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Some of us can live freely without worrying about the location of our mobile phones, and others can't.

Many of us know the sensation of an empty pocket leading to the terrifying feeling of loss when you can't find your phone, many of us don't. 

For certain people, the thought of not knowing where your phone is or not having it on your person at all times can cause genuine fear and anxiety. The scientific word for this is nomophobia.

If you get the feeling of ice cold dread just imagining the absence of your phone, you may be experiencing this 21st century phobia.

The phrase is an abbreviation for ‘no-mobile-phone phobia’, coined back in 2008 during a study of anxieties experienced by mobile phone users by the Post Office (random?).

Bear in mind that this study is now 11-years-old, but it discovered that 53 percent of phone users in the UK are anxious when they "lose their mobile phone, run out of battery, or have no network coverage".

The phobia is set to be among the largest non-drug addictions of this century, which is staggering.

We can now seemingly carry our entire lives with us in our pocket, whether it's for work, research, medical, business, pleasure, friendship, shopping, maps or just general communication.

While this is incredible advancement, it also means that we've grown to rely on the devices, to the point where some of us even feel chained to them.

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More recently, a 2017 YouGov study revealing that 38 percent of teenagers felt they couldn’t last a single day without their smartphone on them.

Nomophobia isn’t currently in the edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, but has been proposed as a ‘specific phobia’. It's essentially synonymous with smartphone addiction.

The symptoms of nomophobia are similar to that of other addictions, from dependency to a growing panic psychologically when you're without it for too long, sweating, shaking and heart palpitations.

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Addictive behaviour can take it's toll when it comes to emotional and psychological ramifications; low self-esteem, constantly seeking reassurance from phones with social media engagement and a low sense of self-worth.

Treatments include EMDR and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and more scientifically-backed options. Professional help is out there when it comes to nomophobia, believe it or not.

Set yourself small goals, like leaving your phone farther away in terms of proximity and for longer periods. Try giving it to somebody to take care of, a trusted friend or family member.

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Log out of social media apps, or even just turn the notifications off. Silence is key, but it's important for you to realise that social media silence doesn't mean loneliness and isolation. 

Aim for more human connection, and give yourself breaks from technology by going on walks with friends or going for dinner with family. It's all about reliance and feeling okay with being totally alone.

Hypnotherapy is also becoming an increasingly common way to treat addiction, and acupuncture. Nomophobia is a totally irrational fear, seeing as we've survived without phones before and can do it again.

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If you’re giving up or reducing your coffee intake for your New Year's resolutions – my deepest sympathies go out to you.

If you're thinking about cutting the caffeine – listen up, I've already done the hard work and went cold turkey for one long week and here's how I got on.

I must confess that on a good day I will have one or two cups of coffee and on a bad one, that number will creep to three, maybe even four.

So kicking the habit, I knew might be a little bit of a challenge, but I didn’t think it would make a massive difference – oh, those famous last words…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Day one was relatively easy. I had three coffees the day before which might explain the ease of which I got through the day.

However, the next day was an entirely different story. My mood was so low and I was experiencing palpitations.

This was only made worse when I dined out as usually I would order an espresso to round up the meal as it helps digestion

Of course, my little shot of heaven was forbidden, but lucky enough for me, my fellow dinner guests weren't interested in ordering any teas or coffees, so I didn’t feel like I was completely missing out.

Day three, I watched my mother add cream to the expensive coffee I treated the household too. I did everything to distract my brain whilst she expressed just how delicious her coffee was – it was torture.

Our day was scheduled to stop in a coffee shop, but again, I was given a lifeline as thanks to the festive period, they were closed.

Day four was a challenge. I did a coffee run with my mother and I finally caved and had a decaffeinated coffee.

I was hoping the placebo effect would kick in and I would get some sort of buzz – I have no idea why I thought it would work as obviously without the caffeine, coffee quickly loses its appeal and energy boosting properties.

I knocked down the warm brown liquid with a sulky look on my face.

I really thought the reactions people experienced from giving up caffeine were fake. I have since learnt that they are all too real.

Day five was a day I had been dreading the whole week. I was working and I usually rely on coffee to give me my morning energy to get into the office.

