heroin

32. A Light at the End of the Tunnel with Angie Childs

Kratom Science Podcast
Kratom Science Podcast
32. A Light at the End of the Tunnel with Angie Childs
/

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 and two near-death experiences, Angie found the strength to get sober. She has found kratom to be a powerful tool both to stay off opiates …

32. A Light at the End of the Tunnel with Angie Childs Read More »

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
/

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 …

Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat #1 Read More »

30. Dr. Darshan Singh, University of Science in Malaysia

Kratom Science Podcast
Kratom Science Podcast
30. Dr. Darshan Singh, University of Science in Malaysia
/

My guest is Dr. Darshan Singh from the Center for Drug Research at the University of Science in Malaysia. Dr. Singh studies substance abuse, addiction treatment, and harm reduction. He has conducted multiple studies of kratom consumers, and has found kratom in its pure form to be a safe and effective way to decrease substance …

30. Dr. Darshan Singh, University of Science in Malaysia Read More »

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

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

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 …

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

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 …

Interview with Marc Swogger, University of Rochester social scientist Read More »

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

Kratom Science Podcast
Kratom Science Podcast
22. An Artist's Outlet: Suzette Prutsok's Kratom Story
/

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 …

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