Saturday, January 31, 2015

Alcoholism Symptoms Revealed

By Dave Sober

Efficient Ways to Stop Intake of Alcohol

Lots of alcoholics know WHY they must quit the bad habit. What they really do not know is HOW to do it. Perhaps you've made a big legal mess or you've lost another job. It is possible that you were abandoned by both your partner and family because of your actions. Whatever the reason is, its time to take a good look at yourself and finally be determined to quit drinking alcohol.

People who think they abuse alcohol are normally correct. However, admitting it is a lot easier than doing something about it. Many people who drink heavily know deep down inside that they have a problem.

Wouldn't it be great if there were a Magic Pill that made you stop drinking? Alcohol intake could also be lessened or eliminated through hypnosis. If you would like to go back to when you actually started drinking liquor, a time machine would be helpful.

Sadly, there are no magic pills or gimmicky methods. In order to quit drinking alcohol, you must go through a process to learn how to live without liquor. For some, it is going to be painful; alcohol cravings can be lengthy. The great news is there are strategies and tools that could help you be successful. For heavy drinkers who would go through withdrawal and detox, it is important to ask for a doctor's suggestion before stopping. Others may only experience minimal physical discomfort. lots of alcoholics have gone through this a time or two on their own. It can take years before one could get rid of the physical cravings. You would not succeed if you don't learn to live a life without alcohol. Just one of 1000 alcoholics stay sober for a couple of years. If you're determined enough then you could be that ONE.

Yes, many people will fail if they don't quit drinking in a considered, methodical way.

If you admit that you should quit drinking alcohol then you are in the right direction.

Jot down all of the reasons that you think you need to quit drinking alcohol. Do not leave anything out, tell the whole story. Be sure and include anybody you hurt, how embarrassed you are, and any damage you have done. It is essential to keep this paper since you should read it if you give excuses to quit drinking alcohol.

It could also help if you think about the money you spend each time you drink liquor - purchasing it, going to bars, the legal fees and income loss. Do the math when you check your credit card statements and budget. Alcohol abuse is detrimental in a lot of aspects - mentally, physically as well as financially.

Honesty is essential in order to be successful and completely recover from alcohol abuse. You will know when it is the correct time to give up.

Go to a Physician

The damage done to your body is something only a medical doctor can assess. The medical doctor can also give suggestions on how to quit drinking. Its either doing it alone or going to a hospital with medical supervision.

Tell People (who understand)

If you need understanding and support throughout the process, tell those you trust that you would give up drinking alcohol. If they really care about you then they would support you.

You Need a Support Group

If you want to be with individuals who have gone through what you're experiencing then the 12 Step Meetings is the place to go to. Start by searching for 12 Step Meetings near your area. Various types of individuals with different kinds of problems go to different kinds of meetings. Attend lots of meetings all around your neighborhood; as a matter of fact, you should attend ninety meetings in 90 days. These meetings will give you all of the info you need on how to stop drinking alcohol.

You would realize that its worth it when you have reached this point. I wish you all the best in the world; this really is the beginning off the rest of your life.

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