I knew my coffee crutch would be very hard to ignore, so I made myself a deal. I wouldn’t go near the kitchen until my shift was finished.

This way my hunger would outweigh my desire for caffeine. Although it’s a method I wouldn’t recommend, it did work and I survived the day without having a breakdown.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Day six and I was STILL experiencing palpations, particularly at night time when they'd come thick and fast. My tactic to get through the day was to constantly distract myself, knowing the experiment wouldn’t last much longer.

One thing I certainly didn’t expect to experience is how much I thought about coffee – not being allowed to have it, made it so much more tempting.

Day seven and I was back working. I kept my head down and powered through the day. Lucky enough for me, a lot of my symptoms had begun to subside and I didn’t feel like total crap. However, I was very much looking forward to finishing the experiment and going back to my relationship with coffee.

The morning had finally arrived and I am not messing – I actually got up earlier to enjoy my cup of coffee AND even treated the family to a coffee run – (though this was mainly out of guilt for being so moody over the week, sorry mum).

It was divine and there’s no way I am ever going back, life is too short not to enjoy at least one coffee a day.

Since giving the challenge a go, I’ve reduced my intake and have been more aware of how much caffeine I am consuming.

Before embarking on a lifestyle change, please contact your doctor first.

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A gorgeous and powerfully vivid collection of essays written by Emilie Pine has won the An Post Book of the Year for 2018.

Notes to Self sees Pine writing on a variety of important moments in her life, including sexual assault, fertility problems, sexism in the academia sector, feminism, depression and addiction.

Published by Tramp Press, the book has been widely read around Ireland since it's publication, and has deeply resonated especially with women nationwide who relate to the stark and emotional work.

Emilie tweeted her joy at hearing the news, writing on Twitter: "Delighted and honoured to win Book of the Year 2018….Thank you to everyone who voted."

She also paid tribute to Tramp Press for commissioning the work, which tugged at the heartstrings of Irish women and men nationwide with it's brutal and visceral honesty.

The An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018 was handpicked by a public vote from a list of category winners which were recently announced at the An Post Irish Book Awards.

The esteemed prize boasts previous winners such as John Crowley's Atlas of the Irish Revolution, written with Donal Ó Drisceoil, Mike Murphy and Dr. John Borgonovo, Solar Bones by Mike McCormack, Academy Street by Mary Costello, The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan, Belinda McKeon's Solace, Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding and Asking For It by Louise O'Neill.

Chairperson of the An Post Irish Book Awards Maria Dickenson said; “Emilie Pine’s Notes to Self was one of the great stories in Irish bookselling in 2018 and I’m delighted that the voting public has chosen it as the An Post Book of the Year."

"The power and honesty of Emilie’s essays have captivated readers, and it’s truly gratifying both to see her talent rewarded and to see an Irish publisher like Tramp Press receive this well-deserved recognition," she continued.

Readers of the book couldn't put the engrossing work down. David McRedmond, CEO of An Post, commented on Emilie's wonderful win,

“2018 was a huge year for Irish writing and no book illustrates better why An Post is delighted to sponsor the Irish Book Awards: Emilie Pine’s book, a challenging read, is deeply human and Irish, emotional and clever. An Post thanks all the voters for engaging with the Awards in such large numbers.”

The An Post Irish Book Awards celebrate and promote Irish writing to a wide range of readers, bringing together a massive community who are passionate about writing. Readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians unite to recognise Irish talent.

Congratulations to Emilie on her deserved achievement, we can't wait to consume her next piece of beautiful and fearless writing.

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It's not news that Demi Lovato has had a ridiculously tough year, following her opioid overdose and subsequent trip to rehab in the past six months. 

After taking time away from the spotlight, the 26-year-old singer has finally returned to the 'gram for an important cause: to encourage her fans to vote in the US mid-term elections.

She posted this today from her polling place:

"I am so grateful to be home in time to vote! One vote can make a difference, so make sure your voice is heard!"

