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Need help in de-addiction from alcohol

Heloo Sir,
Am 37 years old and consuming liquor from the last 11 years. As of now am taking 180 ml whisky (each day) three days in a week and four bottles of beer (two beer each day) for two days. Two days I keep alcohol free. Kindly advise as I can not leave alcohol , as I have become habitual of same......
Asked On : Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
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You should consult psychiatrist/de addiction specialist to help you. You should get enrolled yourself into alcoholic anonymous group to continue motivation to remain alcohol free.
If you are having severe withdrawal features, your doctor may advise you to go for hospitalization.
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Packriswamy Sambangi's  Response
When you drink heavily and frequently, your body becomes physically dependent on alcohol and goes through withdrawal if you, suddenly stop drinking.
The symptoms of alcohol withdrawal range from mild to severe and include headache, nausea and vomiting, shaking, stomach cramps and diarrhea, anxiety and restlessness, trouble sleeping and concentrating etc.
Alcohol withdrawal symptoms usually start with in hours after you stop drinking, peak in a day or two and improve with in five days. But in some alcoholics, withdrawal is not just unpleasent- it can be life threating.
Recovery is not a overnight problem.,usually a more gradual process.
1.Remove all alcohol , barware and other drinking reminders from your home and office.
2.Let friends , family members and co-workers know that you are trying to stop drinking. If they drink, ask them to support your recovery by not doing so infront of you.
3.Make it clear that drinking will not be allowed in your home and that you may not be abl to attend events where alcohol is being served.
Treatment in Ayurvedic way,
Panchakarma therapies which target at uprooting the toxins present in the patient's body.
Virechanam is the therapy which comprises of taking a mixture of herbal medicinal plants or their parts. This therapy eliminates the toxic substances from the body via the anal route, Herbs like ginger, cardamom, chinnamom and embella etc are used for the purpose,
Another popular cleansing therapy used in Vamanam which can be called a therapy for vomitting. This methods uses the upper track leading to the mouth, to cleanse the toxins caused due to indigestion of food.
Rasayana treatments include dietary changes and consuming oral herbal medicines are also for addiction related problems.
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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