Man Experiencing Drug Withdrawal

Indicators of Drug Withdrawal

Drug withdrawal happens when a person has an addiction and dependence on a drug. That drug has altered the way the brain functions. Drug withdrawal symptoms can be so significant that they often lead to relapse. That doesn’t mean you can’t stop using. It may mean you need a drug detox, or you may need…

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

The Signs of Sugar Withdrawal

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 reward chemical) to spike and increase your desire to have more. Like drug addiction, sugar addiction can lead to tolerance…