I'm currently separated from my husband who is 55 years old and is a chronic alcoholic. He has undergone detoxification many times, makes an effort not to … [Read more...] about How Can I Help My Alcoholic Spouse?
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What is cirrhosis? Can it be cured or prevented by abstaining from alcohol? Cirrhosis can be the outcome of many different liver diseases, although in this … [Read more...] about Can You Cure Or Prevent Liver Cirrhosis By Not Drinking Alcohol?
I quit smoking yesterday, and today has been even more difficult than yesterday. Can you offer any suggestions about the depression associated with quitting … [Read more...] about Can You Give Me Advice On Quitting Smoking?
What can you do to end the cycle of co-dependency? How do you know if you are co-dependent or not? My husband and his first wife had trouble with this, and now … [Read more...] about How Do You Know If You Are Co-Dependent?
It appears I am addicted to nasal spray. Only one kind of spray works on me, the 4-Way kind. My problem seems to be getting worse and worse; the more I use the … [Read more...] about I Might Be Addicted To Nasal Spray – What Should I Do?
The most addictive drug, the one that causes more death and disease than all others combined, is sold in just about any supermarket. Tens of millions of smokers … [Read more...] about Quit Smoking – Tips For Kicking Butts
Do you know what really affects your blood alcohol level? Or do you rely on popular - and often incorrect - notions? Drinking alcohol affects many areas of the … [Read more...] about Addiction Recovery – Myths About Alcohol
There is help available for adults struggling to stop smoking. But adolescents who want to quit may get less support. "Unfortunately we have precious little … [Read more...] about Teens Who Want To Quit Smoking Need Help
Some people stereotype drug addicted people as poor, young, minority folks who smoke crack cocaine. But the reality is that older women on alcohol, cigarettes, … [Read more...] about Elderly Women And Substance Abuse
Women may find it harder to give up cigarettes than men do, according to a review of scientific literature on the subject. "It isn't a case of … [Read more...] about Why Is It Harder For Women To Give Up Smoking?