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  1. Nelson Vergel

    Israel Approves Compassionate Use of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD

    On February 3, 2019, the Israeli Ministry of Health announced the approval of compassionate use for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which will allow 50 patients to receive the therapy within a treatment protocol. Patients with PTSD will be eligible to...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

    "It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the structures of neurons themselves. My research group has been studying the effects of psychedelics on neuronal structure and function, and we found that...
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    Traumatic Stress widely overlook in health evaluations

    We see many threads here of members dealing with what may be symptoms of stress rather than side effects of their medication. Stress that is symptomatic and on going is TSD, related to PTSD. Quality of life is diminished, interpersonal relations suffer. In our highly competitive fast paced...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Microdosing of Psilocybin Mushrooms

    I am hearing more buzz around research using psilocybin to treat PTSD and other mental health issues. Has anyone tried microdosing? A friend with PTSD asked me and I just started reading about it. Here is a good guide: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO MICRODOSING PSILOCYBIN MUSHROOMS This thread is...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Are your PTSD symptoms really a hormone imbalance?

    There are hundreds of thousands of people diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that are being treated with psychiatric medication and are not getting any better. They are dealing with insomnia, depression, anxiety, fatigue, decreased sex drive and substance abuse. Many of these...
  6. Nelson Vergel

    From Club To Clinic: How MDMA Could Help Some Cope With Trauma

    MDMA, often known as Ecstasy or Molly, has for decades been used as a party drug — consumed in clubs, fuel for all-night raves. But lately, the substance is also being used in very different settings, for a very different purpose: to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. The Food and Drug...
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