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Alcohol Treatment and Rehab

Since Going Vegan I Have Not Had Any Real Desire for Alcohol

Sep 27 2017 - 5:51pm
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Since going vegan a few months ago, I have not had any real desire for alcohol. Don't get me wrong, I wasn't a drunk before, but I would often have a glass of wine or two in the evening, or go to happy hour, etc. Not anymore. I just don't want to. I have a bottle in the fridge and poured a glass at dinner, took a couple sips, and poured it out. Just wasn't interested. Anyone else?

When It Comes To Addictions It’s Not All In Your Head

May 6 2017 - 7:23am
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For years addictions have been treated like a disease when its really more about nutritional deficiencies. When it comes to holistic addiction treatments the brain is central, in part, in helping to get addiction under control. Getting the brain what it needs to function optimally can be done with diet. Proper nourishment, such as foods high in glucose and mineral salts can stop the brain's electrical impulses from short-circuiting and end addictive behaviors.

The Importance of Better Diagnostic Services at Rehabilitation Centers

Dec 28 2016 - 11:33am
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People have been fighting about gun rights – it's been a heated topic in politics for years following the many unfortunate shootings. But recent news reveals that deaths from drug abuse outnumber deaths caused by shootings. Drug addiction isn't one-dimensional – it can have various easily treatable underlying causes. Better diagnostic services at rehab centers can pinpoint any underlying deficiencies or pathologies and allow physicians to offer more effective individualized treatment to patients.

Alcohol and Health: myths, facts and little knowns

Feb 4 2016 - 5:34pm

The effect of alcohol on health is one of the most debated topics in medicine. The uncertainty is mostly confined to heart health and the remaining effects are quite well-understood and mostly deleterious. First, understanding the definition of amount of alcohol consumption is important: Moderate consumptions is less than 2 drinks per day for women or anyone over age 65, less than 3 drinks per day for men.

Holistic approach to treating addiction improves recovery

Jan 11 2016 - 8:07pm

An addiction to alcohol can have a devastating impact on your family, friends, work and home. Although treatment programs provide hope, it is important to understand the value of a holistic approach to improve the chances of recovery. A holistic approach refers to programs that treat the mind, body and spirit. These programs recognize that addiction is influenced by multiple factors, so it requires a versatile plan.

Can Brown Seaweed Help Reduce Fatty Liver?

Oct 30 2015 - 11:35am
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If you are overweight or if you have been on a diet trying to lose weight or if you have had weight loss surgery and have had rapid weight loss, chances are you have a fatty liver or steatosis. It’s estimated that as many as 1 in 5 people has fatty liver disease which is usually caused by an underlying condition such as diabetes, insulin resistance (IR), high triglycerides, malnutrition, and is associated with alcohol consumption (ASH). When not associated with alcohol it is referred to as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH.