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Chronic cough - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-cough/symptoms-causes/syc-20351575

Jul 8th, 2019 - Overview A chronic cough is a cough that lasts eight weeks or longer in adults, or four weeks in children. A chronic cough is more than just an annoyance. A chronic cough can interrupt your sleep and leave you feeling exhausted. Severe cases of chronic cough can cause vomiting, lightheadedness and even rib fractures. While it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint the problem that's triggering ...

Prescription drug abuse - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prescription-drug-abuse/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20376824

Oct 18th, 2018 - Prescription drug abuse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, a doctor with advanced specialized training in the treatment of addiction, called an addiction psychiatrist, coordinates the treatment programs and all of your care. You'll work closely with a licensed alcohol and drug addiction counselor or a licensed clinical social worker and nursing staff members who spec...

Intermittent explosive disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intermittent-explosive-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373926

Sep 18th, 2018 - Diagnosis To determine a diagnosis of intermittent explosive disorder and eliminate other physical conditions or mental health disorders that may be causing your symptoms, your doctor will likely: Do a physical exam. Your doctor will try to rule out physical problems or substance use that could be contributing to your symptoms. Your exam may include lab tests. Do a psychological evaluation. You...

Alcohol use disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alcohol-use-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20369243

Jul 10th, 2018 - Overview Alcohol use disorder (which includes a level that's sometimes called alcoholism) is a pattern of alcohol use that involves problems controlling your drinking, being preoccupied with alcohol, continuing to use alcohol even when it causes problems, having to drink more to get the same effect, or having withdrawal symptoms when you rapidly decrease or stop drinking. Unhealthy alcohol use ...

Alcohol use disorder - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alcohol-use-disorder/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369256

Jul 10th, 2018 - Alcohol use disorder care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic's continuum of addiction services includes: Comprehensive assessment. Mayo Clinic offers a comprehensive individual consultation and assessment of your alcohol or other substance use, mental health concerns, and medical status. Then the team recommends a personalized treatment plan. Having a comprehensive plan at the start of treatment ensure...

Alcohol use disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alcohol-use-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369250

Jul 10th, 2018 - Diagnosis You're likely to start by seeing your doctor. If your doctor suspects you have a problem with alcohol, he or she may refer you to a mental health professional. To assess your problem with alcohol, your doctor will likely: Ask you several questions related to your drinking habits. The doctor may ask for permission to speak with family members or friends. However, confidentiality laws p...

Alcohol intolerance - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alcohol-intolerance/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369215

May 3rd, 2018 - Diagnosis Besides conducting a physical exam, your doctor might request these tests: Skin test. A skin test can determine whether you might have an allergy to something in alcoholic beverages — for example, the grains in beer. Your skin is pricked with a tiny amount of a substance that could be causing your reaction. If you're allergic to the substance being tested, you'll develop a raised bump...

Lip cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lip-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20355079

Mar 9th, 2018 - Overview Lip cancer Lip cancer Lip cancer may appear as a sore on your lip that doesn't heal. Lip cancer occurs on the skin of the lips. Lip cancer can occur anywhere along the upper or lower lip, but is most common on the lower lip. Lip cancer is considered a type of mouth (oral) cancer. Lip cancer risk factors include excessive sun exposure and tobacco use — particularly pipe smoking. You may...

Nicotine dependence - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nicotine-dependence/symptoms-causes/syc-20351584

Mar 8th, 2018 - Overview Nicotine dependence ― also called tobacco dependence ― is an addiction to tobacco products caused by the drug nicotine. Nicotine dependence means you can't stop using the substance, even though it's causing you harm. Nicotine produces physical and mood-altering effects in your brain that are temporarily pleasing. These effects make you want to use tobacco and lead to dependence. At the...

Schizoaffective disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizoaffective-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354509

Oct 26th, 2017 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder involves ruling out other mental health disorders and concluding that symptoms are not due to substance use, medication or a medical condition. Determining a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder may include: Physical exam. This may be done to help rule out other problems that could be causing symptoms and to check for any related complications. T...