Lovato isn't the only celebrity to display their political standpoints and show their stance, but Demi's is all the more valuable for the struggle she is currently enduring following 90 days of sobriety.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The former child star was admitted to a rehabilitation facility on July 24 after suffering an opioid overdose in her Hollywood Hills mansion, currently on sale for €8.995 million.

She stayed in Beverley Hills hospital for almost two weeks before seeking in-patient treatment for her addiction, which she has suffered with throughout her life, alongside mental illness and eating disorders.

The star entered a treatment facility in 2010 for bipolar disorder, self-harm, addiction and bulimia, but relapsed after leaving the centre. Following this, she entered a sober living facility for a year, and celebrated six years of sobriety in March.

Her July overdose shocked fans and the famous alike. It followed the release of her semi-autobiographical single, Sober in June.

Her previous Instagram post is a selfie from July 23, the day before entering rehab, without a caption. She appears to have been dispelling fan fears that her life had ended as a result of the overdose:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The singer thanked her friends and family for their support during her troubles, and has been silent ever since. Today, she has used her platform to encourage a higher voter turnout.

Her mother, Dianna De La Garza,  has recently spoken out about her daughter's advancement: “Yes, she has 90 days and I couldn’t be more thankful or more proud of her because addiction being a disease, it’s work."

"She’s getting the help she needs. And that, in itself, encourages me about her future and about the future of our family.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 26-year-old singer was spotted by paparazzi out for the first time in Los Angeles last weekend, leading the public to believe that she has finished her stint at an addiction facility.

She went out to dinner with friend and designer Henry Levy, TMZ reported.

Her mother has been especially vocal about how grateful their family is that Demi is alive:

“I just feel like the reason she’s alive today is because of the millions of prayers that went up that day, when everybody found out what was happening,” she said.

“I don’t think she would be here if it hadn’t been for those prayers. I couldn’t have asked for a better team of people to save her life.”

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Frankie Grande, brother to Ariana Grande and star of Big Brother, has penned a heartfelt tribute to the late Mac Miller. 

Having battled with his own sobriety issues, Frankie poured his emotions out in an Instagram caption. 

Mac, who was a platinum-selling musician, was found unresponsive in his LA home last Friday, amid reports of an overdose.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 26-year-old had been in a relationship with Ariana Grande  for almost two years before they split up earlier this year.

In his post, Frankie wrote: 'I am beyond heartbroken over Malcolm’s death. He was a good friend and was wonderful to my sister. He was the reason I went to the rehabilitation centre where I was detoxed safely from all of the drugs alcohol and medications I was taking, when I couldn’t imagine living without them.'

'It was the place where I found the community of support that showed me that living life without drugs was a possibility and I would never have discovered that if it weren’t for Malcolm. I remember when I would get 30, 60, 90 days clean and Malcom would be there with a gift and a card and words of encouragement… telling me that he knew how hard getting sober is and how impressed he was that I was succeeding.'

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Frankie outlined the trauma addiction can cause, to those who are addicted and to their loved ones. 

'Addiction is a TERRIBLE disease… many people are suffering from addiction like I am and many many of them are losing. Those of us who are struggling with addiction must stay strong. We must continue to work HARD on ourselves every single day and help each other. Our disease is strong but WE ARE STRONGER and I vow to work every moment of my life to keep myself sober so that i may be there for others.'

'This is a difficult road but YOU DO NOT HAVE TO TRUDGE IT ALONE.'

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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'To anyone who needs help, help is there. you just need to have the courage to ask, which I know can be EXTREMELY difficult… but when you do I GUARANTEE support will be there. do not be ashamed if you are losing the battle against addiction, shame feeds the disease, humility defeats it. please ask for help! you are NOT ALONE!'

'I am here… and I will continue to be here… for you… Malcom my friend, you will be dearly missed. and I know you will be looking down on me from heaven, proudAF for every day I live my life clean and sober… 453 days and counting.' 

Ariana Grande also posted a tribute to her ex-boyfriend, but it was a silent one – she posted a simple image of the rap artist without a caption five days ago. 

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Kelly Osbourne has always been open about her difficult relationship with alcohol and the effect t ahd on her mental health.

She took to Instagram to mark one year of sobriety in a heartfelt post.

