Month: March 2022

Is Addiction Genetic?

Addiction isn’t solely a genetic condition, but your genes can play a role in how likely you are to develop a substance use disorder. But your genes are not your destiny.

What Are Neurotransmitters? What Role Do They Play In Addiction?

When influenced by addictive substances, neurotransmitters can drive nerve cells to behave a certain way or prevent them from functioning correctly. Both of these actions can unintentionally contribute to addiction.

Are Mental Health Disorders Genetic?

There is no single cause for mental health disorders but research shows that your genes and family history can be contributing factors.