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I can't stop drinking heavily during pregnancy. What's the best way to get serious help?

I can't stop drinking heavily during pregnancy. What's the best way to get serious help?

Alcoholics Anonymous: Aa is a great organization. You have a good motivator to stop due to the pregnancy so attend a meeting. Going through that may help and improve yours and your baby's life. ...Read more

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What's the best way to stop drinking alcohol?

What's the best way to stop drinking alcohol?

Consult a specialist: It can be very dangerous to stop suddenly if you've been drinking a long time. If you experience hand tremors, sweats, or other physical withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking, the risks include withdrawal seizure, blood pressure spike, or other potentially medically dangerous complications. Get a free or low cost assessment at a treatment program, where detox meds can be givenalco if needed. ...Read more

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2 stop drinking alcohol what is the best way to do it cut down altogether or slowly?

2 stop drinking alcohol what is the best way to do it cut down altogether or slowly?

Typically slowly: Congratulations in making this decision! this somewhat depends how much alcohol has been consumed each day and for long. But typically, it is best to cut down a bit slowly so as to avoid the symptoms of withdrawal, which can be very severe in some people. Whatever you do, please make sure to not drive after drinking. It is often very helpful to enroll in a program like aa to have help. ...Read more

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Hi! I have found out that my nocturia is caused by excessive drinking (it is almost 35c). What is the best treatment for it? Thank you. :) I am 16.

Hi! I have found out that my nocturia is caused by excessive drinking (it is almost 35c). What is the best treatment for it? Thank you. :) I am 16.

Nocturia drinking: Nocturia can be caused by excessive drinking (I am talking water not alcohol. And will stop immediately if you drink less. I recommend drinking only when thirsty. ...Read more

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What can I do about having anxiety, racing thoughts and the inability to stop drinking?

What can I do about having anxiety, racing thoughts and the inability to stop drinking?

Anxiety & drinking: Getting help for your drinking is a priority, to detox with guidance and tx by qualified psychiatrist who would also help u with your other mood symptoms. ...Read more

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Best way to break an addiction to pop... I want to loose weight but i can't stop drinking pop... I drink about 2 cans a day?

Best way to break an addiction to pop... I want to loose weight but i can't stop drinking pop... I drink about 2 cans a day?

Pop: Pleasurable to most people in moderation, it needs to be gradually substituted with another pleasurable but not harmful material, such as ginger ale or sparkling water. ...Read more

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I lost my best friend in a car crash and i lost my love but in life and she'll never come back to me again , why should i stop drinking then and how?

I lost my best friend in a car crash and i lost my love but in life and she'll never come back to me again , why should i stop drinking then and how?

Honoring Love: Gosh. I get it. Loss can be so much pain that everything hurts. I would hazard a guess that if she were here she may have an opinion to express. Wasting a life mired in the fog of alcohol is not in any way honoring her or your love. She would want you healthy and productive. Living a life of meaning and service. She would want her death to inspire you to make your life count. ...Read more

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I have a habit of drinking my daily water intake from late evening until 10am. This throws me off. Minus therapy what's the best way to space it out?

I have a habit of drinking my daily water intake from late evening until 10am.  This throws me off. Minus therapy what's the best way to space it out?

Not sure how you do: it? It's important not to be drinking a lot while you're eating, and apparently you might not be doing that at 10P to 10A. Are you working the graveyard shift to accomplish this? Otherwise, if you're thirsty this late at night, and your ADH (vasopressin) serum test was normal, then you don't have diabetes insipidus, and can try sleeping without getting up to drink water until morning. Must change UR habits! ...Read more

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How can I get my husband to stop drinking but he don't listen to me.

Difficult: Unfortunately, for him to quit he has to decide there is a problem and want to stop. All you can do is encourage him to do so. ...Read more