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The Silent Driver of Addiction and How to Achieve Lasting Recovery

Dr. Nick Delgado

Dr. Nick Delgado

Helping people with their journey to health, happiness and their goals in career, relationships and longevity.

Do you or a loved one have an “addictive personality?” What if I were to tell you there is no such thing. I am not saying that some individuals aren’t more prone to addictions than others; what I'm saying is addictions aren’t caused by some sort of personality flaw. 

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Understanding and Overcoming Addictions: The Adrenal Gland Connection

Are you or a loved one struggling with what seems like an “addictive personality”? Contrary to common belief, there is no inherent flaw in personality leading to addiction. While some individuals may be more susceptible, addictions are multifaceted, often stemming from various underlying causes like trauma, low self-esteem, social isolation, and mental health disorders.

Unveiling a Hidden Culprit: Weak Adrenal Glands (Adrenal Fatigue)

Many are unaware that weak adrenal glands, or adrenal fatigue, can be a significant contributor to addiction. Cravings for junk food, sugar, alcohol, caffeine, and other substances can find their origin in weakened adrenals. Unfortunately, adrenal fatigue is frequently overlooked, yet addressing it can be pivotal for lasting recovery.

The Adrenal Gland/Addiction Connection: How it Works

Adrenal fatigue contributes to addictions by causing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), leading to strong cravings for addictive substances. Additionally, low cortisol levels resulting from adrenal fatigue can trigger a range of symptoms, including fatigue, brain fog, and insomnia, further fueling addictive behaviors.

Personal Experience: Overcoming Addictive Effects of Adrenal Fatigue

The addictive effects of adrenal fatigue were personally experienced, with compulsive overeating as a manifestation. Shifting to a healthier lifestyle, incorporating exercise, stress reduction, and a wholefoods, plant-based diet, played a crucial role in overcoming addictive behaviors.

Breaking the Cycle: A Simple Solution

The good news is that the cycle of addiction can be broken. If you resonate with adrenal fatigue symptoms, consider boosting adrenal health. Eliminate caffeine, sugar, and alcohol from your diet, opt for unprocessed, whole-plant foods, and adopt stress-reducing techniques like meditation or yoga. Introducing Adrenal DMG, a clinically formulated supplement, can aid in nourishing adrenal glands and supporting recovery.

Key Ingredients in Adrenal DMG for Recovery:

  • Licorice root: Regulates hormones and reduces cortisol breakdown.
  • Ashwagandha: Restores vitality, boosts immunity, and helps manage stress.
  • Various herbs: Boost the immune system, fight infections, and counter oxidative damage.

Don’t Forget the Power of the Mind

If your adrenal glands are weak, strengthening them should notably reduce your cravings, however, addictions are multifaceted and there is almost always a mental/emotional component at play. In most cases, addictions are created and fueled by the subconscious mind, which means all the willpower in the world won’t work because willpower is a conscious process. Reprogramming your subconscious mind and the negative repetitive self-defeating messages that it feeds you throughout the day is therefore essential if you want to eliminate the struggle and achieve lasting addiction recovery. 

For a limited time, I’m offering my hypnosis track: Release Substance Abuse for just $1.00! I advise you to get this track and if you tend to worry or stress a lot to also get the Release Worry Hypnosis Track, and listen to them both daily. These tracks will reprogram your subconscious mind for success and lead to a noticeable reduction in cravings within just a couple of weeks of daily listening. 

Bonus Tip

Similar to adrenal fatigue, hormone imbalances are often involved in the development of addictions, and also caused by addictions. So identifying and treating hormone imbalances is an important step in addiction recovery. Here is a FREE hormone quiz you can use to identify hormone imbalances that may be silently sabotaging your well-being and recovery.