Addiction diet

What is Addiction?

Addiction exists when the body becomes so accustomed to the presence of a foreign substance that it can no longer function properly if the substance is withheld. This is why a person who is addicted to a drug experiences withdrawal symptoms It'suddenly deprived of the drug. Signs of drug addiction include a decreased desire to work or socialize, extreme drowsiness, inattentiveness, frequent mood swings, restlessness, personality changes, and a loss of appetite. Other symptoms include slow, slurred speech and a change in the eye pupils.

The following recommended dosages are for adults. For a child under the age of 17, use half to three-quarters of the recommended dosage.

• Addiction dietThe B vitamins are needed to rebuild the liver when a person is under stress. Injections work best because they are assimilated quickly. Recommendation: Under a physician's supervision, take 2 cc daily of vitamin B-complex along with 1 cc vitamin B12.

•  Addiction diet: Calcium and magnesium nourish the central nervous system and help control tremors. Recommendation: Take 1500 mg calcium and 1000 mg magnesium at bedtime. Use chelate forms.

•  L-glutamine promotes healthy mental functioning and has a calming effect. Recommendation: Take 500 mg 3 times daily on an empty stomach.

• L-tyrosine and the herb valerian root taken every 4 hours have given good results for cocaine withdrawal. Recommendation: Take 500 mg L-tyrosine twice daily on an empty stomach. Take with 2 tablets valerian root with water or juice, but not milk. Warning: Do not take tyrosine if you take an MAO (monoamine oxidose) inhibitor drug.

•  Glutathione detoxifies drugs to reduce their harmful effects while it reduces the desire for drugs and alcohol. Recommendation: Take 1000 mg daily.

• L-phenylalanine is fuel for the brain and has been found to be useful in treating withdrawal symptoms. Recommendation: Take 1500 mg upon arising. Warning: Do not take if you are pregnant or nursing, or suffer from panic attacks, diabetes, high blood pressure, or PKU (phenylketonuria).

• Pantothenic acid is essential for the adrenal glands and for reducing stress. Recommendation: Take 500 mg 3 times daily.

•  Addiction: Vitamin C detoxifies the system and lessens the craving for drugs. Recommendation: Increase your consumption of citrus fruits, berries, leafy green vegetables, tomatoes, cantaloupe, cauliflower, potatoes, and peppers. Take 2000 mg vitamin C every 3 hours. Use a buffered form for safety at high dosages and easier assimilation.

•Addiction diet: Niacinamide is important for brain function. Recommendation: Take 500 mg 3 times daily. Do NOT take niacin in place of niacinamide. High doses of niacin can be toxic.

•  Minimize withdrawal symptoms by withdrawing slowly. The dosage should be decreased gradually over a period of 4 weeks or longer. And don't try to do it alone; seek help and counseling at a hospital or from a professionally trained expert.

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