How Alcohol Can Cause Weight Gain

Serenity Vista Alcohol Treatment - How Alcohol Causes Weight Gain

One of the first signs of an alcohol problem can be a few extra pounds around the waist, affectionately known as a “beer belly”. People often decide to stop drinking because of weight gain. But why does drinking alcohol result in weight gain in most people, in the first place? In this article, we’ll discuss 7 reasons that alcohol can make people gain weight. 1.  Alcohol is an Appetite Stimulant In France, it is customary to have a glass of wine before your meal as an appetite stimulant. An “aperitif” may sound posh, but reframed, it’s simply moldy grapes that will add a lot of extra weight to your life. The BBC reported that: “Alcohol switches the brain into starvation mode, increasing hunger and appetite.” The study was produced by Francis Crick Institute and University College London and showed that…

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Founder’s Story

Founders, John & Jane Derry sail to Panama to develop Serenity Vista rehab

Founding Director’s Story Background John Derry, B.Sc.Phm., M.A., is Founding Director of Serenity Vista. He has an impressive track record of success throughout an extensive professional career spanning pharmacy, addiction, and management leadership.  John is a licensed Canadian pharmacist and holds a Master of Arts degree in Addiction Counseling from the world-leading Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Read more about John’s professional background here. Driven by Passion John’s passion in life is to help others experience joy in living their fullest potential. John is a devoted father and husband, and role models what he teaches through his own life. John’s life is a manifestation of his values and ongoing journey of spiritual exploration and development. The establishment of Serenity Vista is a reflection of this passion and life journey. John is originally from Canada where he developed a successful career…

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Treatment for Alcohol, Nicotine and Other Drugs in Panama

let go and let god

Quality Addiction Treatment For Alcohol, Nicotine and Other Drugs in Panama Discovering that you or a loved one have a problem with alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, other drugs, or sex and gambling can be a very upsetting event. Most likely you never imagined in your wildest dreams that you or your loved one would become an addict. You’ve been successful in so many other areas of your life, right? A ‘take charge’ kind of guy, work hard and play hard. But, little by slowly this picture of success becomes a little shabbier at the edges. Secrets. Shame. Guilt. Remorse.  Living a double life, fear of being caught, perhaps feeding the fire of organized crime? What? That’s not what you signed up for! You just want to have a good life! You love your family. I don’t want to be an addict!! I…

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Serenity Vista Overview in Spanish / Español

Información en Español Bienvenido Si estas sufriendo de Alcohol, Nicotina u otra adicción a drogas y estas en busca de una rehabilitación de drogas o Tratamiento para la adicción al alcohol, existe una ayuda disponible aquí en Panamá. El programa Serenity Vista se encuentra ubicado en Boquete, en el área de Jaramillo Arriba. Nos encontramos en una linda y estable residencia Panameña con casi una hectárea de relajantes jardines y arboles frutales. Es el lugar adecuado para curar la adicción. Es un lugar para volver a ser el hombre o mujer que quieres ser. Tenga en cuenta que este resumen se presenta en español, aunque el programa se lleva a cabo principalmente en Inglés en este momento. El Ingles es el idioma primario El Programa Serenity Vista es ofrecido en Ingles por este momento. Si usted tiene un entendimiento básico del lenguaje…

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