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The Vitamin Cure for Alcoholism: Orthomolecular Treatment of Addictions
Alcoholics suffer from a nutrient deficiency, especially vitamin B3. This work outlines the nutritional factors proven successful in treating alcoholism. It can help those who suffer from alcohol addiction, their friends and loved-ones, and those in the relevant helping professions.
Kindle Edition, 230 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Basic Health Publications, Inc.
(first published April 24th 2009)
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This was a really quick read. Lots of anecdotes you could skim between the main ideas. I followed the principle of the protocol and quit sugar cold turkey with zero withdrawals. Vit C, Niacin, B12, and Vit D after meals for a few days. Cheap and easy enough.
Great book! Dr. Hoffer wasn't just a psychiatrist, but he also earned bachelor's and master's degrees in agriculture chemistry. Dr. Hoffer had a Ph.D. in biochemistry as well. He not only used this high vitamin method to treat addictions, but schizophrenia as well! It is a great book for anyone looking for help. I read it years after I quit drinking, and don't follow the vitamin therapy protocal. I don't feel that I need it. I am attempting to eat more of a traditional foods diet. Mostly using N ...more