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Alcohol Consumption

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  • Drinking to excess and sore mouth

    Hey guys Currently in a bad place with my drinking. I can go all day without it but pretty much drink every night. As I’m on holiday at the minute I drinking most of the day. Over the last few days the back of my mouth is very sore. I’m now paranoid I’ve developed cancer ☹️. I’ve been drinking …

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  • Casualty

    When I was drinking heavily, 3/4 day binges,  I’d only stop when I’d ran out of alcohol and had no money. I used to beg and plead with my husband to get me a drink, also ashamed to say I did the same with my eldest kid. Sometimes they did, other times they wouldn’t. I used to say how …

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  • Campral

    I'm 36.  I've been a diagnosed alcoholic for about 10 years, been drinking for about 23.  At my peak, I was drinking 1+ bottle of vodka every day just to function.  For about the last 4 years I've been doing better, with serious relapses/binges about …

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  • My ex husband just commited suicide

    Well, I'm back and this one through me a punch in the stomach that I wasn't expecting. My ex husband and father of our 4 children hung himself yesterday. They are all so upset as am I. I have stopped drinking since march 2017(1 year 5 months) but yesterday I almost gave myself permission …

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  • Sos post went and bought drink on day 3 of librium

    Hi guys so a bit of an update. Have still been drinking 2/3 bottles of wine 4 nights a week. Haven't actually suffered withdrawl but in the evening around the time i would usually start i will sit for ages and talk myself in and out of it. I went to the doc on Monday and got prescribed librium …

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  • Alcohol - The hardest drug

    Hello am alone in thinking alcohol is the hardest drug out there . I have tried what are considered the worst drugs out there but I think alcohol has the worst damage given its availability. I used to have cannabis which moderated my drinking but have given up because of the criminal element …

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  • Selincro.....praying it works as alcohol has ruined my life!!!!!

    I’ve drank from my teens, I am now 50....... Started to get out of control when I was 35.......had everything......fancy house, no money problems etc.  Started to drink every night, don’t even know why, it could be that I gave up one obsession for another.  I loved going to the gym did …

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  • Kudzu Root UPDATE

    I am so excited I can hardly contain myself at times.  I started taking kuduz a herbal anti-alcohol support last Tuesday.  The angushish, depression, fear, and downright horror of thinking I was doomed to be a drunk the rest of my life disappeared to a hypomanic feeling of feeling …

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  • Is anyone there?

    I think that I messed up my original post as I can't see it on here. After going to the doctors today and admitting honestly how much I drink all I got was 12 step program, Russell Brands book 'Recovery' and a prescription for Thiamine. I had already researched the 2 best types of …

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  • Drinking to excess

    Hii I know I drink too much and would love to control it, my girls have said I have a problem. They worry about me and are,embarrassed about me at  social events. I have drunk for years and am afraid it is part of my social life but realise I am exceeding the 14 units per week by far too much …

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  • New Mom/heavy drinker/10+years yogi....help!

    Hi everyone! Per advice on here from a vet, I’ve started a new discussion on an all too familiar topic. I’m new here and found this amazing discussion online. What a community! Here’s my story: I’m 26, I drink everyday, with my husband. He was always a very heavy drinker, and I have slowly …

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  • Naltrexone: A daily journal

    I wanted to record my experience of being on Naltrexone and felt that as this is the site that inspired me to research it deeper this would be the ideal place to post. I am by no means a writer but during this journey I have found myself shocked, disappointed and left to figure it out for myself.&# …

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  • Frustrated!!!!!

    Hi all, I haven’t done a post in a while. Quick re-cap ... husband drinks every day min 8 units, beer. Has been slowly creeping up but ongoing issue for ten years. Gave him ultimatum to leave back in Feb and he sought help from GP then addiction service and (on my advice, from reading on here) …

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  • Heavy Drinking Everyday

    Hi Guys, Just found this forum and hope I can get some advice how to lower my Alcohol intake. I drink about 15-20 units a day now – I’ve been drinking like this for about 3 years. I know that’s really high! I wake up every morning and say to myself I’ll stop but always fail. I’m so ashamed of …

