What a lot of people don't want to talk about, and what your doctor won't tell you. Xanax addiction is serious, and so are the withdrawal symptoms. Here I share my experience.
Depression is common, especially among those with early traumatic experiences. Unfortunately, the emotional pain of life can sometimes cause people to seek comfort through something like drugs or food that quickly becomes an addiction. Treating the addiction first is often necessary.
Following the completion of a rehabilitation program for drug and alcohol addiction, there are some basic requirements to ensure successful recovery.
The seven deadly sins and gambling go together perfectly. Learn how gambling addiction progresses through each of the seven stages of sin.
Overusing nasal decongestant sprays may actually cause more congestion rather than relieving it. This is how I developed an addiction to Afrin and how I was able to stop using it.
Do you have a loved one who is an alcoholic? Understand the nature of alcoholism, as well as your codependent role. I write from personal experience, having lived both sides of the equation.
Nicotine gum and lozenges can be useful when you're trying to quit smoking, but they can create a new, hard-to-kick addiction themselves. Are you addicted?
Learn how to stop drinking alcohol for a month, regain control of your consumption, and improve your well-being.
My father was a compulsive gambler. This article is about how loved ones can protect themselves from the ravages of a gambling addiction.
Alcoholism is not just an addiction, it's a disease. A disease of the brain. And just like with any other disease, it develops and progresses over time if left untreated. Drinking excessively is indicative of alcohol-dependency and could be diagnosed as Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).
Trying to understand an alcoholic is an impossible task for most non-alcoholics. I used to be an alcoholic, and in this article I will attempt to take you inside the mind of someone who is dependent.