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When you hear “craving,” do you think sweet, salty…or serotonin?

We all experience cravings from time to time – a piece of fudge, one more handful of potato chips, or another slice of that heavenly apple pie. These cravings might not be due to the temptation of all the goodies … Continue reading

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Recreational substance use and neurotransmitters

Nervous system imbalances can lead to cravings, such as the desire to abuse recreational substances.   However, engaging in recreational substance use can also lead to changes in nervous system function and ultimately nervous system imbalances. A number of neurotransmitters have … Continue reading

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