Posts Tagged ‘addiction’

The 12 Best Coffee Subscriptions to Fuel Your Caffeine Addiction

Brewing coffee at home is glorious: Never again do you have to brave the outside world without the cocoon of caffeine. That’s not to mention that you’re no longer bleeding your wallet dry cup by five-dollar cup. However, being your own barista puts you at risk of consuming some seriously bland coffee if you’re not […]

The Silencing of Ghassan Kanafani – Israel’s Addiction to the Quick Fix of Assassination

In the film archive of The Associated Press there are 2.47 minutes of shaky footage dated 10th July 1972. The colour of the stock is crude, the quality grainy. The clip is disorientating, the camera continually moving as if searching for meaning. It’s an eerily silent piece of newsreel. With the absence of a long […]

Pandemic Lockdowns Fueled Massive Rise in Gaming and Addiction, Experts Say

During the pandemic, nationwide stay-at-home orders handed gaming companies a golden opportunity. Under restrictive nationwide COVID-19 lockdowns, for many people, gaming was one of the few active recreations, social activities, and creative outlets available. From 2020 to 2021, revenue for gaming companies skyrocketed. (Getty Images) Video game maker Activision Blizzard saw revenues on the first-person shooter […]

Peyrnoie’s Disease and Its Ties To Porn Addiction

I recently learned about Peyrnoie’s Disease and how doctors just can’t seem to find the cause for it. Here is what Peyrnoi’s disease is a defined as: Peyronie’s (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a noncancerous condition resulting from fibrous scar tissue that develops on the penis and causes curved, painful erections. Penises vary in shape and size, […]

Suicides, drug addiction on rise in MP due to Covid induced job losses

“I am unable to face hunger, future, illness, fee debt, house rent and unemployment” said the four  page suicide note. On the night of 27 August 2021 Ravi Thackeray*, an engineer in Bhopal’s Sahara township, aided by his wife Ranjana*, slit the throats of their young son Chirag* and daughter Gunjan* with stone cutters. Soon […]

Adolf Hitler’s sex life filled with porn addiction, incest and abuse – doc

A new documentary has laid the claim that Adolf Hitler had a less than ordinary sex life to say the least, according to a report by the British tabloid The Sun.The four-episode documentary, Hitler’s Secret Sex Life, which began airing on the Sky History channel on Sunday, details Hitler as having insatiable desires filled with […]

Psychic Addiction: Warning Signs You Could Be Addicted Plus Tips to Break Your Habit

April 27th 2021 By Nikki Harper Staff Writer for Wake Up World Many people, particularly those who count themselves as ‘spiritual but not religious’, enjoy getting readings from psychics, mediums, tarot readers, astrologers and other psychic readers. There’s nothing wrong with that – I’m an astrologer myself, and I hope my clients find my services […]

Former QAnon follower compares movement to drug and alcohol addiction

A former QAnon follower who went viral online for trashing a display of masks in Target last year has compared her experience of getting sucked into the conspiracy theory to drug and alcohol addiction. Melissa Rein Lively, a 35-year-old publicist, found “comfort” in the QAnon movement when the pandemic hit the country last March. Four […]

Rabbi Twerski made fighting addiction and mental illness possible

On Sunday, the Jewish community lost one of the biggest forces fighting for those who are suffering the most. At Amudim, a crisis intervention organization serving the Orthodox Jewish community, we have been humbled by the increasing number of community members who have come to accept the realities of mental health challenges in recent years. […]

Amudim raises $5m. to help victims of abuse, addiction in Orthodox world

Amudim, a crisis center focusing on combating sexual abuse, trauma and addictions in the Orthodox community, raised over $5 million at the 36-hour “Unite to Heal” event that featured rabbis, metal health professionals and celebrities. Some 10,319 donors helped Amudim reach the final sum of $5,034,632.Unite to Heal will enable Amudim to hire three new […]

Is COVID-19 causing a spike in addiction rates?

The age of COVID has brought on so many health concerns for everyone, especially those with preexisting conditions. While the term “preexisting conditions” usually refers to physical health ailments like diabetes and chronic respiratory illness, being predisposed to addiction issues or even unhealthy substance use can impact many areas of your physical and mental health, from […]

Exercise Treats Addiction by Altering Brain’s Dopamine System

June 3rd, 2018 By Joe Battaglia Guest writer for Wake Up World New research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment — and even prevention strategies — for addiction. Scientists in Britain previously found that just five minutes […]

Insufferably Obnoxious Hebress Roseanne Barr blames her Ambien drug addiction for racist comments towards blacks and Arabs

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Soul Retrieval Can Heal Addiction, Trauma and Mental Illness – Here’s How

May 14th, 2018 By Mateo Sol Guest writer for Wake Up World Beneath most headaches is a heartache. It’s a natural protective mechanism of ours to think our way around wounds instead of feeling our way through them. In this day and age, we just want an escape. What can we do to stop feeling the pain we’re feeling? How […]

Cannabis and CBD Show Promise as a Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times The opioid crisis is making its mark on public welfare. In response, many people are looking for a safe treatment for opioid addiction, as well as seeking out alternative therapy for chronic pain. Research shows that medical cannabis and the compound cannabidiol (CBD) could be potential solutions in […]

Fake opioid addiction treatments on the rise: FDA and FTC sending stern warnings to those profiting off the illness

