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What are the best ways to stop codeine and alcohol dependency?

What are the best ways to stop codeine and alcohol dependency?

Depends: Speak with your primary care physician, a referral to an addictionologist may be necessary. Consider na and aa as local resources as well. ...Read more

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What're ways to reduce alcohol consumption?

What're ways to reduce alcohol consumption?

Reduce alcohol use:: Start with a non-alcoholic drink, delay the 1st alcoholic drink & increase the delay, measure your drinks, limit to 1/hr, drink slowly, be aware of each drink, alternate alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, eat before & during drinking, rally support of friends, learn your triggers for excessive drinking & modify/avoid them, fill your life with natural highs, & measure your progress. ...Read more

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I love to have alcohol and now I am facing memory issues besides having a fatty liver. Please suggest some ways to improvise my memory.

I love to have alcohol and now I am facing memory issues besides having a fatty liver. Please suggest some ways to improvise my memory.

Alcoholic Thinking: The longer you go without a drink the better your brain will function. The liver will heal and the excess ammonia that is clouding your brain function that the liver cannot clear will improve. Most people, however cannot stop drinking on their own. If you have any difficulties then there are programs of recovery that can help create this needed miracle. ...Read more

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Have researchers discovered some ways i can make withdrawal from alcohol easier?

Yes: Work with an addiction medicine specialist. The husband of one of my patients died due to untreated alcohol withdrawal. Get professional help - you will feel more comfortable and won't put your life at risk. ...Read more

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What are some ways to cope with really bad alcohol withdrawal?

Need treatment: Contact a physician who has experience, and withdraw slowly, under supervision, using appropriate medications and thiamine. There is no coping, it cannot usually be done alone. Alcoholics anonymous is exceptionally valuable. ...Read more

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What are the possible ways to test for tobacco, alcohol and mariujana In a person? Though he has quit on all of these a month ago.

Blood, urine, Saliva: There are tests using any of the above body fluids. If tobacco and alcohol were last used a month ago they will not show in a body fluid test. If you were a heavy marijuana user, it is possible that it could still show positive in body fluid test. There are also drug tests that use hair. On that test, any substance use in the past 90 days will show up. ...Read more

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What are some ways to stay away from alcohol if addiction runs in your family?

What are some ways to stay away from alcohol if addiction runs in your family?

Start by educating: yourself about alcohol addiction. Read EVERYTHING you can get your hands on. Hang out with people who are not alcohol dependent. Practice mental health behaviors--assertiveness, empathy, emotional intelligence. Go to an Al-Anon meeting for education and take a class at adult school. ...Read more

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What are good ways i can gain muscle and drink alcohol?

What are good ways i can gain muscle and drink alcohol?

Yes!: Drinking alcohol in moderation will not affect your ability to gain muscle. Building muscle requires extra protein in your diet (2 grams/kg body wt) and exercise of the muscles you want to build. Heavy drinking (more than 3 drinks a day for most people) can impair the liver's ability to handle digested protein and help process it to make more muscle. Have a good time, but don't drink and drive! ...Read more