UA-63899747-1 Ask The Doctor – Page 3 – Nzinga Harrison, MD
March 22, 2011

Reconciling With a Spouse Receiving Treatment

My estranged husband is in treatment for his addictions, and even though we've separated, I am considering a reconciliation now that he's in treatment. What do I need to be aware of?
March 18, 2011

Does Weight Matter in How Alcohol Affects Me?

I am a 25 year old woman. I know that alcohol affects me more quickly than it does my boyfriend. Is this just because women weigh less than men?
March 15, 2011

Is Red Wine Really Good for My Health?

I don't drink now, but I've heard that red wine is considered good for your heart. What are the risks vs. the benefits of adding this to my diet?
March 12, 2011

Safe Drinking Levels

What is considered a safe level of drinking?
March 10, 2011

Drug Addiction: Knowing the Signs

What are the signs and symptoms of drug addiction?
March 6, 2011

Helping Teens Deal with Peer Pressure

I have a teenage son who has been hanging around with a new group of friends. I've heard that some of them are into drugs. What should I say to help him avoid peer pressure without alienating him in the process? Do you have any suggestions or resources I can look into?
March 5, 2011

Inheriting A Parent’s Alcohol and Drug Addiction

My parents were both heavy drinkers and my father used drugs fairly often. Does this mean I am susceptible to becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol because they were?
March 2, 2011

Consuming Alcohol for Relaxation

My husband seems to need alcohol in order to "relax", he says it's not an issue - but I have my doubts. Should I be concerned?
March 1, 2011

Am I Consuming Too Much Wine?

I'm a 35 year old woman and on average, I have about 1.5 glasses of wine each night, about 5 times a week. Is this too much? Should I be concerned about any health risks?