The most difficult is to make a decision. Consciously, sober, think, what are the benefits you drink alcoholic beverages, and that you have to lose. If you have already thought about it, then you lose much more than gain, therefore, the habit needs to stop. To the extent that, as a habit may develop into a dependence, you will not be able to refuse it on their own, without the help of doctors-narcologists and psychiatrists. The decision is the first step. You have to have enough to work on yourself and to use all his willpower to not become an alcoholic.
Equally important on the path to a sober life to find a goal to which you strive and which will help completely fill the free time that you have spent at gatherings with friends and alcoholic libations. The purpose depends on your life priorities. Someone stops drinking and begins to build a house, others devote all their free time career, others travel.
Learn not to react to a stressful situation. It is stress is the main enemy on the path to sober living. Any unexpected situation or an explosion of negative emotions can lead to the disruption and consumption of alcohol. If you can't completely eliminate the stress, and it is unlikely someone is ever able, take everything calmly and with a sense of humor.
Daily do physical exercise. If your health condition allows you to visit the gym, do not pass this one up. Exercise helps release endorphins and serotina, improve mood and overall health, normalizes sleep and appetite.
If you understand that to quit drinking you can't or can, but in a short period of time, contact your psychiatrist. In the Arsenal of modern medical care has sufficient funds to address alcohol dependence.
Will prescribe medications, normalizing mood. These include antidepressants, antipsychotics and tranquilizers. If necessary, conduct psycho-correction, will prescribe acupuncture active neural regions.
Medical treatment for alcohol addiction help to overcome cravings for alcohol and achieve long periods of remission.
Advice 2: How to stop drinking is
The insidiousness of alcohol addiction in that it cleverly hidden behind some out of nowhere reason. Birthdays, weddings, and just the end of the working week can cause a hangover. And wrong a hangover can lead to alcoholism.
You will need
- Bay leaf, a Cup of pumpkin seeds, hawthorn, oats, sour apples, raw potatoes, honey, milk
At home this problem can be solved with the application of liquors on Laurel leaf or pumpkin seeds. A few Bay leaves or a Cup of pumpkin seeds soak in vodka for a few weeks, and then offered to infusion to the patient. The consequences – vomiting, indigestion will lead to the fact that the body will refuse to take alcohol.
There are other methods, for example, treatment of birch smoke. Birch firewood sprinkle generously with sugar and ignite. Put out the fire, and the patient may get some smoke from it. Then offer him a glass of vodka. He touches the alcoholic beverage.
There are less exotic ways to get rid of alcoholism. Try to brew hawthorn berries (1 tablespoon) in a Cup of boiling water and infuse for two hours with the lid closed, preferably in a warm place. To use the infusion before meals three to four times a day for three tablespoons.
In folk medicine, as an alternative, widely used treatment with oats. It is believed that it softens toxic effect of alcohol on the body. Boil five cups of water 1 Cup of oats or cereal. When you evaporate half of the water, remove from heat and strain. Add milk as much liquid remained after the evaporation and 4 teaspoons of honey. Then boil the broth for 5 minutes. Drink the broth warm half a Cup four to six times a day.
The desire to drink discourage also sour apples and raw potatoes. They need to be consumed not more than 100 g per day. However whichever method of treatment of alcoholism you choose, do not neglect the medical and psychological help. The desire to help a close person get out of trouble doesn't mean he wants to. Coding of a person against his will is useless. Calmly try and explain to the patient why he needs help.
Before you use a treatment methods of traditional medicine, consult the doctor.