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Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Psychiatry
Framingham, Massachusetts
Michael Pearlman, M.D. is a well known Boston area psychiatrist and Personal Life Strategist who has dedicated his professional practice to helping others overcome their addiction to alcohol. He has a keen awareness of this cunning and sly adversary that is alcohol dependence. Michael Pearlman,... Full Bio
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Baclofen vis-à-vis Alcohol Cravings and Withdrawal by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism The drug baclofen has been around for many years – it is most commonly used to treat spasticity, muscle spasm and Parkinsonian tremors. Lately it has been reported that it ... Read on »
Your Best and Worst Day by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Asking for help is difficult for anyone in the best of times but when you are suffering the effects of alcohol withdrawal and you’ve made promises to concerned family it c ... Read on »
Carol’s Drinking Story – Part 1 by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Carol was a normal 47 year old woman with a husband, two pre teen kids, a home and job she enjoyed. She was living what by all appearances was a normal life. To everyone b ... Read on »
Who Will You Finally Listen Too To Get Help? by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Every alcoholic or problem drinker will have to pay the piper sooner or later. You simply can’t continue on a path of intense drinking without someone or something interve ... Read on »
Alcoholic Induced Blackouts - A Defective Consciousness by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Drink Alcohol long enough and hard enough and you start experiencing some ill effects to the drinking that you may have only heard about. Blackouts are like that. They hap ... Read on »
Recovering Alcoholic Regrets Lost Time by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Now that I’ve stopped drinking for a number of years and am recovering well from years of alcohol abuse, I can’t help having some regrets. Oh sure, it’s standard for those ... Read on »
Andrew’s Story - Was it Just Heavy Drinking or Passive Suicide? (Part II) by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Andrew was an active youth and exercised hard until his mid twenties. He comfortably weighed a very fit 180 pounds for much of his adult life until he started his own busi ... Read on »
Andrew’s Story: Was it Just Heavy Drinking or Passive Suicide? (Part I) by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Andrew was drinking without caution now since he lost his job. He really didn’t care who saw the booze delivery car pull into his driveway while his wife was working. All ... Read on »
Women and the Effects of Excessive Drinking by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism - Some Observations - Since the late sixties and seventies the women’s movement has been striving for ‘equality’ with men. When it comes to alcohol consumption, some wo ... Read on »
Alcohol in Moderation or Complete Cessation – You Decide. by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Once you come to the realization that you have a problem with alcohol the first thing most people think of is “I need to somehow stop drinking alcohol now!” This may well ... Read on »
Choosing the Right Alcohol Cessation Therapy for You by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism In-House Rehab – Support Group – Confidential Counseling Any form of recovery from alcohol abuse and excessive drinking is a great method if it works for the recipient. ... Read on »
Carol’s Drinking Story – Part 2 by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism As unconventional as it was, having an intervention for Carol even though she was 30 days sober seemed like the right thing to do. It was obvious to her family she wasn’t ... Read on »
How Much Money Do You Drink Away On Your Alcohol Habit? by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism It helps to have deep pockets if you intend to have a long drinking addiction. One possible cure for excessive drinking is to get out your calculator and do some basic mat ... Read on »
Attending Your First Sober Social Function by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Perhaps you started drinking alcohol at your senior prom and never looked back. You were nervous, there was quite a bit going on at the time and your anxiety was running v ... Read on »
These 3 Problem Drinkers Eventually Got Help by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism What Will Motivate You? David P. David P. was an insurance salesman and financial planner and hating every minute of it. He was successful enough but was also bored. ... Read on »
Anxiety While Drinking – Your Road to Rock Bottom by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism The experts believe that stress can contribute to someone drinking excessively and this is certainly a factor. What I would like to enlighten you with is how stressful it ... Read on »
Dan’s Drinking Story by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Dan was a successful real estate entrepreneur and business Broker. He was married to a wonderful woman who helped him attain the level of achievement he now enjoyed. Dan a ... Read on »
Hiding Your Alcohol? – Your Plunge is Beginning by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism If you are a problem drinker now, more than likely the near future will find you starting to hide your bottles of alcohol. There are probably many reasons why excessive dr ... Read on »
Is Alcohol Taking More From Your Life Than You Want? by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Is your drinking behavior scaring you? Do you fear the harmful effects that your excessive drinking may be causing you? Maybe you’re afraid you are missing out on things i ... Read on »
Encouraging the Problem Drinker to Get Help by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism There are many schools of thought about whether an excessive drinker or an alcoholic can actually be encouraged to get help, or if they must hit their bottom first. Certai ... Read on »