She explains that she had hit a bad period in her life last year and had ''give up on everything'' including herself.

She writes, ''life on life’s terms became to much for me to handle. The only way I knew how to function was to self medicate and go from project to project so I never had to focus on what was really going on with me. Something had to give… and it did.''

 

This past year has been one of the hardest years of my life and I feel it’s time share that with you guys. To cut a long story short things got really dark. I gave up on everything in my life but most of all I gave up on myself. Life on life’s terms became to much for me to handle. The only way I knew how to function was to self medicate and go from project to project so I never had to focus on what was really going on with me. Something had to give… and it did. I have spend the past year truly working on my mind body and soul! I had to take a step out of the public eye away from work and give myself a chance to heal and figure out who the fuck I really am without a camera in my face. I want to take this time to thank my brother @jackosbourne who answered the phone to me one year ago today and picked me up from where I had fallen yet again without judgment. He has held my hand through out this whole process. Thank you to my Mum and Dad for never giving up on me. I love my family with all my heart. Thank you to the friends who have walked the path of sobriety with me I could not have done this with out there love and support. I can’t believe It’s been a year!!! I still don’t know who the fuck I am or what the fuck I want but I can whole heartedly confess that I’m finally at peace with myself and truly starting to understand what true happiness is. I’m sorry if I let anyone down it was just time for me to work on me! I love you guys!

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However, Kelly went on to say that once she realised this, she did the right thing – taking time out to focus on herself.

''I have spend the past year truly working on my mind body and soul! I had to take a step out of the public eye away from work and give myself a chance to heal and figure out who the f*ck I really am without a camera in my face,'' she said. 

The 33-year-old credits her family , including her mum Sharon and dad Ozzy for their part in helping her on teh road to recovery 

However it is her brother Jack – who she has a close bond with – that ''held my hand through out this whole process.''

''I want to take this time to thank my brother @jackosbourne who answered the phone to me one year ago today and picked me up from where I had fallen yet again without judgment. He has . Thank you to my Mum and Dad for never giving up on me. I love my family with all my heart. Thank you to the friends who have walked the path of sobriety with me I could not have done this with out there love and support.''

There was a flood of supportive messages across Instagram and Twitter from fans and friends alike offering words of encouragement and love. 

One wrote, ''it’s more important to make sure you are healthy. Try not to worry about how fans or so-called-fans or haters react. While it may not mean anything since you don’t know me, I’ll say I’m proud of you for finding some solid ground.''

Another said, ''congrats on 1 yr!! That’s a huge accomplishment & you should be proud of yourself!! Keep fighting the good fight, it will be worth it! You are worth it!''

Kelly has spoken out before about her involvement with drugs and how it all began when she was only 13-years-old.  

In an interview with PEOPLE in a 2009 she revealed that following a six-year battle for sobriety that included four visits to rehab, she was was ready to get sober because she had made the choice to do so.  

“For me, it was either I was going to die, or I was going to get help,” Kelly said. 

“I decided that I wanted to live, that life is worth living and that I have an incredible family and friends and why am I allowing myself to be so miserable?”

We're so delighted for Kel and wish her many more years of sobriety – we know she can do it. 

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Demi Lovato has always been open and honest about her struggle with addiction.

Recently, the singer was hospitalised with a suspected overdose.

The 25-year-old was found unconscious at her home in the Hollywood Hills at 11 am on Tuesday, July 24.

In true Demi style, the singer has penned a candid letter, bravely opening up about her latest battle with addiction.

 

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In light of the event, Demi took to Instagram to share her first statement since the incident. 

The superstar began the letter about the realities of fighting the illness, that there is no simple fix to make it vanish.

"I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction. What I've learned is that this illness is not something that disappears or fades with time. It is something I must continue to overcome and have not done yet."

 

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Demi went on to "thank God" that she's alive and well, whilst extending her thanks to all her fans who have offered endless support and love over the last week.

"Your positive thoughts and prayers have helped me navigate through this difficult time," she added.

 

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The singer soon turned her attention to those closest to her and the staff, who she reckons without she wouldn't "be here writing this letter."

