Life Process Program Blog
Articles relating to Food Addiction.
Is there a pill for food addiction?
Dr. Peele, As someone struggling with food addiction, I have been exploring various treatment options to help me regain control over my eating habits. While doing so, I stumbled upon your website and have been pouring through all the...read more
Can the New Magic Pills for Weight Loss Solve Food Addiction Treatment
For the first time, drugs are being introduced that control and limit weight in a new way, without stimulants. The most notable of these are Wegovy and Ozempic, brand names for semaglutide. At the Life Process Program (LPP), we...read more
Dealing with “Triggers” and Avoiding Relapse
The Life Process Program approaches everything as a life journey, that is as a process. LPP doesn’t see an individual “triggering” thing or event “causing” you to relapse. If you move your life in a positive direction, you will...read more
Why Addiction Can Be Difficult to Overcome (and why you will still succeed)
It can be difficult for some people to hear about how so many people drink or take drugs without problems, or becoming addicted. Or, on the other hand, to learn how many overcome addiction in the course of time,...read more
Food Addiction Treatment: The Life Process Program Approach
When we consider drug addiction and alcoholism, we understand that no one needs to use these substances. But how can someone be addicted to a life essential, like the food we eat? An addiction exists when something fills an...read more
Why It Doesn’t Make Sense To Call Addiction A Disease
We frequently hear from people who say: “I drink too much sometimes, but I don’t think I’m an alcoholic. And I don’t want to stand up and talk about myself in front of a group. Is there any other...read more
The Diseased States of America
Calling addictions diseases is driving us all crazy I usually watch Morning Joe, MSNBC’s early-morning news program, while working out at the Park Slope YMCA. First, I have to confess, I have used my visits to the Y to...read more
The Meaning of Addiction: Is Eating Addictive?
The idea that addiction has a “meaning” seems strange — haven’t they discovered “addiction” in a PET scan in a laboratory at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)? It’s either there or it’s not, right? Not actually. Here’s...read more