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Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 8, 2020 If you have used drugs and alcohol, gone through treatment, and started on the path to recovery, you have achieved a great deal. Yet, it will always be necessary to work on maintaining this clarity and sobriety. Your mental health and addiction

Staying in Recovery While Practicing Social Distancing

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 20, 2020 As the country works together to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many are encouraging the practice of social distancing. However, for those in recovery, social distancing can often bring more questions coupled with anxiety than answers and calmness. Those in addiction recovery

Recovery From Addiction is Possible

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 13, 2019 It’s possible to recover from addiction. No matter what you’ve been told in the past, you can get better. You may have tried before and been unsuccessful with recovery. We understand how frustrating that can be. It’s demoralizing and can make you

What is a Recovery Community?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 5, 2019 Many people have the misconception that once you or your loved one completes treatment, they go back to the regular lives they were living prior to getting clean and sober. While part of that may be true, apart from returning to your

Quitting Cigarettes Improves Chances of Beating Drug or Alcohol Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 5, 2017 Cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year or one of every five deaths. Smoking is especially prevalent among people with substance use disorders. While cigarette

How to Train Your Psoas

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 6, 2017 Do you know someone who has unexplained low back pain? Do they spend most of their day sitting? The problem could lie with the featured muscle of this week’s Muscle Monday: the psoas. The psoas works alongside the iliacus to flex the

Importance of Cardiovascular Exercise In The Fight Against Mental Illness And Addiction

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 2, 2017 February is known throughout the country as “Heart Month”. More important than Valentine’s Day and love interests, February distinguishes itself from the focus on cardiovascular health and wellness. With regards to addiction recovery, the importance of heart health is exponential. A commonality

Love Your Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 1, 2017 Being in recovery is something you should be proud of. It didn’t just happen overnight. You had to work for it and even when times got tough, you stuck it out, sucked it up, and kept fighting the good fight. Even through

Avoiding the Snake in the Treatment Center Grass

By Ashley Harms Ashley Harms Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 19, 2017 No matter where in the United States you live, you’ve probably seen a commercial, heard a radio advertisement, or seen something on the internet about getting help for alcohol or drug addiction. These include some promising that the patient be cured after

Training Your Internal and External Obliques

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 16, 2017 Much of life’s activities involve one key movement: rotation. For our bodies to properly rotate, the responsibility falls on the obliques and quadratus lumborum. This week’s Muscle Monday will be packed with information because of the focus on three different muscles. Fortunately, the actions performed