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Unraveling The Causes of Addiction

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 12, 2016 Updated: May 7, 2021 Why are some of us prone to addiction — whether alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, or sex — and others aren’t? It’s a complicated question and one that continues to be investigated and debated by scientists…

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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…

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5 Benefits of Exercise for Men in Recovery

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 26, 2016 Updated: October 7, 2021 You know that exercise is good for you – and it’s also a great recovery tool. Among the many health benefits, working out can improve heart health, increase concentration, remove toxins from the body, ease…

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Even Olympic Athletes Suffer Depression

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 12, 2016 Updated: May 7, 2021 U.S. Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt, 26, is making waves when it comes to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. This week, the Olympian, who finished second in the women’s 4X100m freestyle relay, spoke candidly about…

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Trauma-Informed Addiction Treatment for Women: What You Need to Know

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 20, 2016 Updated: June 20, 2018 It’s likely not too shocking that trauma and addiction are intertwined. In fact, trauma has been linked with drug abuse as well as with overeating, compulsive sexual behavior, and other types of addiction. And the…

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Men and Body Image

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 13, 2016 Updated: May 7, 2021 Just as we now know that alcoholism is not just a “man’s disease,” we also know that eating disorders and poor body image aren’t just “women’s problems.” At least one million men suffer from eating…

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Controlling Anger in Recovery

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 22, 2016 Updated: June 20, 2018 Learning to control your anger is an important step in your lasting recovery. While we all get angry, feeling anger too strongly or displaying it frequently and aggressively can be harmful to your health. It…

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Could You Have Binge-Eating Disorder?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 9, 2016 Updated: May 7, 2021 Most of us have overstuffed ourselves at one point in time — whether after a particularly stressful day at work or during a calorie-laden holiday feast. For the 3.5 percent of American women and 2 percent…

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Strawberries Top Dirty Dozen List

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 1, 2016 Updated: June 20, 2018 Succulent strawberries may seem like the perfect summertime treat –  these berries are loaded with vitamin C (which is known to be helpful in the detoxification process of withdrawal) and they’ll surely satisfy any sweet…

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