Photo credit: gpointstudio. More than 70 million people worldwide suffer from eating disorders, according to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). These conditions, which affect people of all backgrounds and ages, are on the rise. However, recent research shows that cannabis and psychedelics have a positive impact on eating disorders. According to the … [Read more...] about Entheogens for Eating Disorders — can Psychoactive Substances Help Treat Such Conditions?
Image by twenty20photos. Couples across the U.S. are looking into psychedelics to overcome relationship blocks caused by anxiety, depression, PTSD and other conditions. The History of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Research proves that psychedelics have mental health benefits. As such, scientists are exploring their potential to help couples. For example, studies … [Read more...] about The Boost Psychedelics add to Couples Therapy
Use of MDMA pills for studies. Photo credit: Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Researchers are finding more evidence that MDMA may treat some of the world’s most common conditions, including depression and anxiety disorders. MDMA is currently a schedule I drug, meaning it has a high potential for abuse and no medical use. However, that … [Read more...] about Investigating MDMA’s use Against Depression
Several states are aiming to decriminalize or legalize psychedelics. Photo credit: By Simol1407. Magic mushrooms, MDMA and other psychedelics have states taking steps towards decriminalization and legalization for various benefits. Legislators are following suit of Oregon’s Measure 109, a ballot measure that voters passed in 2020 allowing citizens statewide to have … [Read more...] about The Psychedelics Movement Could be Hitting Your State or City Soon
Researchers have used illicit substances like psilocybin, MDMA and cannabis in studies for decades to test their effectiveness in treating psychiatric disorders. Now, those studies are laying the groundwork for clinical trials that enable researchers to find new, effective treatments. What is Psilocybin? Psilocybin is a natural hallucinogenic substance in mushrooms. This … [Read more...] about The Future of Medicine: Psilocybin, MDMA and Cannabis Treatments