I know how hard it is to stop smoking or stop the sugar cravings, and I can only imagine how difficult it may be to stop drinking alcohol or taking prescription medication that is addictive and worse. Did you know that acupuncture can stimulate the part of the brain that releases endorphins? Endorphins get released when we are enjoying something very much … even though it may not be good for us (i.e. addictive habits). This article I found is great for explaining how a simple acupuncture treatment protocol can help with cessation of addictive habits that otherwise can be more challenging to “quit.” A study was conducted with more.