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Dalal Akoury, MD Teaches at The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Conference in Denver

  On Friday, April 4, 2014, Dalal Akoury, MD participated in teaching about addiction at The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Conference in Denver, Colorado to train other doctors about her latest research in addiction treatment options through the Fellowship of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (FAARM).  Dr. Akoury’s protocol for treating addictions of all kinds restores the neuroendocrine imbalance in the bodies of those who suffer from addiction, and through a series of treatments, lifestyle changes, and maintenance program, most addicts can be restored to a healthy life. The A4M conference offered medical professionals the opportunity to increase their skills through fellowship modules on Nutritional Metabolism, Triads, and Addiction, as well as an IV Symposium course, all designed to teach the fundamentals of successfully integrating into standard practices. Dalal Akoury, MD taught five modules on the following addiction topics at the A4M Conference: Survivorship, Addiction, Reward, Stress and Life Battle Brain Highjack Clarified by the Neurobiology of Addiction Addiction and Epigenetics from Preconception to Maturity Addiction is a Disease of Poor Cellular and Mitochondrial …

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ADDICTION: A ‘Meeting’ of Minds Online Discussion with Dalal Akoury, MD

Participating in one of the many online and anonymous forums, message boards and blogs that discuss addiction and the ancillary medical conditions that accompany it are highly valuable tools for the addict and family members. An added bonus to the daily give-and-take of empathy, compassion and feeling that one is not alone, are the, resources, research and informational articles that members share in their postings. As we know, addiction is not a typically ‘friendly’ condition; that is it is not a popular topic. Therefore ‘friending’ someone via the internet based solely on addiction may not be the best first step. But being able to open up namelessly via other communication options on the web offers huge opportunities for help and healing. Since addiction is a societal problem, it is best when those of us affected by it know of at least one place we can visit during our own private time and share our experiences. If we’re not ready to share, we read and learn – also known as lurking – but a perfectly acceptable way to …

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Celebrity Addiction and Death: There is a Better Way from Dr. Dalal Akoury

Another celebrity made the headlines because his death from a lethal drug overdose. 46-year-old Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment allegedly with a needle full of heroin in his arm. This is devastating news and another in a long line of celebrities dying from a curable disease, addiction. Why are we losing some of our best to addiction? The root causes vary when examining why a person chooses to use an addictive substance, whether illegal drugs, alcohol, or prescription drugs which are readily available. It’s reported that Philip Seymour Hoffman completed a10-day substance abuse program for heroin sometime last year, an addiction he explains that he had as a young man, but had been clean for over 20 years. Although we don’t know what type of addiction program he used, he returned to using drugs which led to his untimely death. Addiction does not need to lead to death Dalal Akoury, MD of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center proposes a fresh approach that address the failure of the current models …