My very first drink loosened my previous, ever present inhibitions. Medical school facilitated my growing reliance on this chemical. Six years later, after qualifying, I found an identity to hide behind, at least during the day. I was the all knowing, devoted, and respected professional, who daily appeared red eyed and trembling. But I was …∞
“A series of circumstances brought me to a new doctor. I had to see a doctor because once again I had become fearfully ill, and I was unable to work. My stomach was distended, and my ankles were swollen nearly twice their normal size due to fluid retention. The whites of my eyes had yellowed …∞
Not only is vibrator use common, but the two studies also show that vibrator use is associated with more positive sexual function and being more proactive in caring for one’s sexual health.
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Understanding alcohol abuse and alcoholism can be a key step in solving drinking problems Some people worry about their alcohol use but are not convinced that they need help. Friends or relatives might express their concern–”You have a drinking problem.” But often that well-intentioned statement fails to define the issue or suggest a clear solution. …∞
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Alcoholics Anonymous is a program for alcoholics who seek freedom from alcohol. It is not a program against drugs. However, some A.A. members have misused drugs, often as a substitute for alcohol, in such a manner as to become a threat to the achievement and maintenance of sobriety. These incidents have caused all A.A. members …∞
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Brief Twelve Step Facilitation (Brief TSF) is a manual written by a recovered alcoholic and professionally trained therapist. In plain language Brief TSF is complimentary to peer helping by recovering alcoholics, addicts, gamblers and co-dependents. This e-booklet informs and energises with a process to assist identification of problems, break down denial and connect with 12 …∞
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Getting professional help for quitting Does counselling work? Yes. Getting advice, counselling, and support from a doctor, nurse, or trained counsellor can help you quit smoking. Pregnant women who smoke and smokers who are admitted to the hospital are especially likely to benefit from advice and counselling. What is counselling? Your doctor, nurse, or counsellor …∞
Know when it’s time to fire your doctor CNN reports on what to do when your doctor is not paying attention. Dr. Jerome Groopman knew he needed to break up with his family doctor. But he didn’t know if he should or how to go about it. Groopman is not alone. “I really think it’s …∞
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The way I see it My very first drink loosened my previous, ever present inhibitions. Medical school facilitated my growing reliance on this chemical. Six years later, after qualifying, I found an identity to hide behind, at least during the day. I was the all knowing, devoted, and respected professional, who daily appeared red eyed …∞
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