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What is the best way to help break any addiction?

What is the best way to help break any addiction?

Get the help and: Support that you nee and deserve. 12 step meetings, therapy, a psychiatric evaluation are all very helpful with addictive processes. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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What is the best way to help get free from a meth addiction?

What is the best way to help get free from a meth addiction?

Mutual support helps: You might consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous or Cocaine anonymous. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is the best way to give up a addiction?

How do I find out what is the best way to give up a addiction?

Addictions: Seek help in aa or na in your local area, also ask your doctor for a referral to an addiction specialist who can provide education, support and insight into sobriety. Best. ...Read more

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What is the best way to quit alcohol addiction?

What is the best way to quit alcohol addiction?

Alcohol: I don't believe people have drug or alcohol problems. I do, on the other hand, believe they have emotional problems and that they use drugs and alcohol to cope. Speak with a reputable psychotherapist about what is bothering you emotionally, and consider going to 12 step meetings. Find one that is right for you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to overcome my addiction to vicodin?

What is the best way to overcome my addiction to vicodin?

Professional help: Addiction is physical and psychological. The physical dependence can be eased with medications however the psychological dependence is much greater ! it is really best to get counseling to help you beat the psych. Craving. Most drugs that are abused are basically being used to "self medicate" or treat "issues". ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a sex addiction?

What is the best way to treat a sex addiction?

There are many: Like all addictions treatment should be personalized, that is it should be designed just for you. Treatments can include 12 step meetings, individual and group therapy, medications if other symptoms like depression exist, marriage therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, stress management, social skills training. Find a psychiatrist or sex addiction counselor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to overcome an addiction?

Addiction: Rehabilitation program & attending group activities, support from family and friends, and keeping good social network. ...Read more

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What is the best way to put an end to a masturbation addiction?

What is the best way to put an end to a masturbation addiction?

Some Questions: I'm going to think of this more neutrally, as simply some "behavior." my questions then: when r u engaging in it? What thoughts, emotions, situations r triggering it? What are ur judgments about this behavior? What is ur understanding of how much of this behavior others ur age/life circumstances engage in? What do u think would need 2b different about u or ur life 2 make u feel less "addicted"? ...Read more

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What is the best way for overcoming zopiclone/zolpione addiction?

Gradually: Zopiclone is like all of the other "z-drugs" for insomnia that are called "non-benzodiazepines" due to their chemical structure, but cause the same chemical effects in the brain as benzos, and will lead to the same sort of tolerance and benzo withdrawal symptoms. Either reduce it very gradually, or have your physician switch you to valium then gradually taper dosage over of several months. ...Read more

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What is the best way to kick a vicodin addiction?

What is the best way to kick a vicodin addiction?

Suboxone Might Be: Try to find a suboxone prescriber through naabt.Org. Suboxone is approved for the outpatient treatment of opioid(narcotic) addiction. Combined with appropriate counseling, you have an excellent chance of getting off of the vicodin. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop a percocet addiction?

Depends: If the person is merely physically dependent on it (experiences withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop) then a slow taper should work. If they have a true addiction problem then they should be assessed by an addictionologist (http://www.Asam.Org) and follow the treatment recommendations. Addiction is a much more serious and potentially fatal problem than physical dependence. ...Read more

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What is the best way to address vicodin addiction?

What is the best way to address vicodin addiction?

Vicodn addiction: Make sure you have good family support, seek medical help, seek religious help, seek psychology help and attends group sessions. All will be very helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to go cold turkey from my tobacco addiction?

What is the best way to go cold turkey from my tobacco addiction?

Planning & Supports: Go to this website: http://smokefree.Gov/ you'll get useful tips for successfully going "cold turkey from [your] tobacco addiction." the real answer here is to get your plan and supports in place before you quit. When you quit you'll implement your plan and rely heavily on your supports (see the above website for all the great tips). You'll be making an excellent decision for your health! ...Read more

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What is the best way to overcome a vicodin addiction?

What is the best way to overcome a vicodin addiction?

Depends: If the person is merely physically dependent on it (experiences withdrawal symptoms when they try to stop) then a slow taper should work. If they have a true addiction problem then they should be assessed by an addictionologist (http://www.Asam.Org) and follow the treatment recommendations. Addiction is a much more serious and potentially fatal problem than physical dependence. ...Read more

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My mom is addicted and consuming 11 prescription pills a day what is the best way to approach an intervention when dealing with addiction?

My mom is addicted and consuming 11 prescription pills a day what is the best way to approach an intervention when dealing with addiction?

Intervention Rx: Intervention is a treatment, and quite powerful. This site is well known to publish some excellent resources that I use in my practice. I am not sure what are of the country you live in, so it is hard for me to recommend specific folks to you, but usually your local mental health facility or your primary care physician can point you in the right direction. http://tinyurl.com/87jpk47. ...Read more

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What's the best way to end masturbation addiction?

What's the best way to end masturbation addiction?

Do you have this?: All guys enjoy erotica; the best is tasteful & respectful. Imagine folks really in love; avoid the vulgur & degrading. "sexual addictions" are obsession with erotica or easy, casual pleasure that is obviously interfering with your learning / friendships / fitness / family time / job. If you truly have this, your doctor can treat / refer you. Best help will be to fall deeply & truly in love. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat an opiate addiction?

What's the best way to treat an opiate addiction?

By a specialist: This is a sophisticated specialty that is always advancing with newer drugs to help with withdrawal. Your local er or narcotics anonymous should be able to guide you--and your family doctor might be a good resource too. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get over a nicotine addiction without any drugs?

What's the best way to get over a nicotine addiction without any drugs?

Nicotine addiction: People have found many methods helpful, including acupuncture, hypnosis, support groups, and relaxation training. You may have to try various methods and combinations, but all seem to require a sincere desire to stop the addiction. Some people just decide to quit and do so. ...Read more

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