Harm Reduction

Alcohol, Nutrition and Your Gut: Nurturing the Optimum Conditions for Success in Alcohol Reduction

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By Ali Wilde Malnutrition is common among people who use alcohol to excess, with many of those struggling with addiction consuming high volumes of calories with little nutritional benefit. This presents something of a Catch-22 for optimal recovery, which requires the treatment of biochemical imbalances that create barriers to recovery. A process of biochemical repair is…

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A medical solution to alcohol addiction

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The following was written by WK and used with permission for Global Sinclair Method Awareness Day. It has not been edited in any form. As someone who went through the 12 Step Rehab thing, I find it insane that I was never told about a method like TSM. Even after a hospital stay for seizures…

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Navigating Dry January While on the Sinclair Method

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Every January we hear the same question – “Should I attempt Dry January (or ‘Dryuary’ as it is also known) while I’m on the Sinclair Method (TSM)?” The Good There are many benefits to beginning a new year without alcohol. If you have wined, dined, and celebrated your way though the holiday season, abstaining from…

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TSM: Hacking alcohol recovery

It seems everybody loves a good life hack. Human beings have a tendency to pack way too much into an average day, so anything we can do streamline our lives and reclaim time can feel like a miracle. In this respect, recovery from alcohol use disorder is not much different. We’ve compiled some tips that…

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Drink Yourself Sober

A guest post written by Patrick McNichol (used with permission) 88,000. That’s equivalent to twenty-nine 9/11 terrorist attacks. It’s about one person in the Buffalo Metro every day. This is how many people die as a result of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the US each year, according to the National Institute of Alcoholism and…

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Drink Reduction Over Time

The C Three Foundation conducted a random, anonymous survey of 100 people using the Sinclair Method (TSM). People were invited to participate through email, social media, and the Options Save Lives forum. While we will unveil all of the results and insights on June 12, 2017 to celebrate four years of helping people achieve lasting…

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The Sinclair Method (TSM) is a process

It seems that almost every single day we hear some variation of the same question that ends like this—“Does this mean the Sinclair Method (TSM) isn’t working for me?” The question typically follows a short explanation that follows a standard pattern: I’ve recently started TSM. It’s been (insert range of time between a day and…

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FDA Draft Guidance is Reason to Celebrate

On February 11, 2015 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research issued a draft guidance that would allow the reduction of harmful drinking to be considered a successful outcome in clinical trials. Read the full draft: Alcoholism: Developing Drugs for Treatment…

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