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Are Antidepressants Addictive? It’s Debatable.

Addiction is defined as repeatedly engaging in a particular behavior or using a substance to experience pleasure, regardless of the consequences. Some believe that addiction can be a result of environmental experiences and/or various psychological conditions. When most people think of addiction, they think of gambling, illicit drugs (e.g. cocaine), alcohol, and sex. One reason …

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Adrenaline Levels and Depression: Epinephrine as an Antidepressant?

I tend to think that one of the best treatments for depression is epinephrine (adrenaline). This is based totally on my subjective experience. Although I know that high amounts of epinephrine are not necessarily healthy for the long term in regards to physical health, they can significantly increase arousal, improve mood, improve mental acuity, cognition, …

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How To Overcome Adrenaline Addiction: Tips From A Former Addict

Overcoming adrenaline addiction can be among the most challenging psychological experiences a person has to deal with in their entire lifetime. When people initially feel the adrenaline enter their body, it feels highly uncomfortable. Most people panic when it floods their body and mind, which leads to further production of adrenaline (also known as “epinephrine”). …

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