Do you experience any of the following health concerns?
- Low blood sugar
- Digestive disorders such as leaky gut syndrome and overgrowth of candida (yeast)
- Food allergies and sensitivities
Wondering what they might have in common?
These symptoms are just a few of the commonalities that people struggling with recovery from an addiction – whether it be sugar, alcohol or another drug – can experience.
Do these health concerns/disorders cause the addictive behavior in the first place? Or are they side-effects of a life that involves excessive intake of refined sugar, alcohol, and/or other addictive substances (such as ‘street drugs’)?
It is hard to answer this question completely authoritatively, as it’s a bit of a “chicken-or- the-egg” type of scenario, but what does seem to be clear is that nutritional deficiencies are linked to addictive behavior…AND low blood sugar, digestive disorders, food sensitivities, and depression are common symptoms for addicts to experience on a daily basis. Continue reading “Addressing Addictions”Read More