What happens to your anxiety when you reduce or stop drinking, smoking or using? What happens to your alcohol, tobacco and other drug use when you feel anxious? In recovery what anxiety symptoms do you experience? When? Where? ANXIETY AND SUBSTANCE USE — Sometimes people use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs to cope with their …∞
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Men in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, compulsive gambling are often heavy smokers. This article may be of interest to all smoking men. Men who smoke cigarettes run an increased risk of experiencing erectile dysfunction, and the more cigarettes smoked, the greater the risk, according to a study by Tulane University researchers published in the American …∞
Vanderbilt study suggests coffee may help alcoholics quit drinking Not all recovering alcoholics smoke cigarettes, but almost all of them drink coffee, according to a new Vanderbilt study suggesting that healthy intake behaviors could help addicts kick their habit. The study, “Coffee and Cigarette Consumption and Perceived Effects in Recovering Alcoholics Participating in Alcoholics Anonymous …∞
Teen Peer Pressure: Raising a Peer Pressure-Proof Child Learn what kinds of peer pressure teens face, who’s most vulnerable, and how to help your son or daughter resist. Remember when your teenager took her first steps as a toddler? You hovered behind her — back bent, arms spread — prepared to catch her should she …∞
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Evaluation of Sexual Functions in Turkish Alcohol-Dependent Males Male alcoholics and men in recovery may suffer the effects of drinking and smoking. A study in 2008 was conducted to evaluate sexual functions of alcoholic men. The study found that; 47% of alcohol-dependent men had their first sexual experience before they were 18 years old, 64.4% …∞
I’m not afraid of sex, it’s just not something I want to do.
Posted in Adult Children of Alcoholics, Codependency, Emotions, Healthy, Men, Relationships, Sex Addictions, Sexuality, Smoking, Sobriety, Women, Youth and tagged asexual. Use this permalink for a bookmark.
Is alcohol the only cause of alcoholism? Many people have tried to establish how much alcohol is needed to be drunk to become alcoholic. A new research study from Denmark compared drinkers over 25 years and the amount of alcohol consumed. Their conclusions were; Women are at risk of developing alcoholism if they have 7 …∞
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Experts explain how a penis changes in size, appearance, and sexual function as a man ages. Men in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency or compulsive gambling often wonder what changes in the penis are due to aging. This article may help. It’s no secret that a man’s sexual function declines with age. As his testosterone …∞
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Emotional Sobriety Do you use substances or engage in compulsive activities to regulate your mood? Do you reach for something sweet, a couple of drinks, or a pack of cigarettes after a difficult day because you can’t unwind without them? Do you race to the stores to spend away the day’s frustrations or run around …∞
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Continuing to wear nicotine patches after smoking lapses promotes recovery of abstinence It has been proven that recovering alcoholics, addicts and compulsive gamblers can quit smoking with 2 strategize; Using the 12 steps of Nicotine Anonymous and, Using nicotine replacement patches. This research adds to that knowledge by asserting continued use of patches after a …∞
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