Kratom and Alcoholism

Scientists have found evidence that kratom can help alleviate opioid withdrawal and cut down on cravings for recovering opiate addicts. Emerging research and experiential testimony indicates that kratom also cuts…

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Is Kratom a Drug?
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Is Kratom a Drug?

Is kratom a drug, a medicinal herb, a dietary supplement, a "safe food", a tea? These terms have a whole lot to do with social perception, a little to do…

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4. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat: Human Evolution and Psychoactive Plants, Scratching the Surface of Kratom History, and Kratom Alkaloids

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This episode, Dr. Jon and I use the journal article "Following the Roots of Kratom" published in 2015 by BioMed Research International as a jumping off point to talk about…

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32. Angie Childs

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Angie Childs says the road to her addiction started with an abusive childhood. She was first prescribed demerol as a teenager for PTSD-related migraines. After several years of opiate addiction…

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