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How to treat alcoholism?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
10 doctors agree

In brief: Alcoholism

If you haven't lost control over the use of alcohol, treatment may involve reducing your drinking.
If you're dependent on alcohol, simply cutting back is ineffective. Giving up alcohol entirely must be part of your treatment goal. There are many ways to treat alcoholism, including aa, counseling, residential treatment programs, medications (antabuse, naltrexone, campral).

In brief: Alcoholism

If you haven't lost control over the use of alcohol, treatment may involve reducing your drinking.
If you're dependent on alcohol, simply cutting back is ineffective. Giving up alcohol entirely must be part of your treatment goal. There are many ways to treat alcoholism, including aa, counseling, residential treatment programs, medications (antabuse, naltrexone, campral).
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: AA

Depending on frequency and amount of use, inpatient detox may be required.
This can be followed with an alcohol rehab program and aa. There are several medications that may also help.

In brief: AA

Depending on frequency and amount of use, inpatient detox may be required.
This can be followed with an alcohol rehab program and aa. There are several medications that may also help.
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Dr. Kenneth Adler
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Alcoholism is addict

Some times with all u effort to stop u can't do it without help .
Aa can be helpful and seeing an addiction specialist to write u medication can be helpful also

In brief: Alcoholism is addict

Some times with all u effort to stop u can't do it without help .
Aa can be helpful and seeing an addiction specialist to write u medication can be helpful also
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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