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Enzymes are specialized proteins that power a vast array of chemical reactions that keep us alive and functioning properly. One of the chief responsibilities of these proteins is the molecular breakdown of various substances such as drugs and medications; without the actions of enzymes, these substances would stay in the body indefinitely. In recent years, [...]
Drug use is estimated to cost $6,120 per second in the U.S. In the time it took you to read that sentence, more than $12,000 vanished in lost productivity, criminal justice costs and drug-related crimes. Since 2007, the National Drug Intelligence Center estimates that drug use has cost the country $193 billion. In the current [...]
Continued from Relapse Protection: Ten Ways to Prevent a Slip – Part 1. If you desire lifelong sobriety, follow these tips to prevent relapse: 6. Work the Steps—all of them. It seems obvious, given that it is called the Twelve Step program, but it’s easy to get lazy, start to cut corners, and begin asking [...]
Rapper Lil Wayne was recently hospitalized in the intensive care unit after suffering from seizures apparently related to his abuse of “sizzurp,” otherwise referred to as “purple drank.” The events of the weekend have put the spotlight on the drink, which is particularly popular in hip-hop communities in the South, and has been implicated in [...]
Here Are the Signs That You or a Loved One Might Need Help The first step to solving a problem with alcohol or drug abuse is recognizing that it exists. Dr. Gary Stollman, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist who helps people overcome self-defeating behavioral patterns. He recently shared with the readers of drphil.com – yes, THAT [...]
Guilt and Temptation Represent a Formidable Foe in the Battle against Addiction There’s a vintage 1987 television commercial that contains but 14 words – yet if you’ve seen it you almost certainly remember it. “OK, last time,” a voice says behind a picture of a spat of butter sizzling in a pan. “This is drugs.” [...]
Tips to Help Someone in Recovery Better Weather Christmas and New Year’s Eve As noted in recent blogs, the holidays are generally tough for someone recovering from an alcohol or drug addiction. There are, however, some tried-and-true tips that loved ones can administer to help ensure that Christmas and New Year’s Eve are more parts [...]
How Both Subtraction and Addition Can Equal a Better Life Here’s a math quiz, courtesy of Dr. Phil McGraw – who is MUCH better known without his last name: What does 3 plus 10 plus 7 plus 5 equal? The answer, believe it or not, is you. Indeed, Dr. Phil opines in his book, “Self [...]
Self-disclosure Can Be Good – and Good for You Not long ago, Mehmet Oz – you probably know him as Dr. Oz – asked a great question in his blog: Have you ever noticed how good you feel after venting? It doesn’t matter to whom you vent – a friend, a therapist, even a stranger [...]
Open Communication Provides Support in Addiction Recovery Denial is an inherent part of addiction. This includes not being open and honest about symptoms and severity of alcohol addiction and drug addiction. There are many reasons why addicted people don’t confide in physicians, family, or friends; one being that the addicts, themselves, don’t realize they have [...]