?
Any addiction: means a loss of freedom and quality of life. Don't judge yourself harshly but do get some support. Seek a smoking cessation group at your local hospital or through your doc or even on line. Same goes for porn addition. Fill your life with other things. Replace problem behaviors w/positive behaviors. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Taking someone else's medication? I've been depressed all my life. I remember wanting to die as early as 10. My foster parents never cared and don't believe depression is real. They also don't trust doctors so i've never been. My best friend is also depre
A lot: There is a lot of stigma about mental health, and a lot of ignorance that goes with it. Depression is very real and if you have it you should discuss it with your physician who can provide you with appropriate treatment. It is never ok to take someone elses medications as you dont know how it would affect you and what dose would be ok for you and other interactions and negative effects. Get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 28f.i am suffering from severe depression of illness.is it good to use homeopathy for this? i heard depression will be life long . is it true?
Seek treatment: Depression is a complex multifactorial illness. People experience it in unique ways and there are no absolutes. Just because you are experiencing one episode does not mean you will suffer lifelong. The best place to start is to seek out a mental health professional. The best treatments involve a combination of psychotherapy and medications. If you are feeling suicidal seek help immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 21 years old.Im addicted to masturbation.Im totally distracted from my studies.I know that Im the only person who can stop it, but Im not.pls help.
Too Much Good Thing?: You might want to take a look what the "Go Ask Alice" online Q&A service run by Columbia U's School of Public Health: http://bit.Ly/17krv3h. "Alice" suggests questions to ask yourself about your patterns of masturbation, your attitudes about it, etc. She points out that different people have very different masturbation habits. There is a wide range of experience. At 21, your experience is common! ...Read more
I'm a porn addicted teenager(17). & also browsing addiction. I know it's bad psychiatrically. But how can I overcome this addiction? Pls advise soon
I'm sick of being sick i will stop all meds i hate my cardiologist so much. I don't care if i die death is better than life. Suicide is the answer..
It sounds like you: have been through a really rough time. I am sorry to hear that you are suffering. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer terrible lust for life unless im high on drugs (might sound mediocre) please suggest something life changing as my habits killing me.
Drugs not answer: You need to stop abusing drugs. If you cannot on your own, you should seek help soon before more damage occurs. Your primary care, a psychiatrist or addiction specialist can help you. Call a drug abuse hotline and they can refer you. Call the number for Narcotics Anonymous in your area and they can help you. Addiction is a disease not a character flaw, and help is available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do they reverse depression induced by prednisone? I am afraid to take the prednisone 20mg daily due to chance of a depressive state.
Antidepressants: If you had an steroid induced depression in the past, you may have same reactio once reexposed to prednisone. Best is to prevent it. Start taking the antidepressant that has worked for you in the pas, days prior to start taking the prednisone and keep taking it, as long and beyond the timr you are on prednisone . ...Read more
Im 18 yo, F. Dad has expectations that are not real. Abusive, broken bones even. Do not want legal help. Loses temper only with me. Mental condition?
Get Help!: Yes! He does have a serious mental condition. This is not your fault! You need to get away from him as soon as possible. Find some help with relatives or friends. I am not sure about government assistance or social workers in your area, but start with a local hospital and ask about a shelter for battered women! ...Read more
Why do some people become addicted to methadone if it is used to help quit a addiction to opiates?
Can you become dependant on asthma inhalers, even if you don't have asthma? My pharmacist warned me of a 'rebound effect.'
Untreated horrible apnea/insomnia/anorexia all my life im 20 now. chronic stress/low T hormones, childhood abuse, im so short 5'8. this stunted me????
Get help: Get some professional help. Anorexia can be fatal. Coupled with childhood trauma and adult stress, it can be an overwhelming disease. Don't fight this alone. Your life does not have to be so distressing. Get a good psychologist and treatment team who specialize in trauma and eating disorders (usually co-morbid) and you will be on your way to enjoying a more serene, fulfilling, and peaceful life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you deal with supporting a recovering drug addict who has relapsed and is trying to stop agin?
Narconon: Send him/her to naronon. They have the expertise and experience as well as a proven track record to help in a meaningful way. http://www.narconon.org/ If the person refuses, there's not much you can do (you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink). ...Read more
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