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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Why are DRUGS so hard to Quiet ?

It is an awesome video everyone should watch .It is produced by NIH National Institute Of Drug Abuse. It explains in a simple way ,what is addiction? Why it is hard to quiet addiction to drugs like Alcohol ,Nicotine,Internet as well s sex etc. Addiction is not a curse or something that is caused by some Demons or Evil Spirit.It is in fact a disease .A disease That affects the brain. A disease that affects the reward center of the brain. Many people fail to overcome addiction by failing to keep up there decision to stop alcohol and so on.It is not because they are weak hearted nor they are under the hilarious slavery of so called diabolic spirits. But because they have acquired neuropsychatric disorder that affects the neurotransmitter system of reward center of brain located in the Limbic cortex.More specifically speaking drugs develop addiction by flooding the circuits of reward center with a neurotransmitter called Dopamine. It is a neurotransmitter present in regions of brain responsible for mediating emotion, cognition, feeling of pleasure and motivation. The overstimulation of this system, which rewards our natural behaviors, produces the euphoric effects sought by people who abuse drugs and teaches them to repeat the behavior.