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Evidence of Abundance #9: Curing Addiction and Disease

Below are two powerful graphs in "Health Abundance" I wanted to share this week.<p>First is the massive reduction in smoking from 45 percent in the 1960s to 25 percent today. The bad news is that smoking is still the #1 preventable cause of death in the United States. Cigarette smoking causes more …

Sex 'Addiction' Isn't a Guy Thing

Lack of research and knowledge about female hypersexuality stem from the double standard that men always want sex and women never do. Some women instead refer to their condition as "love addiction" or "relationship addiction."<p>“Hypersexual Disorder” came <i>very close</i> to being added to the DSM-V, the …

I Was a Female Sex Addict

"When I found myself naked, with three or four strangers touching me at a time, part of me wondered what was happening in my brain that caused me to continually seek out these experiences. Why couldn't I just spend Saturday night on the couch watching a movie?"<p>I'm wearing a sheer bra and lace …

Mental Health

Scientists probe 'sex addict' brains

<b>The first study to investigate brain activity in "sex addicts" has uncovered remarkable similarities with people addicted to drugs.</b><p>There is some controversy about whether people can become addicted to sexual behaviours, including watching porn.<p>University of Cambridge researchers performed brain …

In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction

LONDON (Reuters) - Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effect drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday - but that doesn’t necessarily mean porn is addictive.<p>Although there are no precise figures, experts in the field believe as many as one …