Understandably, Demi finished the statement by explaining that her focus will now be on getting better and she is looking forward to the future with the possibility of being 'on the other side.'  

"I now need time to heal and focus on my sobriety and road to recovery. The love you have all shown me will never be forgotten and I look forward to the day where I can say I came out on the other side."

"I will keep fighting," she added.

 

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Her transparency around her battle with addiction is truly admirable.

Demi's bravery and strength are shown throughout the letter and we are sure this attitude will help her on the road to recovery. 

We are wishing her a speedy recovery and hope to see her fighting fit once again. 

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Just two months after checking himself into rehab for drug and alcohol dependence, Ant McPartlin is speaking for the first time about his silent addiction.

The beloved television presenter has revealed how he almost died following a two-year battle with prescription pain relief medication, admitting he would pop pills “willy nilly,” in an effort to keep his pain at a minimum.

His struggle began in 2014 when his pain failed to go away after a knee operation, meaning doctors were forced to prescribe Ant stronger and more addictive pain killers.

The I'm a Celebrity presenter then checked himself into a rehab facility earlier this year after revealing the extent of this problem with his wife, Lisa, and TV co-host, Declan Donnelly.

Speaking to The Sun on Sunday, Ant, for the first time, revealed the true extent of his horrifying battle, admitting his addiction led him into a depression.

“I was at the point where anything — prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs — I would take.

"And take them with alcohol, which is ridiculous. The doctors told me, ‘You could have killed yourself’,” he said.

The 41-year-old told how he pleaded with his wife, Lisa, to bring him to hospital after overdosing on tramadol, morphine and alcohol while recovering from a second knee operation in June.

“It was five in the morning and I was screaming in pain so I rang Lisa.”

“She was upstairs because I was living in the living room because I couldn’t get around.”

He continued: “I was insane. It sends you crazy. It was to the point of hearing things, seeing things in the garden and still the pain was getting worse.”

“The ambulance came and took me to Chelsea and Westminster.”

“I was depressed through the whole thing because I was in pain and immobile.”

Ant has now successfully completed his treatment and is clean from all drugs other than paracetemol for the first time in three years and is set to return to work alongside Dec on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in November.

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The entertainment industry in Britain was left stunned earlier this summer when one of half of TV's most wholesome duo announced he would be seeking professional help for addiction issues.

Ant McPartlin, whose career has spanned more than two decades, revealed that he would be entering rehab after accepting he had an issue with alcohol and drugs.

"The first step is to admit to yourself you need help," he said in June, as news broke that he would be taking time out of the spotlight.

"I have spoken out because I think it is important that people ask for help if they are going through a rough time and get the proper treatment to help their recovery," he added.

Having worked closely with Ant and Dec over the last 15 years on both Pop Idol and Britain's Got Talent, it's no surprise that Simon Cowell was asked his opinion on the presenter's recent decision to enter rehab.

Speaking to The Sun, he said: "I don’t know details behind the scenes, but when someone has the courage to own it, deal with it, made a public statement, we would a million per cent support him. I think he’ll be fine."

"I’ve worked with him for 16 years. All I can tell you about Ant is he’s one of the most genuine people you’ll ever meet," he continued. "He hasn’t changed in all the years I’ve known him."

Acknowledging the toll the industry can take on people, Simon added: "I have worked in entertainment for a long long time and I’ve seen what happens with pressure. I’m not making excuses here."

Looking to the future, Simon seemed confident that Ant would make a full recovery and make a return to television.

"He’s got great people around him and also he’s got a great family around him. Dec’s his best friend," he continued. "We made it clear we would always stand by them."

TV insiders believe Ant should be back on our screens by November.

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Singer Demi Lovato has opened up about her past struggles with alcohol, drugs and body image in a new revealing interview with US in-flight magazine American Way.

The Cool for the Summer performer – who first checked into rehab when she was just 18-years-old – told the mag she thought she'd be dead before ever reaching her 21st birthday.

The star said:  "I lived fast and I was going to die young." 

"I didn't think I would make it to 21." 

Demi was admitted to rehab for three months in 2010 after she punched a back-up dancer while on tour with the Jonas Brothers.

