How to Prevent Internet AddictionIf you often find yourself refreshing your email or mindlessly scrolling through your Facebook page, you might be addicted to the Internet. Internet addiction disorder refers to this problematic use o...December 6, 2013
Three Signs You Know You're Addicted to SugarWhen sugar is consumed, the body releases feel-good chemicals into the brain, which leads the average person to want more.
If you find comfort in reaching for a sugary beverage in the middle of the w...November 29, 2013
Signs You Could Be a ShopaholicWhile shopping can be a pleasurable pass time, from spending a Saturday at the mall to gift giving during the holiday season, a shopping or spending habit can sometimes spiral out of control and becom...November 21, 2013
Steps to Recovering From Caffeine AddictionThe superfood Americans know and love as coffee, though filled with disease-fighting antioxidants and the ability to boost productivity, can become highly addictive. In excess, caffeine consumption ca...November 15, 2013
Overcoming the 'Pink Cloud' During Addiction RecoveryCasting off the restarts of addiction is refreshing. Indeed, deciding to overcome addiction is an achievement that should be celebrated. However, in some cases, the newly sober person can become so ec...November 5, 2013
Three Steps to Planning an Alcohol Intervention It can be difficult to confront a loved one struggling with alcoholism, especially those in denial or unwilling to endure treatment. Though a heart-to-heart conversation might initiate the struggle to...October 30, 2013
Diagnose Addiction to Prescription MedsAddiction to prescription medications is reaching an epidemic level in the United States. Startling, more than 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use at least o...October 7, 2013
An Alcohol Addict as a FriendDo you have a friend that drinks four or more alcoholic drinks per day? Does your friend believe that he doesn’t have any problems with alcohol? If so, your friend is not alone. In fact, one fifth of...September 27, 2013
Cures for Gambling AddictsDo you constantly think about gambling? Are you constantly lying to others in order to conceal the amount of gambling you do on a daily or weekly basis? Are some of your important personal relationshi...September 20, 2013
Is Oxycodone Dangerous?It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for non-medical uses at least one in their lifetime, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, translating into ap...September 5, 2013
Testing treatments for nicotine, heroin, and gambling addiction.Several addictio... Read Full Post
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