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Most Common Neurodegenerative Diseases

The onset of the neurodegenerative disease affects your ability to control aspects of your body like movement and balance. Eventually, you can also lose control over involuntary functions like breathing and heart rhythms. Many neurodegenerative disorders get passed through genetics, while others develop because of long-term drug or alcohol abuse. Springfield Wellness Center provides NAD treatment…

woman deals with the earliest signs of anxiety disorder

Early Signs of Anxiety Disorder

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with an addiction to have underlying mental health disorders. Many people with anxiety disorder have no idea that the problem exists. They may turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of self-medicating the symptoms of anxiety. That’s why programs for substance use disorders should provide treatment for anxiety…

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Types of Neurodegenerative Diseases

There are numerous types of neurodegenerative diseases. These are conditions in which the nerve cells in the brain or the peripheral nervous system does not function the way it should. Over time, these cells die. There is no cure for any of these conditions. However, some treatments may help slow down their progression, ensuring the…

woman struggles with addiction and depression

What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction

What are the causes of addiction? There are many potential causes, including environmental and genetic factors. Mental health conditions are some of the most common causes of addiction. Disorders such as anxiety and depression become so hard to manage that people turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with them and manage the symptoms they…

an example of drugs that cause drug cravings

Where Do Drug Cravings Come From?

Drug cravings can happen to many people who are using drugs and alcohol consistently. When addiction cravings occur, that generally means a person is facing dependence on a drug. That’s a dangerous situation that requires treatment as soon as possible. Benzo addiction, illicit drug use, alcoholism, and others can cause these drug cravings. Let Springfield…

woman struggles with mental health in the winter

Maintaining Mental Health During the Winter

The winter blues are somewhat common. While many people feel a bit unmotivated or uninspired during the winter months, these feelings are more profound for others. In this case, a person may be struggling with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is a mental health disorder that can interfere with day to day life, activities,…