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The Science of Addiction and Its Conflicting Pleasures

Addiction is a disease.

There isn’t just 1 cause of addiction.

Addiction is a disease. It usually begins as a teenager, or even a child. It’s very similar to other diseases; is blocks the regular, healthy systems of the related organs, resulting in serious, hazardous consequences. Diseases can be diagnosed and are treatable, but are more likely to be reversed the earlier they are discovered. Diseases don’t typically go away by themselves.

Like many other diseases, its impossible to narrow down a single factor to blame when trying to resolve why a person became addicted to drugs.

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