Addiction

Bad Habit vs Addiction

Luxury rehabs are located in some wonderful locations. Oftentimes, luxury rehab is considered to be like a resort. Well, that isn’t too far from the truth. It is a resort for individuals to get better, clean, and sober. The locations give you the chance to...

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Dexedrine Addiction and Treatment

The first stage of Dexedrine addiction treatment is always detoxification, usually known as detox. This is the natural process during which the body will rid itself of toxins, such as amphetamines. It usually takes about a week for the body to rid itself of all...

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Crystal Meth Addiction

Long-term meth users will experience severe withdrawal. Attending a residential rehab allows them to receive high-quality care. Staff will oversee the detox process and can help residents through it. Detox and withdrawal often lead to a quick relapse. However, residential rehab helps eliminate relapse. Inpatient...

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Understanding Crack Addiction

Although crack is highly addictive, there is help available to end an addiction to the deadly drug. Recovery is difficult and extremely taxing. It will test your physical and psychological make up. Ending your crack cocaine addiction alone is possible, but with professional help, you...

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Is Addiction a Disease or Choice?

Addiction means different things to different people. To some it means a compulsion to use addictive and sometimes dangerous substances – compulsion being the key word. To others it’s an excuse used by addicts to shield themselves from blame for all the decisions they make...

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Addiction in the NFL

It is difficult to know just how many NFL players use or are addicted to painkillers. Many players that pop pills do so to keep their jobs in the league and players that have justified taking painkillers during their careers find it to be a...

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Understanding The Science of Addiction

Science has still to understand the exact causes of addiction, especially why some people become addicts while other people are unaffected by the same stimuli. The difficulty is not just the limits of the science being used, there are also external factors that appear to...

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Sugar Addiction

Sugar offers a short-term high, much like a drug, and provides a brief boost of energy. Dopamine is released when sugar is consumed causing individuals to find enjoyment eating foods containing the substance. While the high produced by sugar is short-term, the physical effects to...

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Process Addiction

A process addiction is, in short, an addiction to a process rather than a substance. While not all process addictions are recognized by the medical profession, they all share similar traits with each other and, indeed, with substance addictions. Essentially, an action or behavior creates...

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Shopping Addiction

Shopping addiction is frequently used in jest, directed at a friend or loved one who has perhaps spent too much or seems to always buy the latest fashion or gadget. However, as the science and understanding of addiction advances, it’s increasingly recognized behaviors like shopping...

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