Recover From Addiction

04- How to Recover From Addiction with Hollis Baley

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

March 14, 2017

Many people suffer from addiction, whether we want to admit it or not (step 1 in AA). Luckily, many practitioners are starting to understand where addiction comes from and how to recover from addiction. This is a subject Hollis Baley really understands since she has actually spent the time to recover from addiction herself, which sent her down a path to become a practitioner! Listen in as we talk with Hollis about her own struggles and journey, and how she uses real foods and nutrients to support the body to recover from addiction.  Please enjoy this episode of How To Recover From Addiction with Hollis Baley!


1:19 – Hollis's history with addicition
4:10 – Struggling with food, anorexia, and bulimia
6:27 – The moment Hollis decided to seek professional help
6:53 – What did standard treatment facilities do for Hollis
9:50 – The battle trying to come off of medication
10:33 – Losing vision. Not in life, but in actual eyesight!
12:14 – Taking a holistic path to recovery
14:12 – Following a sugar detox and supplement nutrients back into the body
14:56 – When vision returned
16:19 – Reason Hollis became a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner
18:36 – Using Nutritional Therapy to help people with addiction and recovery
21:30 – 2 factors that lead to addiction

23:12 – Main causes for digestive issues to prevent you from breaking down your foods
25:15 – How do we come to a parasympathetic state
29:10 – Medication can keep you in a sympathetic state
31:58 – Can you go “cold turkey” when coming off of sugar
34:13 – Next steps to support the digestive system
35:50 – Restoring nutrient deficiencies to restore neurotransmitter imbalances
37:30 – Specific nutrients that are needed for specific drugs of choice
39:43 – PAWS, storing toxic drugs within the body and can cause you to “trip” later on
43:10 – Detoxification being a daily practice
44:28 – Detoxing the emotional component
47:28 – The Holistic Nutrition for Recovery Ebook

Learn More About Hollis Baley


Facebook: Nutrition By Hollis

Programs: Online Community (coming soon) , Holistic Nutrition for Recovery Ebook

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About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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