Properly Nourishing The Body - Essential In Recovery

People who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction almost always experience some level of malnutrition.  Alcohol is high in empty calories that lead to feeling full but do not support the health of the body.  Drug addicts are often so distracted by the cycle of getting high, crashing and looking for another high that eating and self-care are severely neglected.

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Excercise Addiction - When Staying Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

Running is unconditionally great for the body, the soul, and the mind.  When taken to the extreme though, it can be harmful.  Most people with alcohol use disorder and substance use disorder find that running is exceptionally beneficial to their recovery, and it is, when properly induced.  When does it become an addiction?

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Exercising in Recovery

For recovering addicts and alcoholics the brain experiences a chemical reward, which can help to sustain prolonged sobriety through the release of dopamine and serotonin to the brain which can be damaged or lost during active drug and alcohol use.

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