Drug addiction (substance use disorder) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/drug-addiction/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20365117

Oct 25th, 2017 - Drug addiction care at Mayo Clinic Experience. Mayo Clinic experts in Addiction Services and Psychiatry and Psychology Services treat thousands of people each year who have an addiction to alcohol or drugs. Comprehensive care. Mayo Clinic offers a comprehensive assessment of your alcohol or other substance use, mental health concerns, and medical status. Treatment for addictions and mental heal...

Drug addiction (substance use disorder) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/drug-addiction/symptoms-causes/syc-20365112

Oct 25th, 2017 - Overview Drug addiction, also called substance use disorder, is a disease that affects a person's brain and behavior and leads to an inability to control the use of a legal or illegal drug or medication. Substances such as alcohol, marijuana and nicotine also are considered drugs. When you're addicted, you may continue using the drug despite the harm it causes. Drug addiction can start with exp...

Drug addiction (substance use disorder) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/drug-addiction/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20365113

Oct 25th, 2017 - Diagnosis Diagnosing drug addiction (substance use disorder) requires a thorough evaluation and often includes an assessment by a psychiatrist, a psychologist, or a licensed alcohol and drug counselor. Blood, urine or other lab tests are used to assess drug use, but they're not a diagnostic test for addiction. However, these tests may be used for monitoring treatment and recovery. For diagnosis...

Drug Addiction
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16652-drug-addiction

Oct 11th, 2017 - What is drug addiction? Drug addiction is a long-term condition of compulsive drug seeking that is not stopped by negative consequences. Addictions, in general, are compulsions to use and abuse things to an excessive and destructive extent. This need to use and misuse substances can be very powerful and can be life-threatening. It often extends to not only harm the user, but family and friends ...

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) Treatment
https://medlineplus.gov/alcoholusedisorderaudtreatment.html

Sep 25th, 2017 - What is an alcohol use disorder? An alcohol use disorder (AUD) is drinking that causes distress and harm. It is a medical condition in which you Drink alcohol compulsively Can't control how much you drink Feel anxious, irritable, and/or stressed when you are not drinking An AUD can range from mild to severe, depending on the symptoms. Severe AUD is sometimes called alcoholism or alcohol depende...

Alcoholism (Alcohol Abuse)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/3909-alcoholism

Jul 28th, 2014 - What is alcoholism? Alcoholism is a disease in which a person drinks alcohol even though drinking hurts his or her life. Alcoholics often find that they have problems with people close to them, with school or work, and with other parts of their lives. Alcoholism can happen after a month or years of drinking. It is a disease that gets worse the more the person keeps drinking. Without treatment, ...

Tooth Discoloration Causes & Prevention
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10958-tooth-discoloration

Nov 23rd, 2012 - Why do teeth darken? There are several reasons why teeth may darken. These include: Foods/drinks: Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables. Tobacco use: Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene: Inadequate brushing and flossing to remove plaque and stain-producing substances like coffee and tobacco can cause tooth discoloration. Disease: Several diseas...

Drugs and Young People
https://medlineplus.gov/drugsandyoungpeople.html

Apr 13th, 2009 - Drug abuse is a serious public health problem. It affects almost every community and family in some way. Drug abuse in children and teenagers may pose a greater hazard than in older people. This is because their brains are not yet fully developed. As a result, the brains of young people may be more susceptible to drug abuse and addiction than adult brains. Abused drugs include Amphetamines Anab...

Dual Diagnosis
https://medlineplus.gov/dualdiagnosis.html

Jan 11th, 2006 - What is dual diagnosis? A person with dual diagnosis has both a mental disorder and an alcohol or drug problem. These conditions occur together frequently. About half of people who have a mental disorder will also have a substance use disorder at some point in their lives and vice versa. The interactions of the two conditions can worsen both. Why do substance use disorders and mental disorders ...

School Health
https://medlineplus.gov/schoolhealth.html

Oct 13th, 2003 - Your child spends more time at school than anywhere else except home. Schools can have a major effect on children's health. Schools can teach children about health, and promote healthy behaviors. Physical education classes give children a chance to get exercise. Schools work to Prevent risky behaviors such as alcohol and tobacco use or bullying and cyberbullying Encourage healthy habits like ex...