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What Happens When You Quit Smoking?

Healthline   Right now is a great time to quit smoking. Why? In as few as 20 minutes, you’ll start to feel the benefits. Here we break down the changes that occur in your body within minutes, hours, days, and even years of you kicking the habit. The health benefits of quitting today may surprise […]

For Beginners.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This site is neither endorsed nor approved by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (A.A.W.S.) IS A.A. FOR YOU? Only you can decide whether you want to give A.A. a try — whether you think it can help you We who are in A.A. came because we finally gave up trying to control our drinking. […]

Resentment and Anger

Alcoholics more than others, hold on to old hurts and never seem to be able to let go. It’s almost like a tape that is constantly replayed over and over. Some clam up and internalize their anger, while others blow up and explode. Resentment always hurts you more than it does the person you resent. […]

Acceptance

And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation — some fact of my life — unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing or situation as being exactly the way […]

Narcissistic behaviour

Wet Brain

Wet brain is a form of brain damage. Wet brain is also called Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome, Korsakoff’s psychosis, Wernicke’s encephalopathy, and beri beri. The symptoms of wet brain may sometimes improve with therapy but it is often permanent and irreversible. Wet brain is caused by a deficiency of thiamine which is also known as vitamin […]

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS) classically, but not always, presents with the clinical triad of confusion, ataxia, and nystagmus. It is best conceptualized as 2 distinct syndromes, with one being characterized by an acute/subacute confusional state and often reversible findings of Wernicke encephalopathy (a type of delirium) and the other by persistent and irreversible findings of Korsakoff dementia. (See Clinical […]