Tag: serotonin

  • Addiction-brain effects – Tolerance, sensitization, and withdrawal

    If you’ve been with us for any length of time, you’ve already read about the addiction-brain effects for specific drugs. I think it’s important to understand some of the more general changes that occur in the addicted brain regardless of the specific drugs used. One of the most common effects of long term drug use […]

  • Emotional eating: A possible connection for food addicts

    Co authored by: Jamie Felzer Do you ever stuff yourself beyond capacity because you are depressed, feeling inadequate or self conscious? Are you a perfectionist with difficulty expressing and realizing your feelings, instead turning to food to take out your frustrations? If so, you may be linking strong emotions and eating- taking your inability to […]