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addiction

Addiction Affects Men's & Women's Brains Totally Differently

Anyone can get hooked on drugs and alcohol, but addiction isn’t gender-blind. Here's what you need to know.

Edward Zawadzki, D.O.
September 12

This Is The Future Of Addiction Recovery (According To Science)

Addiction fundamentally changes the brain, making treatment incredibly difficult and relapse more likely. But there's hope for the 21.5 million...

Beau Mann
August 30

Why Giving Up Hope For My Addict Son Was The Best Decision I've Ever Made

"I am the father of an addict. It’s a painful thing to say out loud. But it needs to be said."

Rob Schuham
July 29

Sugar Is As Addictive As Cocaine—And The Withdrawal Is Just As Real. A Doctor Explains Exactly How To Deal With It

A holistic psychiatrist shares her foolproof plan for getting through the worst of withdrawal.

Ellen Vora, M.D.
June 21

How I Finally Beat My Sex Addiction (When Nothing Else Worked)

"So often, we're just aching to be heard and to be held—by ourselves even more than by someone else."

Ashley Beaudin
December 8 2016

6 Strategies For Coping With Holiday Stress (From A Recovering Addict)

These coping mechanisms can help you stay balanced and healthy no matter what the holidays bring.

Jamison Monroe
December 3 2016

What Quitting Smoking Taught Me About Quitting Sugar

Deconstructing bad habits teaches us about how to overcome them.

David Zulberg
October 14 2016

I'm A Psychologist Who Was In An Abusive Relationship. Here's How Therapy Helped Me Heal

"My therapist is a warm, wise woman. Of course, I don't tell her everything. You see, I’m in denial — I'd rather believe that everything he does, from...

Dr. Perpetua Neo
October 8 2016

How To Reclaim Your Life From The Labels That Others Force On You

Dr. Adi Jaffe struggled with a drug addiction of his own for eight years before turning his life around and heading back to school for his PhD. In...

September 17 2016

9 Foods To Eat If You Want To Quit Sugar For Good

Once I shifted the focus to what I could *add* to my diet — not what was taken away — my sweet tooth was much easier to kick. Here are the foods that...

Katie Haines
August 9 2016

How My Exercise Addiction Fueled My Alcohol Problem

"Having the courage to confront your fears will show you that most of them will never come true. Imagine what it will do for your sense of personal...

Jason MacKenzie
July 22 2016

This Is How I Use ADHD To My Advantage Instead Of Letting It Hold Me Back

When I finally lifted myself out, it was like seeing the matrix.

Ruari Fairbairns
July 15 2016

A Yogi's Guide To Enjoying Alcohol

You can still enjoy a drink as a full-fledged yogi. Here's how.

Rachel Hanberry
July 15 2016

Are You An Alcoholic? 5 Questions To Assess Your Relationship With Booze

Check the health of your drinking habits in just two minutes.

Dixie Brown
June 21 2016

Do You Just Love Sex Or Are You Actually A Sex Addict?

Here's what the cycle of sex addiction actually looks like.

Rob Weiss
June 9 2016

The Healthiest Booze You Can Drink This Weekend

While that extra glass of rose or spicy margarita this weekend might seem harmless, it's also important to know: If you are going to drink, what's...

Dr. David A. Greuner
May 27 2016

The Therapy That's Changing The Way We Treat Depression & Addiction

Often, teens’ painful stories emerge over time. “As in any therapeutic relationship, the first picture won’t tell you the entire story. It’s the...

Jamison Monroe
May 22 2016