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Alcohol Tobacco and Drug Addiction Solutions

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Integrative Medicine methods can prove to be a powerful healing force to people in recovery from addictions to Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs.

Integrative medicine has advanced recently but very few of the powerful and healing integrative medicine methods have been made available to those in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions.

Recovery of the whole person – mind, body and spirit is crucial to recovery. This also describes precisely the Integrative Medicine approach to any physical or mental disorder provided by NIHA (National Integrated Health Associates) .

Addictions may be the cause of 90% of prison incarcerations, 50% of psychiatric admissions and 25% of admissions to general medical hospitals, as well as a major factor in the incidence of suicides, murders, vehicular homicides, spouse battering, divorce and other kinds of social and occupational upheaval. When a loved one is suffering from an addiction, the stress of that relationship (codependency) can be at the root of any medical or psychiatric disorder, and this cause of illness is often overlooked by both conventional and non-conventional health care providers.

Generally speaking, when a recovering person or their loved one looks for help, they will find assistance for a recovery of mind and spirit – but not the body. You may even find “energy” treatments like acupuncture, but few resources are available to assist you in the natural regeneration of neurotransmitters like serotonin, or to assist in detoxifying your body from the residual poisons left over from the use of drugs and alcohol.

NIHA offers this missing link in recovery- a recovery of the body. For instance, they offer amino acid precursor therapies to help restore the imbalanced neurotransmitters that may have caused substance abuse in the first place. These amino acid and nutritional therapies can be delivered through nutritional supplements, intravenously and trans-dermally (through the skin).

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The Truth About Drug Addiction Treatment

January 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Why do most drug addiction treatment facilities have such a low success rate and what really needs to be done to recover from addiction.

Review the videos on this page for answers and additional solutions:
AddictionSolutionCenter.com

Also, review this page for further information about the ground breaking book, End Your Addiction Now:
end-your-addiction-now

Every treatment facility in the country should be using this book to help heal people

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Medical Intuitive Healings For Addictions

December 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Today I am introducing a concept that you may not have heard of – medical intuitive healings for addictions.

If you’ve been discouraged and defeated by past programs and are still stuck in the confines of self-abusive behavior and/or thoughts, the Lenair Self(s) Heal Experience can set you free from needing and wanting to self-sabotage. Where many traditional and alternative approaches fall short or fail, the Self(s) Heal Experience succeeds, allowing you to overcome life-long or newly acquired habits and problems – effortlessly, painlessly, and without withdrawals, meetings, rehabs – non-medically without any treatment, therapy or drugs.

Why struggle and suffer any longer?

Watch the video below (on the next page) to hear of the successes.

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Drug Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

I am reluctant to give out a link that will provide a listing to all addiction treatment centers because most of them do not get people well. The reason they do not get people well is because they do not treat the person holistically and also heal the brain first which is at the core of the problem.

But here is an addiction treatment locator provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Perhaps it will still be of use to someone.

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End Your Addiction Now

September 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Dr. Charles Gant’s new book has just been released. I have read it and it is excellent.

Order now at Amazon:
End Your Addiction Now: A Proven Nutritional Supplement Program That Can Set You Free

Here is the write up from the publisher about the book:

Whether it is to alcohol, drugs, smoking, or food, addiction is an overwhelming and destructive force that negatively impacts the lives of those in its grip. While there are programs galore that promise an end to these dependencies, the truth is, far too many “reformed” addicts fall right back into their old habits.

Why?

Because powerful biochemical factors override the psychological will to quit. End Your Addiction Now is a unique book that not only explores the real cause of this recurring problem, but also offers a proven biochemical approach that can break addiction once and for all.

Written in easy-to-understand language, End Your Addiction Now is based upon the extensive research and medical practice of Dr. Charles Gant and other pioneers in the field of orthomolecular medicine. It both guides readers to physicians and facilities that support a biochemical approach to the treatment of substance-use disorders, and provides step-by-step directions for those who want to quit their addictions on their own.

