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Recent research is demonstrating the effectiveness of meditation in the treatment of addiction. Mindfulness meditation has been shown to be more effective than other behavioral strategies in conquering addiction.
Examining and overcoming the psychological causes of addiction can help you on the road to recovery.
Herbalists often recommend blood-cleansing herbs to remove the addictive substances from the body quickly. Anti-addictive herbs include wild oats, skullcap, and sarsaparilla. Adding relaxing herbs, anti-anxiety herbs, digestive tonics, and adrenal support herbs to counteract stress can also make for a more effective herbal program for addiction.
Low-level laser therapy is a treatment that offers a possible solution to the cravings that prolongs addiction and the problems that can come with them.
Addiction and substance abuse are social problems that have penetrated all levels of society. Acupuncture alcohol and drug addiction treatment can curb cravings and ease withdrawal symptoms to help you naturally detox from substance abuse
Although it is difficult to eliminate a nicotine addiction unless one is truly ready, an herbal program with anti-addictive herbs can be helpful. *Antiaddictive herbs (wild oats, calamus) *Adaptogens/adrenal tonics (eleuthero, rehmannia, schisandra, gotu kola) *Liver cleansers (Oregon grape root, chaparral, burdock, gentian) *Blood purifiers (red clover, echinacea, burdock, sarsaparilla) *The lobeline-containing herb, lobelia, which has a similar but less toxic effect on the nervous system
Alcoholism is treated much as any addiction, with anti-addiction herbs, blood cleansers, anti-stress herbs, bitter tonics, and relaxing herbs. In addition, it is important to add liver support herbs to the herbal program.
Meditation can help you quit smoking by increasing your ability to accept and release addictive cravings.
The addiction to nicotine can make it extremely difficult to kick the habit of smoking. Although clinical trials on laser therapy for smoking cessation have been inconclusive, many patients say it helped them quit smoking.
Wild oats is one of the first herbs herbalists think of for any kind of nerve trauma, nervous system weakness, or for addictions. It is a mild herb used to nurture the nervous system and counteract mild depression. Its restorative and nerve-strengthening effects are said to make it useful for withdrawal from addictions (i.e., nicotine and morphine), and it is found in a number of commercial formulas for kicking the smoking habit. Wild oats reportedly has been used for nervous exhaustion, gene
Substance abuse is the continued compulsive use of mind-altering substances despite personal, social, and/or physical problems caused by the substance use. Abuse may lead to dependence, in which incrs....
Smoking is the inhalation of the smoke of burning tobacco encased in cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. Casual smoking is the act of smoking only occasionally, usually in a social situation or to relieves....
Quitting smoking can be one of the best things you can do for your health. The good news is that recent research has shown that acupuncture can be a very effective way to quit smoking.
Psychotherapy has been shown to be among the most effective approaches for reducing nicotine dependencies and helping smokers quit for good.
Breaking a smoking habit is one of the most frequent uses of hypnosis, and one of the areas of greatest success in hypnosis practice. Hypnosis is particularly helpful in breaking the linkage between lighting up and non-smoking activities and events.
Thousands of years of practice and benefit have proven the link between meditation and healing from medical conditions, psychological conditions, stress, and assisting in personal development.
While our efforts to reduce obesity with diet and exercise routines are helping, acupuncture treatments can help advance our weight loss while reducing stress and balancing the energy in our body.
California poppy is a native American remedy that is commonly used in Europe as a relaxant and antispasmodic. Because of its mild sedative and analgesic properties, it may be given safely to children. California poppy is used for anxiety, sleeplessness, stomach cramps, and toothache. Studies in Germany and France have supported the traditional use of California poppy for muscle relaxing, anxiety, and pain relief. It is cooling and can be given to people with nervousness who have excess heat
Jamaican dogwood is used as a sedative and anodyne, its main indication being for insomnia caused by pain or nervous tension, especially in the aged. It is also reported effective for neuralgia, migraine, cramping pain during menstruation, sciatica, earache, migraine, and is a specific for toothache. The herb is sometimes recommended for relieving pain and discomfort of whooping cough, combined with other herbs. Jamaican Dogwood has a taste of BITTER, ACRID and a temperature of WARM.
Auriculotherapy, also called ear acupuncture, applies the principles of acupuncture to specific points on the ear. Auriculotherapists believe that healing processes can be promoted by working with ths....