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Dr. Howard Wetsman: On Ending Addiction in America

Dr. Howard Wetsman: On Ending Addiction in America

May 4, 2020

Howard Wetsman, MD is an Addiction Psychiatrist who has pioneered the treatment of addiction as a primary complex biological illness regardless of reward involved. He has been using genetics to guide the treatment of patients for over 10 years in various capacities.

He currently blogs at genedsystems.com and medium.com and has a web series on YouTube called Ending Addiction.

Follow Dr. Howard Wetsman:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/addictiondocMD 

Website: https://genedsystems.com/ 

Medium: https://medium.com/@addictiondocMD 

“The drug isn’t the agent that causes addiction”- Dr. Howard Wetsman

Top takeaways:

  • Why addiction should be classified as an illness.
  • The role of dopamine in accelerating and decelerating addiction.
  • Why drugs aren’t the cause of addiction.
  • The genetic components that affect addiction levels.

Key Moments:

  • [1:28] What did Dr. Howard learn in medical school about alcoholism?
  • [4:00] Why he uses the term illness when defining addiction.
  • [6:13] The story of addiction and where it began in America.
  • [8:14] The power of chemical dopamine release, its functions, and how its contribution to addiction.
  • [16:04] Dr. Howard’s mission of making addiction not a problem in America since there’s no sophisticated medicine for the illness.
  • [20:37] How he made a solution for addiction and why he believes nobody cares about it.
  • [23:22] He shares his views on ASAM’s decision of coming up with another definition of addiction.
  • [27:30] Why we need to work on our attachment on drugs and not the drug itself.
  • [32:21] He explains the genetic component that affects dopamine which in turn affects addiction.
  • [39:53] Do drugs really cause addiction?
  • [43:07] Why cocaine in itself doesn’t release dopamine.

 

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Daily Community Meetup 3/16 with Brent Pease of The Kyle Pease Foundation

Daily Community Meetup 3/16 with Brent Pease of The Kyle Pease Foundation

March 16, 2020

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Notes on Nonsense: A Small Rant + Binge Eating is Nonsense

Notes on Nonsense: A Small Rant + Binge Eating is Nonsense

February 10, 2020

Notes on Nonsense: Binge Eating Nonsense. The newest weekly episode with Meredith Atwood: part life-hacks, part truth-telling, and a celebration of the new book, The Year of No Nonsense.

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Notes on Nonsense: Mondays are Bullsh*t

Notes on Nonsense: Mondays are Bullsh*t

November 18, 2019

Notes on Nonsense: Mondays are Bullshit

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92: The Best of the Same 24 Hours: Some of the Greatest Advice You’ll Ever Hear

92: The Best of the Same 24 Hours: Some of the Greatest Advice You’ll Ever Hear

December 19, 2018

As we near the end of 2018, I put together a powerful compilation of some of the best advice from the guests on The Same 24 Hours Podcast. *Listener Warning*

In this episode, you will hear treasures and snippets from the amazing Tony Hawk (Episode 88), Dr. Shefali (35), Laila Ali (73), Melissa Hartwig (68), Dr. Aviva Romm (39), Lizzie Velasquez (65),  Lauren Zander (22), David Leite (17), the Pease Brothers (4, 26), Chrissie Wellington (60), Jeff Galloway (18), Mike Reilly (46), Randy Spelling (53), James Lawrence (57), Anthony Malone (40), Jason Jaksetic (50), Annie Grace (29), Brian MacKenzie (89), Natalia Cohen (27), Kyle Maynard (82) and Shay Eskew (77) (and more!).

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64: Benjamin Hardy: Willpower Doesn’t Work

64: Benjamin Hardy: Willpower Doesn’t Work

March 6, 2018

Ben Hardy is an author and the #1 Writer on Medium.com.  I met Ben at a conference last year, and he listened to me ramble about my scrambly ideas about my second book.  We decided to record a podcast, and the rest is history. The big news is, however, his NEW BOOK is OUT NOW!

The Book: Willpower Doesn't Work

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