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Integrative Medicine Treatment For Drug Addiction

June 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Allan Sosin, MD, is the founder and medical director of the Institute for Progressive Medicine. Dr. Sosin is an expert in the use of natural approaches to replace drugs and surgery. He has over 40 years of clinical experience in treating patients with traditional therapies and 15 years experience using alternative methods in combination with conventional medicine.

Alternative approaches to medical problems included the use of nutrition, vitamin and mineral therapies, chelation therapy, acupuncture, natural hormone replacement therapy, stress management, chiropractic, massage and IV therapy.

You can view a recent interview I conducted with Dr. Sosin below.

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Integrative Medicine Treatment for Addiction

June 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Hyla Cass, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist and nationally recognized expert on integrative medicine. She combines the best of natural medicine with modern science in her clinical practice, helping to replace medications with individualized natural products such as vitamins, herbs, amino acids, and bio-identical hormones.

She has created innovative formulas to help balance brain chemistry – to enhance mood for those choosing a more natural modality, and for those coming off antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications, drugs of abuse, or alcohol.

Dr. Cass is the author of a number of popular books including most recently: “Natural Highs”, and “Supplement your Prescription: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Nutrition”.

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Holistic Addiction Treatment

June 7th, 2009 · No Comments

John Giordano is president and co-founder of G&G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center in North Miami, Florida. I saw him speak at the “Brain Repair” conference in Sacramento. He is one of the most entertaining speakers I have heard in a long time.

His life is the stuff of movies, from a heroin-dealing father in the Bronx, a childhood in gangs, a karate champion by age 17, and success as a businessman which led to drugs, alcohol, and disaster.

After successful intervention by those who still cared for him and his own unquenchable desire for self mastery and learning led him to sobriety, drug recovery, and the creation of one of the premier addiction treatment programs on the East Coast.

His center mixes conventional medicine with innovative alternative medicine methods to heal the body, mind, and spirit.

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Nutrition and Behavior

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Food and Behavior Nutrition Effects Behavior

Many research reports show that good nutrition has a positive effect on behavior. This include better school performance and preventing probationers from re-offending.

At the conference I attended on “Brain Repair”, Barbara Reed Stitt, PhD, author of the book “Food and Behavior“, received the Abram Hoffer Lifetime Achievement Award for her pioneering work in the use of food to improve behavior. (The book is a must read for all parents, educators and psychologists.)

Like Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD, the namesake of this award who bucked conventional wisdom to focus on the biochemical basis of addictive and mental health disorders, Dr. Stitt was willing to stand out among her peers doing what worked even if it wasn’t the standard of care in her day.

As Chief Probation Officer in Cuyahog Falls, Ohio, she fine tuned her program for seven years until courageously revising the modus operandi of the Probation Department, beginning in 1970.

An astute medical detective, Dr. Stitt looked for hypoglycemia, food allergies, adrenal gland fatigue, heavy metal accumulation, and B vitamin and other nutritional deficiencies. She knew these five problems led to distortions of thinking and decision-making. When these were addressed the results were astounding: Even though it is common for over half of arrestees to be drug dependent and for recidivism rates to be as high as 77%, over 80% of her probationers stayed out of the criminal justice system during the last twelve years of her work in Ohio.

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California Alcohol and Drug Programs

May 31st, 2009 · No Comments

nutrition for addiction recovery Renee Zito spoke at the “Brain Repair” conference I attended last month. She was appointed Director of the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on February 22, 2007. In her role, she leads the State’s alcohol and drug treatment and prevention efforts. She oversees approximately 300 employees in the Department and is responsible for an annual budget of $600 million, which includes funding for both the federal Substance abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant and the Drug Medi-Cal program.

Ms. Zito supports successful drug court programs such as the Sacramento Drug Court Program which has saved the taxpayers millions of dollars. Instead of pharmaceutical bandaids, Sacramento actually cures the core reason for the drug addiction with the emphasis on brain repair with specific nutritional supplements. For more info see:   Drug Court Program

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