Avoid people who ridicule you for choosing not to drink, recommends WebMD. Spend time with people who support your decision, and ask family members and friends to help you to achieve your goals. Avoid events and places t... More »

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For many people there is no one "easy" solution to quit drinking; however, there are many practices that make it easier to quit, such as 12-step programs, private meetings with therapists, group therapy sessions or detox... More »

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Lifestyle changes, such as planning new activities rather than drinking, and keeping alcohol out the home help some people quit drinking alcohol, as does seeking help from others, notes MedlinePlus. People with more seri... More »

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To treat gout at home, people can use cold compresses, drink plenty of fluids and change their diet, according to WebMD. Resting and raising the joint is one recommendation until the pain subsides. Other remedies that ma... More »

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When death is within hours or days, people often avoid food and drink, and their excretory systems slow considerably, according to WebMD. Pain sometimes increases, and breathing becomes labored or irregular. Pulse and he... More »

Many psychiatrists only do medication management and refer people to other professionals for therapy, so patients should decide if they are comfortable with seeing two mental health professionals, as suggested by KevinMD... More »

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When choosing a psychiatrist, patients can request a referral from a primary health care provider or request a provider list from a health insurance provider, according to WebMD. It may be helpful to ask family members, ... More »

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