Twin Lakes Recovery Center Blog
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Many people, especially teens, wonder if the propensity for addiction is hereditary. The answer is yes—and no. Generational cycles of addiction can devastate families and communities. Research indicates that genetics are responsible for approximately 50 percent of the...read more
Holistic therapy is often a misunderstood application, especially when discussed as treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse stresses medical evidence that addiction is a brain disease: there’s proven alteration of brain and...read more
In 2009, researchers predicted that by 2020, 5.7 million adults 50 and older will have substance use disorder (SUD)—roughly double the annual average in 2002-2006. One possible cause for the increase, according to researchers, is that people in the demographic of...read more
Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, was once considered a fluke. Now, medical experts have a better understanding of why gray skies, cold winds, and a lack of warm sun on your body makes a difference in your disposition. Also known as seasonal or winter depression,...read more
Most individuals who struggle with alcohol and drug abuse have dietary problems as well. At one end of the spectrum is an individual choosing fatty, sugary foods over more healthy options. At the other end, someone with substance issues may have extreme vitamin...read more
The act of meditation has many forms. The least complicated method is to simply sit and observe your breath for a minute or two. A more advanced practice might include an hour in quiet contemplation. Some techniques relax. Others may energize. Still others might...read more