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Is computer game addiction different from video game addiction, online addiction, or internet addiction?
All the same: Addiction to anything means that you are not getting the most out of life and your relationships with family and friends. Limit your time on these things and make your life and relationships your priorty. On your deathbed you will remember the people in your life; not the hours you spent playing world of warcraft. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: It depends, some apparently innocent otc contain ephedra derivatives or codeine; also, false positives for some meds (tca, barbiturates) due to benadryl, (diphenhydramine) ibuprofen, naproxene and others are common. Drs are aware, generally. But usually with the most common methods, hardly ever any otc will affect the main ones (cocaine, bzd, thc, amphetamines, etc). Ask your dr. Stay clean; good luck. ...Read more
Per Naloxone Info.Org, Narcan is specific for opioids so it would not be used for problems due to alcohol ingestion.
http://naloxoneinfo.org/sites/default/files/Frequently%20Asked%20Questions-Naloxone_EN.pdf . However, there are a few case studies in which Narcan was reported to reverse alcohol related coma. REF: http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/695479/reversal-alcoholic-coma-naloxone ...Read more
Care for self 1st: Taking care of you first, is important. You can attend alanon meetings, which are for family and friends of alcoholics. This group can familiarize you with typical family patterns in alcoholism, and the 12 step process also. Thus supported, you'll be better able to deal with your family member. S/he may notice the changes in you, and be curious enough to seek aa help. I've seen this happen. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Alcohol poisoning.: This is a pretty good summery : <a href="http://wiki.Answers.Com/q/can_you_use_narcan_to_treat_alcohol_poisoning" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://wiki.Answers.Com/q/can_you_use_narcan_to_treat_alcohol_poisoning</a> that said suboxone in non-acute situations has been shown clinically to curb alcohol craving along with opiate craving, however, it is not approved for alcohol use. ...Read more
Very difficult: This would be very difficult to do by yourself. Working with online gamers anonymous might be more helpful: http://www.Olganon.Org/ there would at least be some support for you, as well as a process of recovery. You might consider seeing a psychiatrist as well, to check for any other conditions that might sabotage your recovery. Good luck. ...Read more
Advice for shopping addiction? I love getting stuff in the mail, but I'm in major debt ($20,000 credit card debt). Cards maxed out.
Hypomania and spendi: Risk-taking behaviors during hypomanic states are recognised, however the high-risk nature of some behaviours-including the potential for harm to both the individual and others. (Fletcher et al 2013. Some of these behaviors include in for increased spending of money increase sexual activity increased speeding with associated traffic fines. You may not have a full-blown disease but needs evaluation ...Read more
Measurements of vintage hollywood ladies, sophia loren, 38-24-38 marilyn monroe, 36-23-37 ava gardner, 36-23-37. How did they get and keep that fig?
Unlikely: The interaction you described is not likely to result in a positive drug test. ...Read more
There are many ways: Start with your primary care provider to get a referral to an addiction treatment program. If you have never had treatment, it would be reasonable to consider a short detoxification followed by an intensive outpatient treatment program. If you have tried this previously many times, a longer term maintenance program with methadone or Suboxone would be reasonable. Depends on many factors. ...Read more
By not using drugs: Ethical and reputable physicians are not in the business of helping people "beat" drug tests. The sophistication of these tests have reached the point where they are difficult-to-impossible to beat, if the test is done by an experienced center which knows how people try to adulterate/substitute samples. If you have a drug problem, work on getting help rather than on not getting caught. Please!!!! ...Read more