Last Modified on Jun 09, 2015
Addiction counseling and self-help groups are probably the most effective ways to break the cycle of addition. It's not easy to do on your own! (Please note, not all addiction treatment centers or programs are of equal therapeutic value. Do your research when choosing an addiction center or counselor.) However, home remedies can help relieve withdrawal symptoms and help your body recover after you've kicked an addiction. Hypnotherapy is one alternative health treatment frequently mentioned to cure addiction, particularly for cigarettes and nicotine. Supplements that support brain function such as 5-HTP and natural home remedies like cold shower therapy have also shown promise to help those with addiction issues.
Continue reading below for suggestions from Earth Clinic readers who have tried various supplements and inexpensive home remedies to help break addiction patterns.
[YEA] Help to stop drinking: I have had difficulty with alcohol consumption for years, did not drink every day but when I did I did to excess.Then a friend sugessted 5-HTP which has greatly reduced my desire to drink and when I do I have a few and just get that feel that I dont want any more.I take 200mg 5-HTP at bedtime and 100mg in morning both on empty stomach. I now sleep great feel, calm and just drink socially now like those without drinking issues.
Replied by Pharmtech212
Houston, Texas, United States