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How can I get my son to quit smoking?

My son is 14 years old and I recently found out that he has started smoking. What can I do to get him to quit the habit?

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...

Why is my son so angry after rehab?

My son went to rehab for his drug addiction, and now that he's out, he has been very angry and abusive towards our family. Why is this happening? Could this mean that he's using...

Can gingivitis be prevented?

Can gingivitis be prevented? What are some of the best ways to prevent it?

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...

Lately, my ears seem to have more wax than usual. Could this be a sign of an infection?

Since swimming in my pool 3 days ago, the amount of wax in my ears has increased. Could this be a sign that they are infected?

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?

Can cough syrups be an addiction?

My husband drinks cough syrup every night before sleeping, even when he doesn't have a cough. He says that it helps him sleep, because it's PM, but I'm not sure how healthy this...

What side effects should I expect from medications for my addictions?

I went to an addictive specialist for my addiction to smoking about a week ago. When we were discussing treatment options, she suggested for me to take medication. Could this...

How do patches work for treating drug addiction?

My cousin is addicted to opioids. In the hospital, they actually gave her a patch to help her. What are the patches used on patients suffering from drug addiction? How do they...

How is sex addiction treated in men?

Is sex addiction a real problem in some men? How can this be treated?

I am addicted to eating sugar. What can I do to treat this problem?

I believe I have a sugar addiction. I pretty much eat sugar whenever I can, especially when I'm bored. Is there anything I can do to treat this?

Can pain relieving drugs become addictive?

I recently read a report that said pain relieving drugs could become an addiction for people in no time. Is this true?

When is someone considered "addicted"?

I feel like addiction is used too often and loosely. Medically, when is someone really considered addicted to something?

Is coffee an addiction?

My sister is addicted to coffee and ends up having almost 3 to 7 cups a day. It just doesn’t seem normal. Is it actually an addiction?

I crave sugar, is it a problem?

I have a strong craving for sugar through out the day. I also feel like I can eat just plain and raw sugar often. Is it a psychological problem?

My son has been doing coccaine. I am confused how should I deal with this?

My son is 19 years old, and I just found out that he's been doing cocaine. When I caught him, he said that he only did it when he was around friends and that he would stop and...

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