a man covers his eyes as he experiences the signs of sugar withdrawal

The Signs of Sugar Withdrawal

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 20, 2020 Updated: May 7, 2021 Sugar is sneaky and it can be addictive in the same way as drugs like nicotine, cocaine, and heroin. This is because when you eat sugar, the brain lights up and causes dopamine (the so-called…

woman experiencing the nutritional whammy of addiction

The Nutritional Whammy of Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 30, 2016 Updated: May 7, 2021 It’s likely not too surprising that years of substance use can take a nutritional toll on the body. That’s because both alcohol and drugs can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which threaten physical and mental…