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The Hypoglycemic Cycle

To understand how the symptoms of hypoglycemia develop, you need to know how our glucose metabolism works.

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Breaking Down Clinical Anxiety Disorders

Mental health recovery for anxiety starts with knowing your diagnosis. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder all present unique treatment challenges. Learn about the clinical definition of anxiety, a few common anxiety disorders, and anxiety disorder treatments here.

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What Research Shows

"Short disruptions in blood supply to the brain are either fatal or produce lasting damage. Even in the presence of adequate blood circulation, severe hypoglycemia (low level of blood sugar) produces similar effects."

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Psychological Syndromes are often the result of Hypoglycemia

Mental health professionals often fail to recognize hypoglycemic symptoms. They attempt to explain them as psychological phenomenons. If you have puzzled over noticeable changes in your moods, thoughts and feelings don't be so quick to accept them as psychological disorders. 

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How to Treat Hypoglycemia

There is no magic pill that cures hypoglycemia. The quickest and most effective treatment is by dietary changes. In the seventies when I began working with this population, there were two distinct camps of thinking about diet. 

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Working as a treatment counselor in the field of toximolecular addictions (alcohol and drugs) I recognize the dilemma people face when selecting a program to recover from the progressive deterioration of an addiction, or to put it another way, when your life falling apart, who ya gonna call? 

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Autism and Vaccinations

In the seventies, in the USA, the statistics for autism in the USA were about one in 2,500. Today’s US research shows one in every 30 boys born will be autistic (slightly less for girls) if they had been vaccinated for measles, etc. as babies.

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The Stages of Loss and Grief in Recovery

For many folks struggling with addiction in treatment, loss and grief are significant factors that are dealt with at the Health Recovery Center. Anytime we lose something that was of value to us, we go through a process of mourning that loss.

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How Treatment Programs “Sell-Out” Their Clients Trading Old Drugs For Newest Psychiatric Concoctions

“Dual Diagnosis” is a popular expression in the addiction treatment field. Coined by psychiatry and the drug companies that supply them, it refers to the practice of taking clients off their old drugs, while exchanging them for many of the new popular psychoactive drugs instead. 

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Finding the Truth in the Blueprint of Life (Part 2)

It may seem incredulous that someone working in the alcohol/drug treatment business could make sense out of a complex behemoth like health care industry, yet this is precisely the case. Many groups I present explore seemingly unrelated subjects that fit together like a puzzle. 

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Real People with Real Results

One thousand, Two Hundred and Ninety-Three days I have been sober thanks to HRC.

Best Regards,

- M.H.

I came into this program sick, broken, and much stressed! Hopeless!! I feel very confident in my future knowing I have the tools to live healthy physically and emotionally.

T.

Thank you for your kindness, wisdom, and guidance for J. Especially for the extra effort, it appears to be working as he is sleeping better. He even said he had clarity this morning.

- G