Tag: addiction

Inside the Mind of an Addict

TCable March 5, 2017 60 No Comments

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Addicts view the world in a more negative light. This is due to the disconnect between the internal state of mind being is disarray, paints the external world to match the internal world. On this episode of Tips and Tools, Go inside the mind of an addict and how long term versus short term gratificationRead More

Five Types of Addictive Drugs

TCable March 4, 2017 26 No Comments

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5 Types of addictive drugs are: Narcotics: painkillers, induce sleep. Anxiolytics: reducing anxiolytic and stress Depressants: similar to anxiolytics, reduce and depress mental function Stimulants: increase energy Hallucinogens: psychoactive agent that cause hallucination. On this episode of Tips and Tools, Dr. Vazquez

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Is Addiction Genetic?

Austin Armstrong March 1, 2017 87 No Comments

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Is It Me?… Or My Family? Substance addiction is a chronic, complex brain disease, influenced by several biological, environmental, and psychological factors, one that can very well destroy lives. Some might say they inherited an addiction because of the people they grew up with. However, most people may find that

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How are Trauma and Addiction Related?

Addiction and the Mind March 1, 2017 68 No Comments

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Trauma is usually a cause of addiction, fear or shame or anger usually build up from a situation early on in life which people tend to hide from later in life in the form of addiction. Most times the anger stems from the inability to let go of a situation, this is why it isRead More

Introduction to Addiction and the Mind

Addiction and the Mind March 1, 2017 33 No Comments

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Addiction and the Mind with Duane Osterlind is an exploration into how, why and when addiction effects a persons brain, body and behaviors. From chemical addiction to sex addiction, gambling to Internet gaming, take a look into the mind during addiction, healing and recovery. .

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The Truth About Addiction: What Happens When Nobody is Home?

All Points Bulletin March 1, 2017 78 No Comments

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What happens when nobody is home? Michael S. Oden provides expert insight into the truth about addiction. Delving into the deep-rooted issues of childhood trauma, the absent and/or neglectful father and the direct correlation between the dysfunctional family dynamic and long-term drug dependency, Oden’s book is an ey

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Overcoming Food Addiction

Addiction and the Mind March 1, 2017 39 No Comments

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Food addiction is defined as an uncontrollable craving for excess foods high in sugar, wheat and flour. Food addicts often feel the same satisfaction of eating certain foods, or overeating different types of food that heroin addicts might feel when getting high. Rashawn Underdue walks us through his journey with food a

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Opiate Detoxing: The Do’s and Don’ts of Addiction Treatment

TCable January 30, 2017 85 No Comments

Published on Jan 27, 2017 On this episode of Tips and Tools, Dr. G. discusses with our guest, Dr. Rafael Penunuri about opiate detoxing. We discuss why self-detoxing does not work and some options that you have to seek help. On average, most people who are looking for help to get off their opiates (prescription Read More

Tips and Tools for Dealing With Addiction

TCable January 20, 2017 131 No Comments

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Dr. G and Dr. Carlos discuss tips and tools for dealing with addiction. To successfully quit a dependency, there needs to be a decision to kick the dependency, a plan of action, and relapse prevention. Often relapses occur because there was only a decision to quit, but no road map to get and stay there.Read More

Advice for overcoming addictions

Circle of Insight December 8, 2016 59 No Comments

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For any case of substance addiction, First a physical assessment should be done to make identify and address any potential physical damage the substance may have done, second, a concurrent disorder need to be identified which often accompanies addiction, the underlying cause of the addiction need to be addressed, third

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