Speaking of the experience she told American Way: "I thought, 'Oh great, now the world thinks I'm just another stereotype.'"

"I thought, 'I'm not in treatment for a drug and alcohol problem.'"

"But once I started eating again, the other issues got worse. It was like whack-a-mole."

While attending the centre Demi – who has since fought her addictions to alcohol, cocaine and the prescription painkiller OxyContin – was diagnosed with bipolar disorder – a condition her late father also suffered with.

In the interview, Demi revealed that both her mother and grandmother had previously dealt with bulimia – the same eating disorder she eventually went on to develop.

She said: "Being around somebody who was 80 pounds and had an active eating disorder…it's hard not to grow up like that."

"Hopefully my kids won't have it, but it's kind of like addiction…It's hereditary."

She also admitted that her issues with body image were enhanced by taking part in beauty pageants as a child where she "judged for her beauty".

The 23-year-old celebrated her fourth year of sobriety back in March but continues to receive support at regular Alcoholic Anonymous meetings.

Demi also explained to the mag how being honest about her issues has benefited both she and her fans.

She said: "When I have meet-and-greets, I can't tell you the amount of times that girls will show me their arms covered in scars or cuts." 

"They'll tell me, 'You helped me get through this. Because of you, I stopped self-harming,' or 'I got sober.' Hearing those things gave my life new meaning."

"At times I was resentful for having that kind of responsibility."

"But now, it's really become a part of my life. It holds me accountable."

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We may complain about the barrage of questioning we're faced with when we attempt to buy codeine-based painkillers at a pharmacy, but it's all for a good reason.

One Irish woman has spoken out about her two-and-a-half year struggle with codeine, which at its peak saw her taking up to 84 tablets every day.

"Two and a half years ago, I broke my ankle. I was told to take a codeine-based tablet," Bray woman Stacey Dutton explains in a Facebook post. 

"After three weeks of taking these, my ankle healed but I still continued taking the pills. I had become addicted to the codeine.

"It went from 12 a day but up to November last year, I was taking 84 a day."

Stacey goes on to explain how her addiction issues led to her life falling apart – though from the outside she appeared to be coping well.

"From a stranger's eyes, I was fine, nothing was up, I was a happy 23-year-old. But from my best friends and family's eyes I had changed big time."

"I had lost everything – a great job, my home, but most importantly I lost my [boyfriend] Chris."

Finally, just last month, Stacey decided to seek help.

"Over December I came off everything with the help of my family and a doctor. I went from 1030mg of codeine a day to just 120," she writes.

"Right now, I am packing my bag for rehab, that’s where I’ll be for the next six months.

"Codeine is not seen as a huge problem because, let's face it, you can buy it anywhere in any chemist but I'm telling you now it has ruined my life."

Stacey says she shared the post to alert others and to let anyone with a similar problem know that they're not alone.

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Yesterday, the new iOS software update allowed iPhone owners and emoji enthusiasts to express their love of all things burrito, unicorn and cheese. 

There was a lot of cheese loving happening. People were more excited about the cheese than the Bank Holiday weekend it seemed.   

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Now, we feel like there could be an explanation behind this worldwide cheese addiction.

A study recently published in the US National Library of Medicine has examined why certain foods are more addictive than others. 

Surprisingly (or perhaps not if you’re a cheese freak), cheese was found to have the same addictive properties as many drugs.

According to the LA Times: “certain foods are addictive because of the way they are processed. The more processed and fatty the food, the more it was associated with addictive eating behaviours.”

An ingredient in cheese called casein makes cheese particularly addictive because of the way this is broken down into an opiate called casomorphin during digestion. The property has led Dr. Neal Barnard, founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, to call cheese “dairy crack.” 

This is not a joke by the way, your cheese addiction is now validated. Thank you science!

"[Casomorphins] really play with the dopamine receptors and trigger that addictive element," registered dietitian Cameron Wells told Mic

Pizza was the food which was crowned the most addictive, which is thought to be as a result of the cheese topping.

So, now that we know there’s an actually explanation behind our love of cheesy food, who wants to try the Pizza Diet?

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