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the Prozac moment by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 12 May 2009 6:15pm 1 Comment Mark Willenbring dreams of the day that addiction is treated by primary care docs: ...Dr. Willenbring, an expert on treating alcohol addiction, predicts that the day is not far off when giving a pill and five minutes of advice to an alcohol abuser will be all that is needed to keep drinking under control. ... “We’re at the same place wit ... Read on »
The History of Prozac by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 10:14pm How a pill for alcoholism became a blockbuster antidepressant. Back in the 1970s, while doing research on antidepressants at Eli Lilly and Co., several organic chemists had been working on identifying new compounds that showed activity at serotonin receptor sites. The Lilly researchers came across Compound 82816, which very cleanly and very s ... Read on »
Alcohol and Medicine: When Drugs Interact by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:24am Is it okay if I drink with these pills? We've all seen the warnings; the labels on prescription bottles telling us not to mix the pills with alcohol. The warnings tell us that alcohol may blunt or enhance or nullify the effect of the prescribed drugs. But what's so bad about mixing alcohol with common medications? What, really, can go wr ... Read on »
I'll Have a Beer To Wash Down My Prozac, Please by Bradley .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:46pm 'My name is Brad, and I'm an alcoholic." I've said it over a thousand times. I'm the best tour guide in Los Angeles. I'll show which bench on the Santa Monica Pier is best for sleeping. I'll tell you which church distributes the best free food. I'll give you maps to the best places to hide your duffel bag as you search for one frien ... Read on »
Top 5 Deadly Combinations of Drugs and Alcohol by Wellminded Center Posted Mon 26 Aug 2013 8:58am Alcohol alone can pose serious health risks when consumed beyond moderate levels. It becomes even more dangerous and sometimes fatal when combined with certain dangerous substances, including prescribed medicine. It's a good idea to learn about these deadly combinations before deciding to mix drinks with drugs.   Unfortunately, the risk inc ... Read on »
Potatoes Not Prozac Solutions for Sugar Sensitivity by Krizia MissK Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 6:31am Potatoes Not Prozac Solutions for Sugar Sensitivity You’re not lazy, self-indulgent, or undisciplined. Many people who suffer from sugar sensitivity don’t even know it — and they continue to consume large quantities of sweets, breads, pasta, or alcohol. These foods can trigger exhaustion ... Read on »
LSD and Alcohol: The History by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Mar 2012 8:52pm Back when acid was legal. After last week’s blitz of coverage concerning studies done in the 60s on the use of LSD for the treatment of alcoholism, I thought it would be useful to provide a bit of background; some pertinent psychedelic history to help put this information in perspective: It may come as a surprise to many people that t ... Read on »
Drugs for Alcoholism by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 1:16pm Different meds for different drinkers Although there are still only three drugs officially approved by the FDA for the treatment of alcoholism, the research picture is beginning to change. In an article by Greg Miller published in the 11 April 2008 edition ofScience, alcoholism researcher Stephanie O'Malley of Yale University said: "We have ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism More of A Risk For Shy Teen Boys by addictiondoc Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 10:26am Shy teen boys are at greater risk of teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse according to Dr. Bernado Carducci, Director of Shyness Research Institute at Indiana University Southeast. The stressful social situations of asking a girl out or initiating small talk with a stranger drives this shy group to drink or use drugs. Boys are at high ... Read on »
MIRAPEX: A CURE FOR ALCOHOLISM! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:43am I used to have such a thirst for alcohol that I would get drunk on Thursdays and always be horribly hungover at work on Fridays because I had stayed up until the wee hours the night before because it took me quite a while to get drunk. In my search for a way to ease my fibro I ended up on Mirapex, and about a month into taking mega-d ... Read on »