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The End of My Addiction PDF Epub The End Of My Addiction By Olivier Ameisen Paletterie2000.eu After Years Of Battling Uncontrollable Addiction, I Have Achieved The Supposedly Impossible Complete Freedom From Craving Dr Olivier Ameisen Was A Brilliant Cardiologist On The Staff At One Of America S Top Teaching Hospitals And Running His Own Successful Practice When He Developed A Profound Addiction To Alcohol He Broke Bones With No Memory Of Falling He Nearly Lost His Kidneys He Almost Died From Massive Seizures During Acute Withdrawal He Gave Up His Flourishing Practice And, Fearing For His Life, Immersed Himself In Alcoholics Anonymous, Rehab, Therapy, And A Variety Of Medications Nothing Worked So He Did The Only Thing He Could He Took His Treatment Into His Own Hands Searching For A Cure For His Deadly Disease, He Happened Upon Baclofen, A Muscle Relaxant That Had Been Used Safely For Years As A Treatment For Various Types Of Muscle Spasticity, But Had Recently Shown Promising Results In Studies With Laboratory Animals Addicted To A Wide Variety Of Substances Dr Ameisen Prescribed Himself The Drug And Experimented With Increasingly Higher Dosages Until He Finally Reached A Level High Enough To Leave Him Free Of Any Craving For Alcohol That Was Than Five Years Ago Alcoholism Claims Three Hundred Lives Per Day In The United States Alone One In Four U.S Deaths Is Attributable To Alcohol, Tobacco, Or Illegal Drugs Baclofen, As Prescribed Under A Doctor S Care, Could Possibly Free Many Addicts From Tragic And Debilitating Illness But As Long As The Medical And Research Establishments Continue To Ignore A Cure For One Of The Most Deadly Diseases In The World, We Won T Be Able To Understand Baclofen S Full Addiction Treatment Potential The End Of My Addiction Is Both A Memoir Of Dr Ameisen S Own Struggle And A Groundbreaking Call To Action An Urgent Plea For Research That Can Rescue Millions From The Scourge Of Addiction And Spare Their Loved Ones The Collateral Damage Of The Disease.

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  • Hardcover
  • 332 pages
  • The End of My Addiction
  • Olivier Ameisen
  • English
  • 08 April 2018
  • 0374140979

10 thoughts on “The End of My Addiction

  1. says:

    An honest tale of the destructive effect of alcohol Olivier Ameisen is a remarkable individual He is a gifted musician and a successful cardiologist He has one almost fatal flaw He was born with a genetic predisposition to constant anxiety and alcohol dependency Using alcohol to curb his anxiety he quickly spirals into alcohol dependency and suffers all the consequences of an addict Financial ruin, health problems including withdrawal seizures and almost loses his license to practice as a An honest tale of the destructive effect of alcohol Olivier Ameisen is a remarkable individual He is a gifted musician and a successful cardiologist He has one almost fatal flaw He was born with a genetic predisposition to constant anxiety and alcohol dependency Using alcohol to curb his anxiety he quickly spirals into alcohol dependency and suffers all the consequences of an addict Financial ruin, health problems including withdrawal seizures and almost loses his license to practice as a doctor.But Olivier dosen t give up Despite living with continuous alc...

  2. says:

    I approached this book with some skepticism By the end, I felt guilty to have been stuck making the same mistake as the highly credentialed doctors who refused to consider the merits of Ameisen s research because they d grown so fixated on traditional treatments 12 Step programs are a god send for many but considering their alarming relapse rates, doctors and readers remain open minded to new alternatives Like the author rightly points out, we ve come to believe that addiction is a disease I approached this book with some skepticism By the end, I felt guilty to have been stuck making the same mistake as the highly credentialed doctors who refused to consider the merits of Ameisen s research because they d grown so fixated on traditional treatments 12 Step programs are a god send for many but considering their alarming relapse rates, doctors and readers remain open minded to new alternatives Like the author rightly points out, we ve come to believe that addiction is a disease but have been treating it the same way for nearly 70 years For what other illness would that be acceptable Where else would we tolerate prevailing sentiment that blames the victims The premise of the book is that after years of struggling with an addiction that lead to the...

  3. says:

    I was skeptical when I first heard of this book If this man had actually found a cure for his alcoholism, why wasn t it all over the news Answer Because Big Pharma doesn t want to fund studies showing how baclofen a generic drug normally prescribed for multiple sclerosis is effective in reducing anxiety, cravings, and the obsession for alcohol and other drugs.This was a well organized book, complete with relevant articles, abstracts, and a nice bibliography This subject interested me so muc I was skeptical when I first heard of this book If this man had actually found a cure for his alcoholism, why wasn t it all over the news Answer Because Big Pharma doesn t want to fund studies showing how baclofen a generic drug normally prescribed for multiple sclerosis is effective in reducing anxiety, cravings, and the obsession for alcohol and other drugs.This was a well organized book, complete with relevant articles, abstracts, and a nice bibliography This subject interested me so much even though I am not an addict and actually do not know any addicts that I went to PubMed and looked up some current articles concerning baclofen and addiction I was pleased to see that progress is being made, albeit slowly.This book was written for the layperson, so don t be scared that it s full of medical jargon If you have any connection to addicts, or are just interested in biology, chemistry, psychology, addiction, or how our society treats addicts, you must read thi...

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    Read this for class for a report about interventions for alcohol dependence This book was helpful in understanding stigma against those with diseases of addiction Even when interacting with medical professionals, patients can expect to be judged and blamed for their disease and treated differently than patients with other diseases Suggesting that chemical dependency patients have a spiritual or moral deficit that once overcome will cure their addiction is not only naive but also counterproduc Read this for class for a report about interventions for alcohol dependence This book was helpful in understanding stigma against those with diseases of addiction Even when interacting with medical professionals, patients can expect to be judged and blamed for their disease and treated differently than patients with other diseases Suggesting that chemical dependency patients have a spiritual or moral deficit that once overcome will cure their addiction is not only naive but also counterproductive in battling addiction The book helps show the true power of craving to break willpower and sp...

  5. says:

    Essential and compelling reading for anyone addicted to anything they don t want to be addicted to, be it cigarettes, alcohol, overeating, etc The author s solution for people struggling to eliminate a craving that is wreaking havoc with their lives and relationships is high dose baclofen, a safe, relatively inexpensive, older medication that is ignored by the big pharmaceutical companies because they can t make a lot of money off of it The scientific papers lending support to his thesis are a Essential and compelling reading for anyone addicted to anything they don t want to be addicted to, be it cigarettes, alcohol, overe...

  6. says:

    Got this for a buck plus tax at my local Dollar Store and gave it to a certain someone That someone, my source, read it and said it was one of the best nonfiction books he s ever read, for many reasons, including the writing, the intelligence, the understanding and insights into addiction and drinking, the medical community and the US drug industry, etc S...

  7. says:

    If there was a zero star rating, I would have used it

  8. says:

    Interesting

  9. says:

    I was fascinated by the neurochemistry other life sciences in the book intermingled with the storyline of what happened.

  10. says:

    Great novel on Ameisen s struggle with alcoholism and how he became his own case study in finding a new way to treatment Alcohol Use Disorder Love the multiple case studies presented and the detail of baclofen regimen used.

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