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Can gingivitis be prevented?

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

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...

Suffering with hives runs in my family.

My 11 month old son is completely covered in a red, blotchy, spot like rash and he is constantly scratching and itching to the point of making himself bleed. He has an underlying...

Can a family physician give me medication for my alcohol addiction?

I am addicted to drinking alcohol and I want to now get rid of the habit. Can a family physician prescribe me the necessary medication?

Are there medicines give to treat drug addiction?

My son has a drug addiction and we are trying to get him into a rehab. Are there medicines that will be given to get him off the habit?

What are the ways to recognize hepatitis?

Is hepatitis an epidemic or is it caused from alcohol consumption? My brother has a drinking problem, and I'm pretty worried about the effect that this will have long-term. What...

Can stopping alcohol consumption prevent liver cirrohosis?

I am 35 years old and since the last 6 years I have been regularly consuming alcohol. However, recently, people have warned me about the damage alcohol consumption could cause...

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