What is Exercise Addiction?: Anorexia Nervosa and Exercise Dependence

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As any health professional and eating disorder sufferer knows only too well, exercise is often a huge problem for those seeking and maintaining a healthy recovery. This article aims to examine the key issues listed below including exploring the dangers of compulsive exercise, the impact it has on one’s health as well as recommended treatment. …

Types of Process Addictions

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Process addictions can occur in several forms including addictions to gambling, sex, food, shopping, and work. Unlike ingestive addictions where a person is addicted to some type of substance like alcohol or nicotine, process addictions involve being obsessed with a particular action. The addict becomes consumed with the process that it starts affecting the individuals …

Addiction: Impact on the Family

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Susan, a wife and mother of three, is addicted to alcohol. Her children pick her up off of the floor after a night filled with heavy drinking. They cry themselves to sleep every night, wishing their mother would stop. Her husband cleans the mess left behind, thinking of the excuses he made to his children …

Common Mistakes:Parenting Youth With Addictions

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Teens with addiction can drive you crazy but you are not alone. Here are some common paths to avoid for both you and your teen to thrive and be healthy. Everyone loves their children and wants the best for them so it is understandable that when faced with a “problem teen,” parents often try everything …

Domestic Abuse and Its Relationship to Drug Abuse

Most experts agree that domestic abuse occurs because the abuser either has 1) control issues, or 2) drug and alcohol abuse issues. Here, I explore The effect that drug abuse, specifically cocaine and alcohol, has on the long-lived societal problem of domestic abuse. According to the FBI, every 11 seconds a woman is beaten. The …

Ayahuasca rehab and detox

Ayahuasca, known as an infusion or a psychoactive tea fragment that has been used in various treatments in the Amazonian region, is one of the most important product that leads to proper detox nowadays. Of course, you have your own set of detractors that think otherwise. Many people do not believe in the mumbo-jumbo of …

What is it like going through Ayahuasca detox?

Ayahuasca, a medicinal plant normally found in the Amazonian jungles has been the bedrock of inner healing as well as detoxification for the people living in that region. Amongst the profound intelligence that is normally distributed in the scientific community, a lot of advocates for the use of Ayahuasca have sprung up. This is primarily …