Ketamine For Depression: A Mental Health Breakthrough

Depression can be an almost intolerable burden to live with. While antidepressants help many to soothe their symptoms, many others find no relief in these substances. A decades-old drug, ketamine, is now offering hope to many of these people. Ketamine was first discovered in 1962.

FDA May Allow Trials for Algernon’s Psychedelic DMT

Canada-based Algernon announced its clinical program in January based in part on a preclinical study published last year in Experimental Neurology by researchers from Semmelweis University, which showed DMT can promote neurogenesis and neuroplasticity in a rat model of brain ischemia.

Report Finds People Use Psychedelic Drugs to Self-Medicate for Depression, Anxiety and Trauma

The most common supervisor was a friend or partner, followed by a shamen (a spiritual practitioner), a therapist or counsellor and a family member. The most commonly used substances taken under supervision were LSD, magic mushrooms and ayahuasca.

The Next Revolution in Antidepressants Is Here – LSD, Psilocybin, MDMA, Ketamine & DMT

Psychedelic drugs essentially work opposite of an SSRI. While an SSRI inhibits serotonin processing in the brain to keep a more steady supply, psychedelics flood the brain’s neurotransmitters with chemical compounds present in the drugs that are similar to serotonin.

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