Month: July 2015

What 9 common drugs including caffeine, weed, and booze do to your brain

Marijuana A puff of this, and the world transforms into a colorful kaleidoscope of dancing patterns and waves of sound; a sip of that, and the muscles in your body relax like jello.

We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.

So what exactly are these drugs doing to the brain to prompt these feelings?

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How to Beat Sugar Addiction

How to beat sugar addictionRefined sugar is unbelievably addictive. Professor Hoebel of Princeton Universityfound that “sugar stimulates receptors to activate the same pathways that are stimulated directly by drugs such as heroin or morphine.” The Journal of Psychoactive Drugsstated in a study published in 2010 that ‘Sugar addiction” follows the same pathways in the brain that a habit-forming drug does. Sugar addiction is a difficult habit to break for many people, especially when the body and digestive tract become so overrun with yeast, candida, parasites and other sugar-loving bacteria that not eating sugar triggers intense withdrawal symptoms.    (more…)

Married to Medicine Season 2 Episode 5 Recap [Full Episode]

Married to Medicine Season 3 Episode 5
Married to Medicine Season 3 Episode 5

Married to Medicine Season 2 Episode 5 was pretty slow compared to last weeks episode.  Dr’ Jackie’s home visit was rather silly.  She seems to struggle for storyline though I applaud her ability to keep things classy for the past three seasons.  (more…)

RHOA Special 100th Episode Recap [Full Episode]

RHOA Special 100th Episode
RHOA Special 100th Episode

RHOA Special 100th Episode was quite nostalgic and really reminded me just why and how the show became so popular.  They even dug former Housewife, Deshawn Snow out from obscurity.  (more…)

50 Cent Ordered to Pony-Up $5 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit

50 Cent & Rick RossBoth 50 Cent and Rick Ross have had their fair share of legal problems of late; however, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s are hitting him hard in the pockets after a judge ordered him to pay $5 million to Ross’ baby mama in a sex tape lawsuit.  (more…)

Cosby’s not the only pervert in Hollywood that police overlook

Bill CosbyThe spotlight this week from mainstream media has been heavily focused on Bill Cosby, and for good reason.  Cosby has been the subject of several dozen allegations from women who stated that he drugged and raped them over the course of 40 years.  While there is no physical evidence that any of the assaults occurred, the extraordinary number of allegations is beyond mind-boggling.   (more…)