Addiction: Food, Sugar, Medication




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Addiction or Dependence Syndrome is defined as:

as being a cluster of physiological, behavioral, and cognitive phenomena in which the use of a substance or a class of substances takes on a much higher priority for a given individual than other behaviors that once had greater value. World Health Organization

Substance abuse refers to the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. Psychoactive substance use can lead to dependence syndrome – a cluster of behavioural, cognitive, and physiological phenomena that develop after repeated substance use and that typically include a strong desire to take the drug, difficulties in controlling its use, persisting in its use despite harmful consequences, a higher priority given to drug use than to other activities and obligations, increased tolerance, and sometimes a physical withdrawal state.

SUGAR ADDICTION:

For more information to help regarding Sugar Addiction please click the links below:

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/np50023a013?journalCode=jnprdf

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889157506001827

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71eAkmUYrDQ

A Zen’s Tea Favorite video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCUbvOwwfWM

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Emotional Health




Every holiday season our goal is to offer more than high quality organic loose leaf teas but content that contributes to your over all health.
 Signs of Emotional Wellness
Having the ability to talk with someone about your emotional concerns and share your feelings with others
Saying “no” when you need to without feeling guilty
Feeling content most of the time
Feeling you have a strong support network i.e. people in your life that care about you
Being able to relax
Feeling good about who you are
Emotional wellness content above is brought to you by The University of New Hampshire Health & Wellness.
Can tea help with Emotions?
Not exactly. We human beings can be over whelmed with emotion. For some, the thought of being sick can paralyze. If you have fought a cold, virus, or cancer you may have experienced emotional discomfort. Did you know there is scientific evidence for this?
This disgust of pathogen-avoidance is an emotion that motivates avoidance of cues associated with pathogens, thereby reducing infection. summary quote-
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1090513819302429
Drinking organic herbal remedies aka tea can help you fight of the common cold.
Our goal for this holiday season is to offer more than high quality organic loose leaf teas but content that contributes to your over all health. We hope you enjoy our series. If you have any questions about emotional health or topics you would like covered please email info@zenstea.com

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