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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- The End of My Addiction
- Olivier Ameisen
- 04 July 2017 Olivier Ameisen