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Relationship Between Instant Dopamine and Addiction and Earned Dopamine

The Relationship Between Instant Dopamine and Addiction and Earned Dopamine and Recovery

Reading Time: 4 Minutes What do drugs, alcohol, sex, social media, and food all have in common? They all create the same “instant feel good” response in our brains. Fueled by the neurotransmitter dopamine, pleasurable activities significantly impact our brains’ reward and motivation center. Dopamine is a brain chemical (neurotransmitter) released from your nucleus accumbens, a tiny structure within […]

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