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ADDICTION AS A DISEASE AND NOT A CHOICE Most of us say that addiction is a matter of choice and not a disease. We must consider addiction as a disease when somebody is out of control or reaches a point where he/she cannot live without the addictive substance. yogi360.com

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ADDICTION AS A DISEASE AND NOT A CHOICE • Most of us say that addiction is a matter of choice and not a disease. • This is true in the initial stages of addiction. • We must consider addiction as a disease when somebody is out of control or reaches a point where he/she cannot live without the addictive substance. • At this point, the person has lost the power of choice and has a tendency to relapse into the way of addiction to stay and normal. • Recently, many people are falling a prey to various addictions and are wasting their life by indulging in these substance addictions. • They get addicted to a substance even after knowing the harmful effects because it gives them temporary satisfaction and helps them in stress-relief. yogi360.com


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UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION

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UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION • Addiction is a behaviour where you know a particular substance is detrimental to your health but you still cannot stop engaging in it. • When you feel a strong and uncontrollable urge to take a substance, you know you are addicted. • there are several types of addiction that a person can go through and each of these addictions have their own harmful effects on the human brain and health. • Some people can be addicted to drinking and some can be addicted to gambling. Here are a few different types of addictions that we come across in our daily life.

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UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION 1. Substance Addiction: In this type of addiction, a user usually craves a drug substance like cocaine, alcohol, tobacco, etc. and finds himself/herself unable to complete a day without indulging once in it. 2. Impulse control Addiction : A lot of people often engage in gambling, stealing, assaults, etc. on a regular basis without any provocative situation. 3. Behavioral Addiction: Such type of addiction usually includes shopping, eating, sex, working, exercising, and so on. yogi360.com


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WHY DO PEOPLE BECOME ADDICTED?

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WHY DO PEOPLE BECOME ADDICTED • There are many factors involved in an addiction, i.e., your genetics, environment, mental health, etc. • Many people get addicted to a substance because of their genetics. • When exposed to a certain drug or behaviour, their genetic traits come into effect and end up controlling your behaviour and response to a particular substance. • Sometimes peer pressure or family troubles could also increase your chances of being addicted. • If you suffer from a mental disease, then you might use drugs or another form of addiction to self-heal yourself. yogi360.com


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HOW YOGA CAN STOP ADDICTION

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HOW YOGA CAN STOP ADDICTION • Yoga is one of the best drugs to achieve satisfaction and happiness and can help people in getting rid of their other harmful addictions like smoking, drinking, gambling, etc. • Yoga will give you everything that substance addiction offers you but without the side effects like nausea, headache, depression, loneliness, etc. • Practicing Yoga every day can help in relieving all the stress and can make you relax and enjoy your surroundings. • If you are able to calm your mind and are able to open up your consciousness then you would see there is no need in indulging in an addiction in order to feel good. • Yoga can also help you in differentiating between the good and the bad and can help you stand up against peer pressure. yogi360.com

Addiction As A Disease And Not A Choice  

Most of us say that addiction is a matter of choice and not a disease. This is true in the initial stages of addiction. We must consider add...

Addiction As A Disease And Not A Choice  

Most of us say that addiction is a matter of choice and not a disease. This is true in the initial stages of addiction. We must consider add...

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