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Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat #1

Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat
Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat #1
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Dr. Jonathan Cachat joins Kratom Science Podcast host Brian Gallagher to talk about kratom research. Each episode we pick a study about kratom published in a peer-reviewed journal. This week we discuss “Patterns and Reasons for Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) Use among Current and Former Opioid Poly-Drug Users” published in Journal of Ethnopharmacology, March 2020. Full …

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27. Rodeo Riding Leads to Chronic Pain to Addiction to Recovery w/ Stephanie Van Dyke

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27. Rodeo Riding Leads to Chronic Pain to Addiction to Recovery w/ Stephanie Van Dyke
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Stephanie Van Dyke was on her way to a professional career in rodeo horse riding, until she had an accident, which would give her chronic pain for the rest of her life. As a result, she got prescribed and hooked on opiate pain pills. Her opiate addiction took 10 years away from her life and …

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Interview with Marc Swogger, University of Rochester social scientist

An audio version of this interview can be found here. Dr. Marc Swogger is an associate professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Swogger is a social scientist and psychologist who studies substance use. He has co-authored multiple studies on the individual and public health effects of the use of …

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25. Living with Degenerative Disk Disease: Misty Brown’s Story

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25. Living with Degenerative Disk Disease: Misty Brown's Story
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Misty Brown was diagnosed with Degenerative Disk Disease in 2008 which led to an 11 year addiction to opiate painkillers. After being fired from pain management and detoxing, Misty watched the Netflix documentary A Leaf of Faith which she says changed her life. She found that kratom helped her live with her chronic pain from …

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22. An Artist’s Outlet: Suzette Prutsok’s Kratom Story

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22. An Artist's Outlet: Suzette Prutsok's Kratom Story
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My guest is Suzette Prutsok from Southern California. Suzette is an abstract artist and screenwriter. She was addicted to opiates for years, and after a couple attempts, got sober and made a profound change in her life with the help of kratom. This is Suzette Prutsok, and this is her kratom story. Suzette Prutsok’s art …

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Mississippi towns, counties can still ban kratom in 2020

On March 3rd, two Mississippi statewide kratom ban bills, as well as a Kratom Consumer Protection Act, were all left to die in committee. This ensures a statewide ban on kratom cannot happen until the 2021 legislative session. The same night, the city council of Edwardsville, Illinois voted to ban kratom, even though a Kratom …

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15. Marketing in a Kratom-Restrictive World with Wade Harman

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15. Marketing in a Kratom-Restrictive World with Wade Harman
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My guest is Wade Harman from Richlands, Virginia. Wade is a former coal miner, now a freelance writer, kratom consumer of 18 years, and host of the podcast The Botanical Resistance. We talk about FDA links to big pharma, marketing in a kratom-restrictive social media world, and how Wade survived an opiate addiction with the …

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3. Kicking Opiates to the Curb with Michael Napolitano

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3. Kicking Opiates to the Curb with Michael Napolitano
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Michael Napolitano kicked a decades-long opiate addiction with the help of kratom. Mike is 57, from New York City, and served in the army. His opiate addiction spiraled out of control, and contributed to a life of violent crime and prison. This is his kratom story… Written and produced by Brian Gallagher. Music is Risey …

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