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How do I ween myself off of opioid medications?

I've been taking opioid medications to deal with my chronic pain, but now I feel like I'm addicted to it. My husband pointed it out to me yesterday when I was taking more than...

Can a psychiatrist treat people who are suffering from alcohol addiction?

My husband is an alcoholic. All of our earlier attempts to rid him of this addiction have not turned out well. Will visiting a psychiatrist pave some way for improvement?

Are headaches due to stop-smoking medicines normal?

My husband is taking medication to quit smoking and ends up with bad headaches after he takes his prescription. Is this normal?

How can I convince my son to stop taking drugs?

My 18 year old son is into drugs and I am finding it hard to convince him to quit the drugs and get on a straighter path. What should I do, before it's too late?

Should I consider suboxone for my son?

My son is addicted to opioid medication and is going to a day program for rehabilitation. I want to suggest suboxone because I've heard of its benefits. Is this really something...

How can we revive a person who passes out?

What should be the first steps to revive a person who passes out from drinking alcohol?

Are there natural medications that can help me overcome addiction?

My husband is an alcoholic, and he hasn't gone to AA in over a month without telling me. I'm trying to help him. Are there any natural medications that can help him get over...

How Can I Finally Overcome my Pain Medication Addiction?

For over 10 years now, on and off, I have been addicted to pain medication. I do have horrific headaches that leave me unable to function when they come on. I got addicted to...

What is the treatment for painkiller addiction?

I think my mother is addicted to painkillers. Psychologically, she believes she has body pain and now mindlessly pops a painkiller whenever she feels the pain. Is there a treatment...

Can bowel regulators become addictive?

My mother has a problem with impacted stools and now takes bowel regulators and softeners. Now she is just unable to pass motions without it. Is she addicted to these supplements...

Is there any medication to help my husband quit alcohol?

My husband drinks a lot of alcohol, and it causes him to have sudden outbursts with both me, and sometimes the kids. Is there any medication that can help him quit? What other...

How can I help my son with his recovery?

My son was a heroin addict and just came back from rehab to continue his recovery. He's going to the meetings and everything seems to be going okay. Is there anything that I...

I'm afraid that my daughter will relapse. What should I do?

My daughter is in recovery from a heroin addiction, but I'm so scared that she might relapse. My mother recently passed and I think it's making her feel stressed. She only stays...

What are the best ways to deal with alcohol addiction?

My brother has been an alcoholic for over 10 years now. Since the birth of his daughter, he has been trying to kick this addiction to the curb. It hasn't been easy for him....

Is there any medication for drug rehabilitation?

My sister is addicted to heroin and is now in a rehabilitation center that is helping her. She is currently receiving counseling and received medication in the beginning to help...

Can long term medications make the body really addicted to them?

My husband has been diagnosed with high blood pressure and diabetes, and he is 24 years old. If he starts this medication at this young age, is his body likely to get addicted...

Is there a cure for sugar cravings?

My daughter craves sugary treats, typically at night time. Is there a cure for this? What can we do to help her?

What medicines are administered to treat drug addiction?

What class of medicines are administered for treating drug addiction in people?

Will my anti depressants hamper my rehabilitation?

I am trying to quit smoking however I am also taking anti-depressants. Will taking these anti-depressants worsen my smoking problem?

Do I have to take my addiction meds throughout my life?

I was told that I would need to take medication for my alcoholism. But, if I start taking addiction meds now, will I have to take it lifelong?

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