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Table Of Contents

CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
Serotonin
Dopamine
Opioids
GABA
The Story of Tetrahydroisoquinoline (TIQ)
A Story of Addiction
CHAPTER 3
The Disease Model of Addiction4
Abstinence-Based Symptoms of Addiction
Stimulus Augmentation
Stimulus Augmentation and Alcohol
Inability to Concentrate
Memory Problems
Anxiety
Dysphoria
Craving (Drug Hunger)
The Stress of Sobriety
Sobriety: Is It Really This Difficult?
"Constitutionally Incapable of Rigorous Honesty"
CHAPTER 4
The Brain and Amino Acids
Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids
Forms of Amino Acids
Amino Acids Related to Addiction
Phenylalanine3
L-Tryptophan4
Some Background on Amino Acid Therapy
Scientific Studies
Tryptophan for Depression
The Blood-Brain Barrier
Oral Amino Acid Therapy
Supplements that Support Amino Acid Therapy
Safety of Amino Acid Therapy
Why Food is Not Enough
No Magic Bullet
An Amino Acid Complex
Guidelines For Amino Acid Supplementation
Intravenous Amino Acid Therapy
Intravenous Nutritional Detox
Relief from Abstinence Symptoms
A Story of Recovery
Chapter 5
Why Is Nutrition So Important in Recovery?
Foods and Mood
Foods for Alertness
Foods for Relaxation
Protein, Protein, Protein
High-Protein Cautions
Carbohydrates
Glycemic Know-How: Reducing Surges in Blood-Glucose Levels
The Story of the Potato
Sugar and Other Sweeteners
Complementary Protein
Legumes: A Great Source of Protein
Fats
Vitamins and Minerals
Water and Fiber
When To Eat
Caffeine
Juicing: The Pro's and Con's
Weight
CHAPTER 6
Acupuncture1
Acu-Detox (Ear Acupuncture)3
Acupressure
Needle-less Auricular Therapy (Auriculotherapy)4
CHAPTER 7
An FDA First for Chiropractic
New Technique Introduced; EEG Confirms Results
CHAPTER 8
Neurofeedback
Training Your Brain with Neurofeedback
Beta Training4
Alpha-Theta Protocol
Reiki and Therapeutic Touch
Reflexology
Rolfing
Myofascial Release
The Rosen Method
Shiatsu
Craniosacral Therapy
CHAPTER 10
"To His Surprise, the Pain and Redness Subsided Very Quickly"
Inhalation
What Science Says About Essential Oils
Topical Application
Oils and Water
Raindrop Therapy
Vita Flex Therapy
CHAPTER 11
Mutual-Help Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Rational Recovery
An AA Sponsor
Counseling
Coaching
CHAPTER 12
Deep Relaxation
Breathing
Yoga
Sleep
Physical Exercise
Move Your Body: It's Good for You
Aerobic Exercise
Stretching
Stress-Relief Tip
Fun, Laughter and Humor
Children and Laughter: The Best Medicine
At Play
The Clown Chakra
Pets
Did someone mention pets?
Softening the Environment
Touch
Water
Music
CHAPTER 13
Anxiety Can Be an Opportunity
It May Be in Your Perception
Believe You Can Change
Accept Your Limitations
Applying the Serenity Prayer
CHAPTER 14
Balance of Body, Mind, and Spirit
Balance Between Work and Play
Balance Between Relaxation and Stimulation
Balance Between Giving and Receiving
Spiritual Balance
Joyful Living
A Spiritual Awakening
Living Creatively
Compassion
Freedom
Serendipity
APPENDIX A
Bridging the Gaps
The Recovery Systems Clinic
The Power Recovery Program
Excel Treatment
Community Addiction Recovery Association
Counseling and Mediation Services
APPENDIX B
17 Proven Ways To Increase Brain Serotonin Levels – The Natural Way
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