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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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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

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...

Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy
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

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

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

Taking A Break From Booze? 7 Tips For Actually Sticking With It

If you slip up, so what? Who cares? Dust yourself off, learn from your mistakes, and come back stronger.

Andy Ramage
May 16 2016

The Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From Recovering Addicts

When I ask these men about their difficult lives, with experiences so tragically varied yet somehow universally similar, I never cease to learn...

Gayle Saks
May 3 2016

The Scary Truth About Millennials And Alcohol Abuse

Thirty-one percent of American alcoholics are young people, and over half of young alcoholics have been diagnosed with anti-social personality...

Lena Elkins
April 29 2016