While alcoholics, addicts and co-dependents may know of the effects of alcohol and drugs on their sexuality, in recovery there may be other conditions affecting their sex lives. Here’s the good news, the bad news, and some more good news about sexual health: Most (64 percent of people, according to one recent study) are satisfied …∞
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Definition of Sexual problems Sexual problems are defined as difficulty during any stage (desire, arousal, orgasm, and resolution) of the sexual act, which prevents the individual or couple from enjoying sexual activity. These apply equally to heterosexual, gay, lesbian and bisexual people. Development of sexual disorders: Sexual difficulties may begin early in a person’s life, …∞
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Alcoholism and addiction have several common threads with reciprocal recovery principles. In their book, "Rethinking Substance Abuse,” editors William R. Miller and Kathleen M. Carroll to sum up what has been learned about the science of addiction. These are; Drug Use is Chosen Behavior in the Beginning – for experimenting, peer pressure or otherwise its …∞
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Aging and Addiction: Helping Older Adults Overcome Alcohol or Medication Dependence (Hazelden Guidebooks) Addiction among older adults is a hidden and hushed problem. Signs and symptoms of alcohol or medication abuse can easily be mistaken for conditions related to aging. And even when friends or family members recognize signs of addiction, they often discount the …∞
People in recovery from alcoholism and addiction face a host of potential causes of constipation, including:
Bipolar and Pregnant The first book to tackle one of the leading concerns of women with manic depression and related disorders You have bipolar disorder and want to start a family. There is so much to know and manage when thinking about becoming pregnant and having an optimal pregnancy and postpartum period. What are the …∞
Anyone at any age can have a drinking problem. Great Uncle George may have always liked his liquor, so his family may not see that his drinking behavior is getting worse as he gets older. Grandma Betty was a teetotaller all her life – she started having a drink each night to help her get …∞
Everything You Need to Know about Chemical Dependence: Vernon Johnson’s Complete Guide for Families Alcohol Heroin Amphetamines Tobacco Inhalants Cocaine Marijuana Medications By Vernon E. Johnson, D.D., founder of the Johnson Institute. Former faculty member of Rutgers University Summer School for Alcohol Studies Dr. Johnson compiled the most popular Johnson Institute literature on chemical …∞
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TRANQUILLISER – For those who care to hear, I’d like to report my experience with a popular tranquilliser. Sober two years in Alcoholics Anonymous, this form of medication, acceptable to many people, was introduced to me by a physician who seemed to know his business, I was in his care for a kidney ailment and …∞
My name is Joe and I am a big drunk, I am clean and sober by the grace of God and the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. Gosh, I have been living with the Triple AAA, alcoholism and AIDS, and thank God for my medication, and for those of you who told me that I need …∞
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