The recent statistics from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has reported that about one-third (33.8%) of U.S. adults are obese. That number rises every day, and keeping up with it is more difficult than keeping up with your stocks. I work with the finest bariatric surgeons in the U.S. They are dedicated to helping their patients lose weight in an effort to thwart diseases, and minimize current disease progression. I also run several 12-step food addiction g
I run several support groups for the morbidly obese in the Houston area. Two of the groups specifically deal with food addictions. The members in this group participate in a 12 step program that helps them learn new coping mechanisms besides turning to food. It is very difficult. They have been using food as their lover for years. Their use of food is different from mine or others. They actually have a relationship with their food. Just as an alcoholic or a drug addict turns
When it comes to an addiction, there is no holiday. If you’ve watched the news you’ve heard about Anthony Weiner’s addictions – sending explicit photos to women via social media. It cost him his political career and his marriage; yet, people are constantly seeking approval from social media. What is going on?
Much of social media’s addictive tendencies is the ability to receive immediate feedback. The feelings that come from a post being shared or liked feed an ego that bec