• irritable bowel sy
  • They also frequently have or develop such stress-related physical illnesses and conditions as tension headaches, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), bruxism (grinding of the teeth during sleep), and hypertension. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Symptoms were completely relieved by recommending chlordiazepoxide for irritable bowel syndrome 14 months later. (wikipedia.org)
  • onset
  • Patients should never try to tackle the task of discontinuing barbiturates without consulting a doctor due to the high lethality and relatively sudden onset of the withdrawal, attempting to quit "cold turkey" may result in serious neurological damage, severe physical injuries received during convulsions, and even death via glutamatergic excitotoxicity. (wikipedia.org)
  • PAWS
  • Symptoms are varied but one common link often makes them easily identifiable - recovering addicts associate the use of drugs or alcohol as a means of relief from PAWS symptoms. (recoveryfirst.org)
  • When utilizing the services of a drug and alcohol addiction treatment facility, PAWS treatment begins immediately under the guidance of trained professionals. (recoveryfirst.org)
  • consumption
  • When drug or alcohol consumption becomes chronic, the body adjusts to the constant presence of the substance by changing its normal production of neurotransmitters. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It may result from an underlying disease, over-consumption of alcohol, from drugs administered during treatment of a disease, withdrawal from drugs or from any number of health factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Seventh-day Adventist Church encourages the consumption of only clean meats as specified in Leviticus and strongly discourages the consumption of alcohol, smoking, and the use of narcotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Short-term effects of alcohol consumption include intoxication and dehydration. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, some effects of alcohol consumption are beneficial. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although even moderate alcohol consumption increased the risk of death in younger people, it has been shown to decrease the risk of death for individuals ages 55+ (due to decreased risk of ischemic heart disease). (wikipedia.org)
  • The short-term effects of alcohol consumption range from a decrease in anxiety and motor skills at lower doses to unconsciousness, anterograde amnesia, and central nervous system depression at higher doses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The long-term effects of alcohol consumption range from cardioprotective health benefits for low to moderate alcohol consumption in industrialized societies with higher rates of cardiovascular disease to severe detrimental effects in cases of chronic alcohol abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduction of alcohol consumption, even for light to moderate drinkers, is beneficial to health. (wikipedia.org)
  • An abstainer may be subconsciously motivated to resume alcohol consumption, but for a variety of reasons, abstains (e.g. a medical or legal concern precluding use). (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • In the UK Afro Caribbean's and in the US black patients are less likely to abuse alcohol and illicit drugs. (wikibooks.org)
  • If you smoke, use alcohol or take illegal drugs , so does your unborn baby. (patientsville.com)
  • Using illegal drugs may cause underweight babies, birth defects or withdrawal symptoms after birth. (patientsville.com)
  • If you are pregnant and you smoke, drink alcohol or do drugs , get help. (patientsville.com)
  • Drugs and alcohol affect mood by altering brain chemistry, specifically the production of neurotransmitters. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Drug abuse, including alcohol and prescription drugs, can induce symptomatology which resembles mental illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Addiction to drugs and alcohol in expecting mothers does not only cause NAS but also an array of other issues which can continually affect the infant throughout his/her lifetime. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some health professionals choose to avoid the terms alcohol or drug "abuse" in favor of language they consider more objective, such as "substance and alcohol type problems" or "harmful/problematic use" of drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clean and sober" is a commonly used phrase, which refers to someone having an extended period without drugs or alcohol in their body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drug abuse, including alcohol and prescription drugs, can induce symptomatology which resembles mental illness, which can make it difficult to differentiate between substance induced psychiatric syndromes and pre-existing mental health problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Psychosocial
  • The effects of an alcohol-related psychosis include an increased risk of depression and suicide as well as psychosocial impairments. (wikipedia.org)
  • acutely
  • Stress, hangovers, and the oral contraceptive pill may increase the desire for alcohol because these things will lower the level of testosterone and alcohol will acutely elevate it. (wikipedia.org)
  • addiction
  • Definitions of substance use can vary from substance use once in past month or year, life time use or use characterised by the fully developed syndrome of addiction. (wikibooks.org)
  • The exact cause of substance abuse is not clear, with the two predominant theories being: either a genetic disposition which is learned from others, or a habit which if addiction develops, manifests itself as a chronic debilitating disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • impairments
  • This progressively lowers the threshold needed to cause alcohol-related brain damage and cognitive impairments, leading to altered neurological function. (wikipedia.org)
  • dose
  • t 1/2 4-6 hours No opioid use for hours Mild-moderate withdrawal with objective signs First dose should not exceed 4mg Sample protocol: taper every 24 hours 8mg 6mg 4mg 2mg d/c Can give in divided doses (ex. (docplayer.net)
  • Withdrawal symptoms are dose-dependent with heavier users being affected worse than lower-dose addicts. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorder
  • Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others, and is a form of substance-related disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similar patterns of comorbidity and risk factors in individuals with substance induced disorder and those with independent non-substance induced psychiatric symptoms suggest that the two conditions may share underlying etiologic factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychosis
  • Alcohol-related psychosis may manifest itself through a kindling mechanism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mechanism of alcohol-related psychosis is due to distortions to neuronal membranes, gene expression, as well as thiamin deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
  • mood
  • During this test, their urge to drink alcohol and their mood will be measured while they view various computer images and then are presented with (but do not drink) either a favorite alcoholic beverage or water. (clinicaltrials.gov)