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  • Campral with TSM

    If being compliant on Nal for TSM has become very difficult to do bc one cannot stop drinking Vodka in the evenings, often times straight, and drinks past the allotted time span for the pill what would you suggest? Could Campral be considered to help initially? Could one use Campral successfully …

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  • Concerned about my alcohol use (abuse?) :(

    Hi All, Where to start? I'm not sure... Well, I am becoming more and more concerned about how much I am drinking on a regular basis. I've been 'lurking' here for a couple of weeks and the threads / comments have really hit home for me. I am scared that my drinking is / could get …

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  • Dont know why i do it

    Hi everyone. So last time i posted i was waiting to go and see my local addiction team and i now have a key worker who i see every 2 weeks. Ive been drinking 3/4 nights a week. I work night shifts usually 4 a week but thats just become permanent recently. At my appointment yesterday i made a plan …

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  • Help

    Hi all, I've had a problem with alcohol since I was 12. So that's 25 years of drinking almost every day. I have tried everything..AA, CA, Antabuse etc but still can't beat it. I have been through a lot of bad stuff and I honestly think I drink to escape my demons, but I don't want …

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  • A twist on Librium with alcohol alternative?

    I was wondering thoughts. Quick background is I have been in 13 rehabs, that should be enough to not have to say anymore as I am a true drinker.  Here's the deal.  I AM going to die if I don't stop. Period, and possibly soon. I have done the home taper once with great results and …

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  • Naltrexone

    Hi im really struggling at the moment and i am thinking of trying the Sinclair method but i take diazepan and quitipine for anxiety also mitrazepan for depression and struggle with anorexia. Is it safe to take naltrexone with current meds .

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  • Naltima

    Hi everyone, need some advice please. I have been looking into ordering naltrexone/naltima (UK). I have read online you have to be opioid free for 7/10 days before starting. I have been taking co-codamol/zapane daily, which is another problem of mine, does anyone know what would happen if I took …

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  • Trying to taper off wine, need some advice.

    I'm a 46 year old female and I've been misusing alcohol for over ten years now. I have an anxiety disorder, am extremely introverted and currently have an intense job that is highly demanding of my time and energy. I have little to no support system in place and few people around me, …

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  • Time for change

    Well after a terrible relapse on vodka for the last week this morning I had half bottle left and I’ve come to the conclusion there are to many negatives than positives with drinking yes it puts you in a happy place for a while but waking up this morning I did the unthinkable and poured it down the …

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  • First treatment center

    I’m 25 years old and I’ve been battling with alcohol for the past 5 years.  It recently ended when I couldn’t maintain a job and was ruining relationships that I have with my girlfriend and family.  I was drinking a fifth of vodka a day and sometimes more.  I felt hopelessness and …

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  • Struggling

    Struggling with the anxiety of everything but second day that i have managed to not have a drink untill 5 instead of usual 1 oclock ish which means i drank less last night and same today , i think big insensitive less calories which is great for an anorexic but feeling a little bit ok baby steps i …

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  • What is the best thing to do for my alcohol abusing husband now?

    Hi All I know I have asked for advice a lot recently but I seem to be in thick of the crisis point for my marriage and things are changing and moving quickly and I am struggling to know what to do. Firstly as an update. Th past week has been horrible and sad. Starting with a couples counselling …

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  • Korsakoff's syndrome

    I was diagnosed with korsakoff's syndrome in September 2011 at the age of 41. I am now 48 and being a women am now in my menopause. My temperror of late is awful and I live with my parents and brother. Everything lately seems to make my temper flare although I have never lashed out at anyone I …

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  • Urge to Frequently Urinate After Alcohol and Ejaculation

    I'm a 25 year old heterosexual male. I don't drink much, but for the last couple years I've been experiencing this issue where if I drink AND ejaculate I get the frequent urge to urinate. Ejaculating sober I have no issues, and drinking without ejaculating is fine too, but as soon as I …

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  • Hi

    I sent in a message about drinking every day 1.5 liters of wine a day... haven't stopped I sit in my apartment, off of work injured no family close by it's driving me insane I get so bored and that's when I buy wine what do I do so sad depressed don't know what to do most days I …

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