All posts tagged: Natural Addiction Recovery Treatment

AWAREmed Spring Open House

  Register Here! Spaces are very limited, RSVP by March 31   Founder of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center, Dalal Akoury, MD, says, “My mission is to ignite the spark of health deep within everyone, and to allow this sparkle of wellness to shine through everyone’s eyes, becoming one with the universe, and aligning body, mind, and spirit.” Dr. Akoury’s practice focuses on personalized medicine through lifestyle healthy choices that deals with primary prevention and underlying causes instead of patchingup symptoms. She started her journey and quest for medically wholistic practice by training with the world’s leading experts in bio-identical hormone replacement, interventional endocrinology, growth hormone replacement, adrenal dysfunction, thyroid disorders, advanced nutritional therapies, and integrative and functional medicine. These treatments are described in the evidence-based medical literature. What that means is that these treatments are NOT experimental and they have been applied successfully and safely to patients.  

Addiction in doctors, AWAREmed, Dalal Akoury MD

Is Your Doctor an Addict?

Addiction comes in all varieties, drugs, alcohol, food, sex, work, and gambling, but one thing which gives us the wrong impression is that addicts are a “one size fits all” kind of person. What picture comes to mind when you think about an addict? A homeless street person, down and out and dirty looking feverishly for the next fix? Nothing could be further from the truth, and an addict may even be your trusted family doctor who is abusing prescription drugs. The truth is that addicts, just like addictions, come from all walks of life. Addiction knows no socio-economic background, and is oftentimes thought of as a victimless crime where the addict is the only victim. We don’t like to think of the ripple affect that addiction has on others surrounding the addict, whether it be family, friends, or, in some instances, a whole community. When the community is being treated at the local doctor’s office, we expect a certain amount of knowledge and trust to be available to all patients from the staff of …

Addicted to an Addict, Addiction Recovery Treatment, Dalal Akoury MD

Addicted to Addicts: Surviving Life with an Addict, Dalal Akoury, MD

As important as Natural Addiction Recovery Treatment by Dalal Akoury, MD is for a recovering addict, it’s imperative to address the needs of those who are often barely surviving life with an addict. The addiction may be to drugs or alcohol, or gambling, sex, the internet, overeating, or overspending, it doesn’t matter, all addictions cause a ripple affect of harm throughout those they love and who love them. Recognizing an addiction in a loved one is not always easy, addicts tend to be quite good at hiding their addictions and manipulating loved ones and friends in such a way that it’s often hard to see. The first step in surviving life with an addict is to accept reality of the situation, accepting that parts of one’s own life may be out of control due to the behavior of the addict. Although it’s easier to stay in denial and keep it private, it won’t get better just because you wish it would, it takes work on the part of everyone surrounding the addict. Those close to …