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Please if anyone has any advice or comforting words. I have recently gone through a traumatic experience that has led me down a path or drinking and feelings of despair. I'm scared that I won't be able to pull out of this even though I know that the worst part is over. I have two little kids that I have to live for but I cant stop drinking as it's the only thing that relaxes me and allows me to get any sleep or to eat anything. I feel as though I have panic attacks regularly. My heart pounds and I have a tingle throughout my body that doesn't feel good at all. Again, alcohol is the only thing that makes me feel better. I have a problem, I know. And i need help. But in the meantime if anyone has any ideas about how to get some sleep without drinking? Is there anything I can do? I feel quite helpless right now unless I am drinking. I feel physically terrible and I it is is taking a toll mentally on me as well. I need some sleep and to be able to eat a decent meal. Please someone if you have any advice I'd love to hear it.

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Goto your local CVS or rite aid what ever they call the stores over by you and pick up Melotonin which is what our body naturally releases when its time for sleep this will help you feel drowzy but in the morning some people say they feel groggy but i havent felt that so if you feel groggy dw its just the melatonin still in your system so take it maybe 45 minutes before bed if it doesnt work take another but dont over dose on it.. it may not be possible but lets not find out.. what i usually do is benadryl but that has long term affects another is to listen to marconi union WEIGHTLESS and meditate

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Thanks I have to go to cvs today anyway so I will try that. I feel like if I could get a good nights sleep and some decent meals that I would be on track for recovery but I just can't stay asleep throughout the night and when I do wake up my heart is pounding and my body feels terrible and it's impossible to get back to sleep. Thanks again.

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Try to take excercising a bit each day, try drinking fresh milk every day, occupy yourself outdoors activities. Do you have anyone you can take with you a family member who you see regularly or a friend or neighbour? But also please seek guidance on how to get off the drink and maybe go to support group or see your GP and maybe they would advise you about councelling. Etc. I hope you will be ok!

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That's good advice as well. It's just hard to get off the couch when you have no energy and no food in you. But I'll try to exercise even if it's just playing with my kids. They need me to be here for them and I have to get better.

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I am going through anxiety and depression and I've just started to excercise and its really keeping me occupied. It's better to be safe than sorry. Look after your health 🙂 oh and eat well too.

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