Integrating a Psychedelic Experience: Two Meditations to Ease Anxiety and Prevent Panic Attacks

Recently, two friends asked me which psychedelic was best for treating their anxiety—would MDMA work or was psilocybin better? What about LSD, ayahuasca, or 5-mEo-DMT? These two friends couldn’t be more different; one has a high-achieving, ambitious personality, while the other is a quiet, shy worrier. But both women suffer from chronic anxiety and have […]

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Can Cannabis Prevent Dyskinesia in Long-Term Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease?

In 1970, Oliver Sacks wrote five letters to various medical journals in the U.S. expressing his concern about the prescription drug levodopa, which had been developed just a year earlier. As a practicing neurologist, he had used levodopa (L-Dopa) to treat Parkinson’s and encephalitis lethargica (or “sleepy-sickness”) in his patients—both neurological disorders that arise from […]

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