Many people would be able to agree that addiction is a type of disease that is very difficult to live with.

Most of the time, addiction can affect all aspects of someone’s life and that includes the people around them.

Friends and family of the person who is suffering from this affliction may want to help them but might not know how or where to start. Helping anyone with these issues can be a difficult thing to do, but the help that you provide might just be the one thing that could help them break from their addiction for good.

Science-Backed Negative Effects of Technology on Mental Health

By |2020-05-01T12:52:14+03:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

The relationships between technology use and mental health have been a topic of many studies in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and medical science — especially since the mid-1990s, after the growth of the World Wide Web. Research into the negative effects of technology on mental health has explored "overuse" phenomena, commonly known as "digital addictions", or "digital dependencies". These phenomena manifest differently in many societies and cultures. Some experts have investigated the benefits of moderate digital media use in various domains, including in mental health, and the treatment of

10 Substance Withdrawal Symptoms and How to Get Through

By |2020-04-26T20:21:17+03:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

Are you ready for a change? Well, it’s going to be a bit challenging because of substance withdrawal symptoms as well as psychological factors. Almost every drug is intense, and it is hard for an addicted person to get rid of their substance abuse disorder. So it is entirely rational if things on your end are taking some time. Understandably, choosing to do what is right for you is no easy task, but it is also not impossible. If you are thinking of getting over

The Mechanism of Addiction in the Brain and How It Works

By |2020-02-22T17:30:33+03:00November 17th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , |

Addiction is one of the biggest killers in the country right now, but it's surprisingly little understood by people everywhere, and few realize that it has to do with the way the human brain works. When most people think of addiction, they think of drugs. But addiction can exist in almost any form. Video games, alcoholism, gambling, sex, even exercise. If it releases dopamine, then it can potentially become an addictive substance. Now that doesn't mean that everything is inherently addictive and it doesn't mean

Alcohol and Anxiety: Why Do You Feel Anxious After Drinking?

By |2020-03-03T18:22:48+03:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

You sip that glass of red wine because you want to relieve some of your troubles, but it doesn't work. What you lack is knowledge about alcohol and anxiety. Many of us are unaware of the impact of their worries on their level of intoxication. Alcohol consumption and anxiety go hand-in-hand, and we explain why. The Link Between Between Alcohol and Anxiety A study published by Drinkaware showed than 34% of British people drank alcohol to cope with anxiety or depression. Here are some ways

How to Stop Smoking with These 6 Natural and Effective Methods

By |2020-02-02T23:13:27+03:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Most people have the intention to quit lighting up but fall by the wayside because it's not easy to stop smoking. There's a lot of information on how to stop smoking, but these solutions aren't natural. Life Advancer suggests why smokers find a difficult to leave the habit. It also puts forth a few alternative solutions for quitting. Why it's hard to stop smoking No smoker needs reminding that he or she has an unhealthy habit. This person wants to kick it but finds quitting

How to Fight Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms and Stay on the Path to Recovery

By |2020-04-22T12:34:59+03:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

It’s possible to fight alcohol withdrawal symptoms safely. You need to know your level of dependence on alcohol, the symptoms and how to fight them. After years of alcohol addiction, you may reach a point and say enough is enough. This is when you are going to experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms. That’s because you might be tired of waking up with a hangover, blacking out, and not knowing what you did the previous night. But because you have been used to drinking heavily, your body

8 Non-Obvious Signs of Alcoholism Most People Don’t Pay Attention to

By |2020-01-26T14:31:11+03:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Do you find yourself drinking too much, without knowing it? The reason you drink with abandon could be that some of these signs of alcoholism are more subtle than others. You may want to pay attention to them and understand the difference between casual drinking and alcohol addiction. If medication doesn’t work for you, you’ll want to manage them the natural way. Information about their risks will also prove useful. Alcoholism Risks A social drink or two is typically harmless. Excessive drinking, of course, has risks.

How to Quit Smoking Using Three Straightforward Steps

By |2020-02-02T23:13:42+03:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

If you are looking for a way to quit smoking without putting too much pressure on yourself, here is a three-step strategy for you to try. Quitting smoking may be one of the most obvious ways to improve health, but it’s certainly not one of the easiest. Two of the major obstacles is the psychological hold the smoking habit can have on the mind and the body’s response to withdrawal from nicotine. Instead of trying to quit smoking 'cold turkey' or using methods with low