Addiction is a serious problem that affects millions of people in the country. There are several ways that you can conquer your addiction. 12-step programs are helpful for many people. Cognitive behavioral therapy is effective for a number of people. Another great thing to do is to exercise your way to sobriety. Exercise produces endorphins …

I have seen a lot of success with patients entering 12-step programs to help them conquer their addictions. Programs like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, the 12 steps, having a sponsor, studying the Big Book. All of that really works for a number of people. However, it doesn’t work for everyone. In my practice of …

For those of us who are not alcoholics or addicts, it can be difficult to understand those who are. Why would anyone want to participate in such destructive behavior? But the important thing to remember is that for many people, it’s not simply a choice. 1. As teenagers, people see celebrities, family, and friends using …