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I have seen a few friends and a family member loose their lives to the bottle. This posting is really not for them. They are gone, far gone. Even if they were willing to try these supplements it would only have them live a longer life of drunkenness. If you cannot control your drinking you really need to seek help from a professional or seek group counseling. The key to most chemical physical addictions is three to four days of abstinence. If you can get that far then you only have to deal with the mental emotional aspects of your addiction. If you can't go past three or four days without a drop of alcohol you have a problem.
For the rest of you who party hard and binge drink on occasion, please do not fool yourself. You are damaging your body little by little. You age faster and increase risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, gum disease and a few other nasties. It is death my a thousand cuts. Here are my recommendations for the latter crowd.
MAKE SURE YOU READ ALL THE DISCLAIMERS REGARDING ALL OF THESE PRODUCTS ON THE WEBSITE.
This one is great for avoiding hangovers!
Anti-Alcohol Antioxidants with HepatoProtection Complex 100 capsules Item Catalog Number: 00802 Consuming alcoholic beverages results in the generation of free radicals. People who drink a lot of alcohol often suffer because of massive free radical-induced cellular damage. Alcohol-induced free radical assault.
This one is great for overall liver support.
Mega Silymarin with Isosilybin B 100 capsules Item Catalog Number: 00702 The liver is a large glandular organ, whose functions include storage and filtration of blood, secretion of bile, detoxification of various substances and conversion of sugars into glycogen, which it
This one is heavy duty stuff and has other great benefits. Please read the warnings and disclaimer. Two strengths available.
SAMe (S-adenosylmethionine), 200 mg 20 tablets
SAMe (S-adenosyl-methionine) 200 mg, 20 enteric coated tablets Item Catalog Number: 00358 SAMe (S-adenosyl-methionine) is an amino acid derivative normally synthesized in the body. SAMe is used by the body in three important pathways: Methylation (contributing methyl groups to activate certain
There are a lot more supplements. Check out this article from the same source. Please keep in mind that the above recommendations are based on the assumption you are already taking a good multivitamin as well as a low dose vitamin B complex supplement (twice to three times a day) and eating a respectable diet that includes fresh fruit & vegetables and is low in refined carbohydrates and sugar. My multivitamin of choice is My Favorite Multiple by Natrol. For men, without iron; unless a man has anemia he should never take iron supplements. With iron, is optional for pre-menopausal women. Here are some additional must haves, not just for drinkers but for everyone.
N-acetyl Cysteine, 600 mg 60 capsules (Should be taken with twice amount of vitamin C to avoid cysteine kidney stones! This one is also excellent for the liver. It is a powerful antioxidant.)