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What Role Does Dopamine Play in Addiction?

Last Updated on February 21, 2018 by Dopamine is a neurotransmitter in the brain that affects many things; most notably pleasure, which plays a role in our mental health. When the brain is functioning properly, we receive a positive reward in the form of pleasure from dopamine induced by eating, drinking, sex (normal physiological activities). […]


Heroin on The Rise

Last Updated on March 5, 2018 by This post was originally written in September 2013. Since that time, we have seen heroin go from a drug that was starting to show up in unlikely places, to where we are today in the midst of a full-blown epidemic in the United States. Heroin is making a […]


A Short Eating Guide For A Healthier Life

Last Updated on August 24, 2015 by When changing your lifestyle, not only do you want to improve what you do but how you do it. You want to feel better about who you are, and one way to do that is by eating healthier. Granted, fast food and junk food is easier to mess […]


Why Does Stretching Work?

Last Updated on January 30, 2018 by Everyone’s been subjected to the mantra of gym coaches and fitness gurus that stretching is a virtual cure-all for muscle injury. In fact, if you listened to all the advice out there on stretching, you’d be stretching after you wake-up, before workouts, after workouts, while you’re watching TV, […]


3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Emotional Muscles

Last Updated on August 24, 2015 by Exercise is healthy for your body. Everywhere you look, people are talking about getting healthier by exercising, eating right and making changes in their lives. Building a healthy body is important to a happy life. But what you don’t always hear people talk about is exercising their emotions. […]