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Most people are aware that alcoholics, whether they are heavy drinkers or not, will experience unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, both physical and emotional, when they first get sober. Some of the more obvious signs of this “acute” or early withdrawal include: shaking, sweating, racing heartbeat, muscle twitches, insomnia and acute anxiety. These symptoms are mostly physical and may last as long as 2 weeks, but we are prepared for them and if we stay sober, most people think it will be smooth sailing going forward. It is true that people may feel better after the first couple of weeks, however it is the sobriety–based symptoms, known as Post-Acute Withdrawal (PAWs) that cause many people to relapse. PAWs may last as long as 2 years, so understanding what it is and learning ways to manage these symptoms is critical to maintaining long-term sobriety. On this episode of The Bubble Hour we will discuss these symptoms are share ways to deal with and relieve the effect of PAWS. Whether you’re just getting sober or have been sober for a while, this is a very important show for YOU.
Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. Dec., 15th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. We'll discuss a recent article by Michael Imhotep, “Why Did Dr. King Tell Us To “Redistribute The Pain”: Understanding The Power of Economic Withdrawal”.
CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281. POST YOUR COMMENTS. WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR. Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or by downloading the "TuneIn Radio" app to your smartphone and search for "Empowerment Radio Network" or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com and listen to the podcasts.
A crazy thing happened to me last month. I ran out of prednisone and had to stop taking it, cold turkey.
Many of you know that you don't just go off prednisone cold like that. You're supposed to wean yourself slowly, or risk serious withdrawal symptoms.
In prednisone withdrawal, you can experience fatigue, flu-like symptoms, mood dips, inflammation and swelling, among other symptoms.
All of these symptoms flare up while your body gets used to making its own cortisol again.
Some quick background info on me: Seventeen years ago my diagnosis was autoimmune disease. Over the years, my symptoms have included rheumatoid arthritis in every joint of my body including my neck and rib cage, along with brain and nervous system symptoms, skin rashes, hormone imbalances, etc. Some doctors have told me that my autoimmune disease was triggered by lyme disease, and is now considered chronic lyme disease.
It's complicated, I know. What else is new?
So anyway, back to the prednisone. I was almost off of it, finally, after using it for a flare in symptoms that I experienced this past winter.
I ran out on a Friday. I thought I had another full bottle in the bathroom cabinet somewhere. But I could not find it anywhere! My prescription didn't have any refills and my doctor's office wouldn't be open until Monday.
I freaked out. This meant that my knees and fingers and wrists were going to swell. I was going to get night chills and a sore throat.
I went into emergency mode and...
You'll have to listen to the episode to find out more!
Are you going through political overdose and now having football withdrawal???? Did Gloria Steinem put her foot in it. Is the Hillary Clinton unliked numbers coming home to roost.? Are we witnessing the leftwing melt down??? Sexiism in Politics and Bernie is Burning his way to Victory!!!!
Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of health questions followed by a interview with Paula Youmell. Paula Youmell is a Wise Woman Nurse (RN), Certified Health Coach, NYS Health & Physical Education Teacher, Fitness & Yoga Teacher, Herbalist, Reiki Master.. Paula's path in this world is to support and guide others in their return to harmony of mind, body, & spirit through nature and natural lifestyle choices. Paula's Health Philosophy: The body is genetically programmed to heal. Check out Paula's books at her website. Paula's website www.PaulaYoumellRN.com
this episode Q&A includes:
• hemorrhoids and internal varicosities- oakbark sitz baths, horse chestnut gel, comfrey leaf infusion, botox...
• liver flush and gallbladder cleanses actually shut liver and gallbladder down- oil comes out in feces as crystals- damage and destroy...
• nicotine, heroin and alcohol withdrawal...
• dermoid cyst- ovarian cyst- fresh chickweed tincture dissolves cysts and visualization...
• glycerin or alcohol tincture- ineffective or effective?
• nourishing herbal infusions give your body the nutrients it needs to heal...
• idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura...
• teas, tinctures and infusions- volatiles, poisons and nourishment...
• linden is a world class anti inflammatory...
• nettle rebuilds adrenals and kidneys why not the spleen too?
• moon lodges are a space to honor women...
• alzheimer's, infusions and nourishing the caretaker...
• dementia vastly improves from being in nature and soothing music from their younger years...
• detoxifying and parasites- parasites highly unlikely with indoor plumbing..
Don't miss a special broadcast of "The Michael Imhotep Show" today, Sunday, Jan. 17th, 7pm-9pm EST. Listen at www.BlogTalkRadio.com/TheAfricanHistoryNetworkShow or at 914-338-1375. We'll discuss The State of African Americans in 2016. Why have we lost ground in almost every Economic Category over the last 10 years, #OscarsSoWhite, African Americans were shut out of the Oscars again this year. Why and What needs to change? Dr. King on his 87th Birthday and why he told us to #RedistributeThePain, Understanding The Power of Economic Withdrawal. Update on Flint, MI. President Obama declares a State of Emergency in Flint, MI behind the lead poisoning of the water supply.
Visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com for more information
DETROIT: Monday, January 18th, 2016 at Nandi's Knowledge Cafe, 6pm. Screening and Discussion of the film "Out of Darkness" in celebration Dr. King Day. Discussion led by Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network and host of "The Michael Imhotep Show". You don't want to miss this. Nandi's Knowledge Cafe, 12511 Woodward Ave., Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of the Davison Fwy between Glendale and Highland St.)
Watch the trailer for here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7odxQ6YqF7o&feature=youtu.be
Out of Darkness is narrated by Prof. Kaba Kamene (aka Booker T. Coleman) and co-stars Dr. Umar Johnson, Dr. Claud Anderson, Tim Wise, Prof. James Small, Dr. Joy DeGruy, Anthony Browder, Sabir Bey, Atlantis Browder, and Taj Tarik Bey.
Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. In this broadcast we present our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the commemorations of the 104th anniversary of the founding of the African National Congress (ANC), the ruling party in the Republic of South Africa; a date for the run-off elections in the Central African Republic has been set for Jan. 31 with two former prime ministers facing each other amid the withdrawal of Congolese troops from the UN peacekeeping force in light of allegations of misconduct; more attention is being given to the federal investigation in the United States into the poisoning of the water resources by the right-wing governor in the state of Michigan; and the Chicago police have been cited again in a killing which has come under national scrutiny. In the second hour we continue our commemoration of the 87th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. looking at various aspects of his social legacy. Also in this same hour we look back at the contributions of South African Communist Party leader Joe Slovo who passed away 21 years ago on Jan. 7, 1995 in the aftermath of the ANC's ascendancy to power in 1994. Finally, we reexamine the apparent murder of former United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold in 1961 during the Congo crisis through a lecture delivered by Susan Williams of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of Oxford's African Studies Center lecture series
Jazz musicians -- and heroin addicts -- Spoon (Tupac Shakur) and Stretch (Tim Roth) decide to get clean after their friend and bandmate Cookie (Thandie Newton) overdoses when she tries heroin for the first time. As they attempt to enter a detoxification program, however, they encounter a series of bureaucratic roadblocks. Worse, they are being hunted by both the police and drug dealers. Struggling with withdrawal, Spoon and Stretch reflect on the moments that led up to their predicament.
Bankrate's 2015 CD Early Withdrawal Penalty Survey finds that banks charge big penalties that may substantially eat away at your principal. Greg McBride, chief financial analyst for Bankrate.com explains how an upcoming interest rate hike could impact CD investors.
Tomorrow, Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, people around the country will rush to the stores to begin Christmas shopping. This day is known as Black Friday, because the shopping on this day is so heavy, it makes up for whatever deficit cash flow the store had which kept it in the red all year. Instead of being in a deficit, the stores see huge profits on Friday, because of all the shopping. Hence, it's known as Black Friday. But this year, the anger over police brutality, repeated injustice, and administrations that turn a deaf ear to the cries of th people, have led the the launching of a national campaign to boycott Black Friday, and to abandon the Christmas shopping season altogether, in order to cripple the American economy. How can the withdrawal of the African Americans $1.3 trillion spending power convince lawmakers to do something to stop police misconduct? Our guests today discuss this strategy. Mike Holman with the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, Revin Fellows with the National Black Agenda, and Cassiopia Sledge with TheBlackMall.com.
By God's grace and blessing, the University of Redlands football team sucks this season, so this is the final Saturday that Constitution Radio will be preempted by KMET 1490-AM for that gridironed dreck. Fortunately, we've managed to accumulate two hours of recent programming to revisit in order to keep y'all from going into withdrawal sickness.
The Saturday Afternoon Extravaganza will return to its regular schedule next week and continue until it makes the big leap to weekdays in afternoon drive....someday.
BATTLING DEPRESSION- PART 4
Finding the Strength to Overcome
Sometimes, life seems to be full of surprises, some pleasant, some not so pleasant and those that snatch the joy right out of us, shatters our lives and leaves many stressed out, broken and bitter. When we find ourselves wrestling with the spirit of depression, it can take us to some very dark and hurtful places. Some seek comfort through withdrawal, alcohol or drugs, while others may go as far as contemplating suicide. Does the Bible give us any understanding on how to pick up the pieces and put ourselves back together? Is it possible to find closure and move on? Join us as we search the scriptures to discover the light of Jesus Christ that leads us out of the dark tunnel of depression.
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