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Gaming Disorder prevention plan for the weekends and holidays: How to keep your loved one from vanishing into a gaming disorder

Growing up, I simultaneously loved and hated the holidays. I loved the holidays because it gave me more time to play video games and I got games as holiday gifts. I hated the holidays because of family obligations (family meals, family outings, etc.) when all I wanted to do was game. I would be physically […]

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The 5 uses of video games as parenting tools: How they work and how they backfire to create gaming disorder

Parents want their kids engaged and interested in video games so that video games can be tools for behavior and time-management. The observations below come from multiple interactions with parents, adults who spend time with children, conversations with patients who have game-addicted children, and reflections on my personal history with my parents and my former […]

Gaming Disorder: The 3 definitive (and measurable) signs.

                  How would you know you’re (or someone you care about) plays too many hours of video games? Are you a problem gamer? Do you have gaming disorder? Do you know someone that is? Where would your life be in the next 6-12 months if you gamed less?  […]

personalized gene profiles with Dr. Paul Beaver

Podcast #1: Personalized gene profiles for optimal diet and health – with Dr. Paul Beaver, PhD of Fitgenes, creator of the Carbchoice AMY1 profile

  This was my flagship podcast. I was thrilled to have Dr. Paul Beaver of www.Fitgenes.com as my first guest who is the Chief Science Officer at Fitgenes, a functional genetics lab in Australia. It was a great first episode, and as expected there were a few hiccups along the way with some sound issues, […]

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How to Genetically determine your unique diet – with CarbChoice

This unique presentation covers 16 separate diets, including the latest methodology to determine your diet: Genetics. CarbChoice is a unique genetic test done out of Australia that determines your ‘Carb tolerance’. Learn more by watching the video. There is a special offer at the end of the video.

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How to reverse addictions: A new model for the 21st century

What is root an addiction? Is it genes? Is it habit? Is it one’s childhood? Is it a chemical imbalance? Is it bad luck? Is it a brain disease? Is it an access issue, where the vice is just too easy to access? Is it lack of willpower? This article covers the revolutionary new approach […]

Reset Me with Dr. C

On “Reset Me with Dr. C” (adrenal fatigue podcast) discussing adrenal fatigue and video gaming disorder

So thrilled to be on Dr. Alan Christianson’s “Reset Me with Dr. C”, discussing video games and adrenal fatigue (yes, there is a connection, particularly for the 35+ female crowd that plays a lot of the casual games like candy crush, diner dash, etc.). Listen here, just 16 minutes, on iTunes.

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On the Radio on Video Game Addiction and gaming disorder

I’m on the radio with Heather Morgan discussing video game addiction and gaming disorder.. “BodyTalk Radio” with Heather Morgan: “How to know if you have a video game addiction”   Here’s from Heather’s Facebook page: I’m SO excited to announce that my co-host, Trish Ward fromThePrimeLifeRX, and I will be speaking with Dr. Sam Shay, […]

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Causes of adrenal fatigue

There are multiple causes of adrenal fatigue, both chronic stressors and acute/extreme moments in time. The problem is that both types of stressors are additive. Usually what happens is that people have several chronic stressors for several years, then a major stressful event happens (fired from a job, sudden death in the family, car accident, […]

Which is better for health and performance?

HIIT Vs. Marathoning: Why we lost a family friend to marathoning

I grew up next to Heartbreak Hill, the famous last stretch of the Boston Marathon. I remember when I was about 6, I stood on the corner watching the marathon with my mother. I turned to her and said, “Mommy, why do they look sick?” She (a medical doctor) said, “No, they’re healthy, they are […]

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Why you feel dizzy when you stand up too quickly

It may not be dehydration, but your body’s self-defense mechanism to safe-guard your brain…

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The Work of Byron Katie, in Hamilton, NZ Sept 25 (eve) – Sept 27

“Once you’ve questioned a stressful thought, you don’t have to let go of it. It lets go of you.” —Byron Katie The Work of Byron Katie is coming to Hamilton, NZ for a 2-day workshop from Friday evening (25th) to Sunday evening (27th) of September.  The Work of Byron Katie is an invitation to question […]

Got Gaming Disorder?

Learn to stop gaming disorder now.
Written by a former gamer who
stopped his 25-year gaming disorder.

Get "Unplug from Gaming Disorder" now and get the video & audiobook versions of the ebook as a free gift.

Plus get Dr. Shay's free newsletter, videos, & training on functional health

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