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What is worse for addiction, the drug or the routine?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
6 doctors agree
In brief: Both
Both the choice of addiction and the habits.

In brief: Both
Both the choice of addiction and the habits.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: The Routine but.....
What makes addiction bad, is alcohol inheriantly bad, is oxycotin inheriantly bad.
No they are not, it is what these chemicals cause people to do with addictions. "they are but a symptom of the disease" borrowed from aa. Yes they drive the addicts routine but it is that routine or lifestyle that causes all the problems. And not all addictions involve drugs but can be just as destructive.

In brief: The Routine but.....
What makes addiction bad, is alcohol inheriantly bad, is oxycotin inheriantly bad.
No they are not, it is what these chemicals cause people to do with addictions. "they are but a symptom of the disease" borrowed from aa. Yes they drive the addicts routine but it is that routine or lifestyle that causes all the problems. And not all addictions involve drugs but can be just as destructive.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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