Can Sex Addiction Be Treated? Fast facts on sexual addiction Sexual addiction prevents people from managing their sexual behavior. We have traveled to Oaxaca to learn from the healers and villagers about the history of Salvia and its uses. All these signals come up into the brain where they are collected in the insular cortex, which is right next to, and connected with, the basal ganglia and is also densely packed with kappa receptors. Increasing our understanding of Salvia and the brain may help us to reduce the suffering of those who abuse and are dependent upon cocaine and other stimulants.
Clinical depression, which is often co-occurring with sex addiction, is a serious mental health illness that, if left untreated, can be life-threatening.
What is sexual addiction?