Anything taken to an extreme can become an addiction. Addictive personalities can and will abuse almost anything or behavior. Chemicals or substances produced outside the body and ingested to achieve a sex addiction name of some sort.
Chemicals produced by the body itself as a result of a behavior or participating in an activity. Chemicals, substances or activities taken or undertaken to allow another addiction to continue. Note: This list of addictions is provided as a reference for multiple addicts to allow them to more quickly realize the full extent of their dependencies. Not all addicts will be addicted to the same things, many blends, combinations and permutations will exist simultaneously with the multiple addict. Blame and Denial are present in some form in all addictions. The beginning of recovery starts with seeing that “I” can do something to start to change. This is called a moment of clarity and does not happen often so take advantage of it when it occurs.
As well, all addictions usually start with a positive result but end up becoming a commitment in themselves. Often an addiction is related to another addiction as in the example of a compulsive eater or food addict being enabled to overeat by using meds that counteract acid reflux. A secondary dependence on the acid reflux medications develops. All addictions block positive energy flow in the body.
So it stands to reason that recovery from any addiction benefits from increasing energy flows. Playing a musical instrument can help, sauna therapy with cold showers is excellent at changing energy flows. Alcohol Addiction A common addiction which seems acceptable in social situations but is very progressive. Also a sugar addiction as alcohol and sugar are similar in chemical makeup and synthesize in the body in similar ways.
Alcohol is a depressant type drug which leads to very complicated and repetitive depressions. 200 Billion a year in costs. Binge drinking accounted for more than half of those deaths. Alcohol is also linked to many other fatal and disability causing Diseases and Cancers. Aspirin and other OTC Medications Aspirin is usually acceptable for small pains and fevers and taken in small dosages for heart health.