Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by the compulsive use of a substance in spite of increasingly dangerous consequences. If you have an addiction, your thoughts and behaviors are distorted and lead to poor decision-making. Abnormalities in your brain lead to the intense cravings that make recovery challenging.
What Causes Addiction?
The reason that some people become addicted to certain substances and others don’t isn’t fully understood. However, medical researchers have identified certain risk factors for addiction, including:
- Genetics and family history of addiction
- History of abuse
- Other mental health disorders
These risk factors don’t necessarily mean that you’ll suffer from addiction, simply that you may be more likely to become addicted to habit-forming substances.
How Does Addiction Affect A Person’s Life?
The abuse of alcohol and other drugs can cause significant changes to your brain function, compromising the areas of your brain responsible for decision-making, judgment, learning, and impulse control.
- Social problems
- Performance issues at work or school
- Engaging in dangerous or destructive behaviors
- Spending money you don’t have on the addictive substance
- Withdrawal symptoms when you can’t get the substance
Fortunately, addiction is treatable. Dr. Cox and his team believe you deserve an abundant life and can help you recover from both the physical and mental aspects of addiction.
How is addiction treated?
Dr. Cox and the team at Bridgeway Institute offer a unique approach to treating addiction. Your treatment centers around nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) therapy which improves the cellular function of your body. In addition to minimizing your withdrawal symptoms, NAD therapy provides increased energy and clarity of mind.
As your body detoxes with NAD therapy, ultraviolet light therapy, infrared sauna, and mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy, you attend one-to-one and group counseling sessions. The clarity of mind provided by your NAD-centered treatments helps you focus on learning to make healthier choices.
Once you’ve completed your recovery program, Dr. Cox facilitates your transition to a program designed to help you maintain sobriety and adjust to your lifestyle, remaining dedicated to health and wellness.
What are the Benefits of NAD-centered Treatments for Addiction?
NAD-centered treatment improves your health at a cellular level, enabling optimal functionality and reducing your withdrawal symptoms. This approach also reduces your cravings and improves your mental clarity, energy, and commitment to recovery.
Dr. Cox and his team at Bridgeway Institute customize your treatment plan to include the therapies you need to recover and move toward a healthier lifestyle.
If you’re struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction and want to lead a clean and healthy lifestyle, consider the unique treatment program at Bridgeway Institute. team provide NAD-centered treatments to improve your health and wellness at a cellular level and help you become free from the bonds of addiction.
Call or schedule a consultation online today to learn how this unique approach to treating addiction can help you.
*Individual results may vary
Caring and Knowledgeable StaffMy experience at the Bridgeway Institute was one of a healing nature that was long overdue. I am very relieved to have finally found a therapeutic process after exploring numerous other outlets. The clinical director, Jeanne, as well as the entire staff, were very welcoming, professional, and knowledgeable; they treat each case on a personal level. It was a refreshing change from the intensity that the 12-step program can possibly ignite.
This is a clinic that delivers on all levels.I received NAD/UVlrx treatment. The treatment was effective and the care given was beyond description. I highly recommend.
Bridgeway Saved My LifeI waited a month after my 10 day NAD treatment to write this review. I still feel great, so here’s the bottom line: this treatment and everyone at Bridgeway saved my life. That’s a fact. I had been to more than 20 different traditional rehabs and checked into those 20+ more than 30 times total. And at the end of the day, this treatment restored me the point where I have HOPE and ENERGY. I’m not advocating against traditional in-patient rehab, I’m advocating FOR NAD. Do NAD first. It saved my life. Period. And if you can’t get to Bridgeway (which I highly recommend) then find another top-notch facility and do it.
One Of The Best Experiences EverJeanne is so caring and attentive. She provides support in so many ways to include spirituality. She is amazing. The NAD really made a big difference for me. I feel so much better. My cognitive functions have improved and my overall feeling of wellness has improved. Loved it.
Saved My LifeAs an opiate addict, I was extremely fearful of withdrawal symptoms. Had I known that it would have been this easy I would have used NAD+ to detox a long time ago.
I had a choice to change my futureAt age 18 I was lost, seeking to fill my void with any and every substance that would change my mood. Because of my battle with substance abuse, I lost myself, my child, my freedom. I had lost everything. When I was finally willing to do whatever it took to escape my fate, I accepted an offer of help from my mom. She had found a wellness center that used NAD to treat substance abuse. For the first 4 days I went through the detox process and the only symptom I had was nausea. On day 5 I woke up feeling like a new person. Today, I no longer crave or even think about using. My thoughts are clear and rational. I had a choice to change my future, because now, I have one. The power is not mine, it is all in the Glory of God. With His gift of free will, I always know I have a choice
Finally Free From DepressionHaving battled depression all of my life, I had tried every psychotropic medication on the market. Because of this treatment approach, that integrates medication, nutraceuticals, laser, and unconditional love, I am gratefully living my life free from the oppression of depression.
I feel AMAZING!After 10 days of IV treatment, I received an “eraser effect” I have to remind myself that I use to be alcohol dependent.