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Using 12-Step Recovery to Overcome Love Addiction

Love addiction can consume a person’s life and create ongoing emotional chaos. But, like other addictions, it can be overcome through careful therapy and treatment. Groups such as Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous employ a 12-step recovery program based on the successful recovery format used in Alcoholics Anonymous.At Recovery Ranch Tennessee, we understand the emotional …

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Alcohol Abuse and Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis, or iron overload, is a medical condition that occurs when too much of the mineral iron builds up inside the body and produces a toxic reaction. Normally, your digestive system absorbs all the iron you need from the food you eat. But if you have hemochromatosis, your intestines absorb too much iron, and your …

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Are Women’s Lifespans Shortened by Alcohol Abuse?

A recent study highlights the more significant risks incurred by women who over-drink, compared to men and even to other non-drinking women. In short, women’s alcohol abuse can have more drastically severe consequences than men’s.At Recovery Ranch, we believe women should always be supported in their journey to overcoming addiction. We understand that each person’s …

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Are You Enabling a Gambling Addiction?

There is often a misguided belief that gambling addiction is not as destructive as other forms of addictive behavior. The unsettling reality is that gambling addiction can have far-reaching consequences in the lives of those who love the person struggling with this process addiction, especially since loved ones are often responsible for enabling the addiction …

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Spotting Signs of Heroin Addiction Could Save a Life

Spotting the psychological and physical symptoms of heroin abuse could help you save the life of somebody you know. This is especially important given the rising number of deaths attributed to the drug. From 2010 to 2012, the number of overdose deaths from heroin doubled across 28 states, and in 2012 the same states saw …

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Healthy Dating Tips for Recovering Sex Addicts

Dating experts advise that finding a suitable companion can take a lot of effort and easily be as time-consuming and involved as a career move, not to mention hard on your self-esteem. Dating is a numbers game; the more potential spouses you meet, the better your chance of finding a good one. Unfortunately, too many …

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Is Virtual IOP the Right Addiction Treatment for Me?

With recent technological changes in daily life, therapy and treatment have changed to fit the new standard. With a virtual intensive outpatient program (IOP) for mental health and addiction treatment, you can receive the same high-class care and support you’ll need as you reach for recovery with the flexibility and independence to prioritize other aspects …

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Overcoming Hidden Drinking Cues This Holiday

The holidays are rife with things that make picking up a drink feel like the most natural thing in the world. Maybe it once was, but that urge can feel catastrophic for you at this place and moment because you aren’t drinking anymore. And alcohol drinking cues and all their roles in holiday togetherness feel …

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How to Get Past an Alcoholic’s Excuses

An alcoholic’s excuses are legendary. All kinds of people who are addicted use excuses to deny that they have a problem. Still, with alcohol being a legal and socially acceptable substance of abuse, they can come up with many more believable excuses for indulging. If someone you love has a problem with drinking and constantly …

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