(Natural News) The skyrocketing number of fake opioid addiction treatments have prompted the United States Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to issue sharp admonishments to pharmaceutical companies that hawk such products, said a Daily Mail article. The warning comes in the wake of numerous companies rushing […]

5 Mainstream Paradigms that Drive People into Addiction

Trevor McDonald & Anna Hunt, Contributors Waking Times Many things contribute to addiction, including genetics and demographics. Nonetheless, society may be playing a larger role than we think. As the years press on, pop culture references drugs more than ever before. As well, virtual social identity becomes more prevalent, and more of us become slaves to acceptable […]

Heroin Addiction in America Spearheaded by the US-led War on Afghanistan

. Trump State of Union Address:  …”In 2016, we lost 64,000 Americans to drug overdoses:  174 deaths per day.  Seven per hour.  We must get much tougher on drug dealers and pushers if we are going to succeed in stopping this scourge. My Administration is committed to fighting the drug epidemic and helping get treatment […]

Is Cell Phone “Addiction” Increasing Cancer Rates In Sweden?

By Catherine J. Frompovich Do you love your cell phone enough to get cancer from using it? If you do, then please stop reading now because what you will learn ought to scare the ‘bejeepers’ out of you and all cell phone users. If you don’t happen to know, for most folks, cell phone use has become an addiction—really!  How […]

Is the Tech Industry to Digital Addiction What the Pharmaceutical Industry Has Been to Opioid Addiction?

By Hope S. Good Apple Investors, Former Tech Employees Make Accusations, Demand Change. Opioid addiction has become so widespread in the U.S. that last August President Trump declared it to be a national emergency. “Digital Addiction” may not be as serious as opioid addiction YET; however, the outcry and accusations made by Apple […]

Beyond Digital Addiction: Your Kids May Be Affected by Wi-Fi and Electronic Devices Even If You Aren’t

By Hope S. Good Emotional, Mental and Physical Health may be affected.  Symptoms May Not Be Immediate.  Misdiagnosis is Common.  Medication offers no cure.  Just last week, The California Department of Public Health’s decision to issue formal warnings and guidelines in regard to cell phone radiation made international news: In 2011, The […]

New Paradigms in Addiction Therapy – Chemical Substances Are Not the Main Factor

December 11th, 2017 By Anthony Tyler Guest writer for Wake Up World “The difference between medicine and poison is in the dose.” – Circa Survive A true enveloping substance addiction is gritty, and tends to be enabled by a varying degree of self-loathing. Self-loathing is such a tumultuous, seemingly endless circumstance that any decent person would not wish on their worst […]

Are You Addicted To “The Scroll”? Why It’s Time To Face Smartphone Addiction & Take The Power Back

Next Story Is it time to really look at what social media is doing to us? The issue here is that we really don’t know the long term consequences of too much screen time, because being attached to screens for hours at our time is a relatively new aspect of our day-to-day lifestyle. It’s been […]

FDA Loyalty to Big Pharma Exposed in Move to Ban Plant that’s CURING Opioid Addiction

Matt Agorist, GuestWaking Times Drug overdoses killed roughly 64,000 people in the United States last year, according to the government’s own account of nationwide drug deaths to cover all of 2016. The vast majority of those deaths are from opioid-based substances such as fentanyl, heroin, and prescription opioids. Now, a natural plant that is helping people kick […]

Watching The Hawks – Battling Addiction with Dr. Jane Orient

Watching The Hawks – Battling Addiction with Dr. Jane Orient Watching The As the nation faces an existential threat from opioid addiction, Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, sits down with Sean Stone to discuss who exactly benefits from this crisis and what can be done about […]

Addiction breeds addiction: Science shows high sugar diets make you more susceptible to other drugs, such as addictive opioids

(Natural News) A study conducted by behavioral neuroscience experts at the University of Guelph in Canada has shown that excessive sugar intake may render people more susceptible to drug abuse. The scientists carried out experiments on laboratory rats in order to determine the connection between high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) intake and the likelihood of suffering opioid […]

Our Addiction to Suffering

Amy L. Lansky, PhD, ContributorWaking Times The Buddha said that suffering arises from craving — for instance, craving for more love, more possessions, more physical prowess or beauty. But sometimes I wonder if the truth is more akin to the reverse — that we crave our suffering. In other words, are we actually addicted to suffering? In […]

Opioid addiction is bankrupting America, county by county, city by city… will America collapse into a narco-pharma state?

(Natural News) We’ve heard a lot about the crime and deaths caused by the opioid crisis, but what about the financial impact of it? Many small towns are struggling to cover the costs associated with the epidemic, whether it’s emergency calls, coroner bills, courtrooms, or overcrowded prisons. Reuters recently examined the case of Ross County, […]

Why It’s Time To Stop Glamorizing “Wine O’ Clock” As If It Weren’t A Harmful Addiction

Next Story It’s wine o’clock mommies! Time to bust out that bottle of rosé and decompress from that long stressful day you’ve had. We’ve all heard these things, or seen them floating around social media sites like Facebook and Pinterest, but honestly, when did it become okay to push drugs and glamorize addiction? You may […]

The Chemistry of Addiction and The Gateway to Freedom

July 29th, 2017 By Melissa Joy Jonsson Guest writer for Wake Up World Addictions as Distractions “Whoa, you like to think that you’re immune to the stuff, oh yeah / It’s closer to the truth to say you can’t get enough / You know you’re gonna have to face it, you’re addicted to love.” — Robert Palmer […]

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