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How I can quit my drinking habit
Hello I want to know that I want to quit my drinking habit. Is any solution from your side? I really want to quit it but I need guidance about it.
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Any substance addiction will have various consequences- physical and psychological. It can cause severe damage to routine functioning of the individual. Given substances surge Dopamine in certain brain regions commonly known as reward circuits/areas, individual feel compelled to consume the substances to attain its pleasurable effect. Eventually tolerance to dose develops and consumption eventually increases. Thus any attempt to stop will reproduce physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. In case of alcohol it can trembling of body, nausea, headache, inattention, craving, gait disturbances, weakness, fatigue, low mood, irritability etc etc. On an attempt to completely stop, one may experience severe anxiety, withdrawal seizure and even delirium can precipitate.
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A detailed evaluation of the amount of alcohol consumed, last intake, period of abstinence and associated withdrawal features needs evaluation. Consultation with a psychiatrist for graded detoxification and deaddiction is mandatory.
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History of any other substance also needs to be evaluated.
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Quitting alcohol is possible with help from medicines to mitigate the desire to drink and therapy to help with the necessary behavioural changes. However, it would be best to do it under a psychiatrist's supervision to prevent withdrawal and other adverse impact.
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Consulting a mental health team with psychiatric and psychological experts is the best thing to do
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Quitting cold turkey from regular drinking can sometimes lead to delirium which can be life-threatening. Take doctor's advice before attempting anything of the sort.
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Consult with a psychiatrist you can be helped don’t worry
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Yes, medication and therapy both will be required, so go for it
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You can tKe treatment for it.. Treatment is for preventing withdrawal amd stop craving.. But you should be. Motivated to do so
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