Category: Therapy

Medical

A Lawyer Makes a Case for Psychedelic Treatment

In early 2022, Health Canada moved to allow physicians to request restricted psychedelics for patients as part of their psychedelic therapy. It was a milestone in the ongoing process of legalising psychedelic treatment, one that theoretically put an exciting new

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Medical

The Science of Treating Brain Injuries With Psilocybin

Dementia is not a specific disease, but instead the term collectively describes a range of symptoms caused by a variety of brain injuries and disorders. While Alzhiemer’s causes around 60-70% of dementia cases, other causes include strokes, alcohol abuse or

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Medical

When Substances Conflict With Existing Medication

“What have I done?” thought Michael Gomez, rifling through his medicine cabinet in the full throes of a hallucinatory mind-scramble on psilocybin mushrooms. “Absolutely nothing felt right,” he says. He had gone Mach speed into a psychedelic trip after he

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Psychedelics

The Need to Destigmatize Enhanced Therapy

In 2018, a combination of bad luck and idiocy landed me in the hospital with a spinal and sciatic nerve injury leaving me unable to walk for the next three months. In addition to having to temporarily move to my

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Psychedelics

Is Psychedelic Therapy safe?

Kendra Broward recalls vividly how she was utterly captivated by a carved wooden bowl in her hands during a session of psychedelic therapy. She was in awe of it, inspecting the tiny lines and shapes intersecting at odd angles. “I

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Medical

Psychedelic Therapies: Psilocybin, MDMA & Ketamine

Psychedelics and their therapeutic uses are being hailed as a breakthrough in the realm of mental health medicine. Actually, they represent multiple breakthroughs — in the form of multiple types of medicine being utilized in the treatment of multiple conditions.

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What is ketamine answered by research
Medical

What is Ketamine and How Does it Work?

Most people who have heard of ketamine know it is a recreational drug, a substance whose dissociative qualities have made it popular in the club scene since the nineteen-eighties. What many do not know is that ketamine is currently at

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