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... In order to understand the "Why of addiction" you must understand what addiction does to the addicts brain. When a person becomes addicted to a chemical, lets use alcohol for example, it PERMANENTLY changes their brain chemistry. Not temporarily, but PERMANENTLY. ... (22 replies)
GHB and teenagers
Feb 11, 2004
... usually comes as an odorless liquid, slightly salty to the taste, and sold in small bottles. It has also been found in powder and capsule form. ... (4 replies)
... well alcoholism is in the same boat,simply put,it IS a disease just like something akin to having a cancer and it will kill you eventually if this is not stopped and properly treated,it IS that simple. ... (9 replies)

... This is Katie's mom. She is on her 8th day of detox but just her 4th day of no oxy's at all. She is fighting such a hard battle but there is no doubt in my mind she is going to do it. She doesn't ever want to take an oxy again esp. ... (6 replies)
... Hi my friends!! I have not posted in here for awhile and I thought that I would say hello to some old friends. ... (6 replies)
Sep 16, 2005
... I've been so depressed and I had a thought. Maybe this is related to PAW. I'm posting what I found about it for those of you that may be feeling what I am. We Can Do It.... Hang in there with me! ... (0 replies)
... hink he is saying that diseases like diabetes and cancer are things that we cannot control ourselves unlike alcoholism which requires us to actually lift a glass of vodka to our mouths in order to make it happen. ... (19 replies)
... This details some of the experience I had, am having... ... (3 replies)
... Patty, there are so many stories on this board. However, in my mind, there are two groups of us. Those who started with opiates for recreation and those who started with opiates for pain. The only difference is our starting points. We have all ended up in the same boat... ... (22 replies)
... are close to making the right choice. I have struggled with a similar decision for almost 1 year now. I used to look at these boards to get advice on tapering and how bad the withdrawals will be. At first, it frightened me, so I kept using. ... (14 replies)
... I hope I can be a little clearer, sometimes I can write and make wonderful sense and other times, something else. Basically, she was referring me to a pie chart. ... (13 replies)
... in one hand, and a gallon of vodka in the other and was once again, for the upteenth time, contemplating suicide and just ending the madness of it all. ... (12 replies)
... from opiates, it not only starts to go into physical withdrawals, but it also exacerbates any existing pain to an almost unbearable level. Its a vicious cycle. And the pain is better now. I'm tacking this 'problem' next.... ... (29 replies)
Analize this
Oct 10, 2004
... By that I mean, you shared closeness in your taking care of him and in living quarters, but yet stayed somewhat distant as far as expressing YOUR feelings. ... (28 replies)
Feb 17, 2009
... Addiction is a powerful thing. Our brains beckon us to use and while that happens it seems we have tunnel vision. I learned when I went thru treatment that addiction falls into the category of the brain with "survival". ... (20 replies)
... Addiction is an affliction of the mind body and spirit. What you are describing seems to be addiction to someone who was completely functional throughout most of her active addiction. ... (2 replies)
... that his doc would realistically even be able to tell if any of the upper GI organs, including that liver, are actually losing function. ... (7 replies)
... time just started vomiting up blood one day at school.this was quite the shock let me tell ya.anyway,by the end of that day,we found out that my son had the PKD and also because of this particular disease also ended up with some sort of a mutated gene from it that caused him to develop this godawful liver disease. ... (30 replies)

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