All posts tagged: neuroendocrine system restoration

Free from addiction, AWAREmed, Dr. Dalal Akoury

Free at Last! Successful Addiction Recovery Treatment with Dr. Dalal Akoury

  Addiction and substance abuse creates a completely incompatible, and often dangerous, lifestyle. In order to be completely free from addictions several things need to take place, the most important, engaging to develop positive changes in lifestyle. Generally it’s quite difficult to make the changes necessary in one’s life to complete a turnaround, whether from over eating, lack of exercise, or spiritual grounding. All of these things take a committed decision. Addiction recovery is no different. Based on the nature of the addictive dependency, and the level of the patient’s decision to recover, outpatient detox and recovery treatments are seeing a new level of success, especially in heroin detox. There will always be times when it’s best to be admitted to a hospital or rehab center, especially when serious drug or alcohol addiction have expectations of a period of physical and mental discomfort, and often, pain. However, addicts are often reluctant to live with the stigma of accepting in-patient treatment and there must be alternative options available. Other challenges factor into the equation when deciding to go to …

Addiction,Addiction Recovery Treatment

How Do You Become an Addict? Quick, Safe Recovery from Addiction Available from Dr. Dalal Akoury

No one intends to become an addict. So how do substance abusers, alcoholics, sex addicts, and over eaters become addicted? Once introduced to addictive substances, or issues, patients will develop physical and emotional dependencies that are extremely difficult to stop and can lead to death if not treated. Millions are becoming “legally” addicted because of over prescription of pharmaceutical drugs, mainly narcotic pain killers, from their trusted family physicians and unknowingly transforming themselves into addicts. There’s becoming a blurred line between addicts who get their high on illegal street drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and other opiate based narcotics, and those who are getting unnecessary prescriptions of oxycontin, percocet, and vicadin, and other legal drugs. Often popping pills like jelly beans, “legal” addicts can hide behind the false pretense that because their drugs are from a doctor they must be ok, after all a doctor wouldn’t do anything to harm a patient. As seen in the documentary film, American Addict, there is a huge business surrounding the health care profession and prescription drugs, with billions …

Philip Seymour Hoffman, death from addiction,Dr. Dalal Akoury

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 …