Understanding the complexities of substance abuse and the path to recovery requires both a global lens in how our culture responds to and treats addiction, as well as taking an individualistic approach in understanding each person and their narrative.
Addiction can cross many borders and manifest through many avenues. More commonly, it’s thought to mean an abuse of drugs or alcohol, or even an addiction to gambling. A lesser discussed and researched topic, however, is that of an addiction to sex and/or pornography.
In a culture that seems increasingly food-conscious and sugar-obsessed, the conversations surrounding food addictions and the biological components to obsessive eating have become more frequent, as well as more informed.
The Highland Clinic Ophthalmology recently announced their advancement in surgical glaucoma procedures when Dr. Bruce Henderson became the first surgeon in the Ark-La-Tex to perform the insertion of a Xen Glaucoma Drainage Device for glaucoma treatment.
Those six-month dentist visits may not be a fan favorite, but they’re critical in preventing tooth decay. Tooth decay, also known as cavities, is caused by a breakdown of the enamel. Though oral hygiene is important at all stages of life, the two-a-day flossing and brushing can get lost in the busyness of adult daily life.