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Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Aysha Ali, who struggles with depression and anxiety, began using full doses and microdoses of magic mushrooms about two years ago. Ali, 21, said antidepressants caused such side effects as appetite loss, decreased libido, and nausea. She also found that mushrooms are more accessible and cheaper for her.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

In the U.S., magic mushrooms are illegal. They contain the Schedule controlled substances psilocybin and psilocin. This drug classification means magic mushrooms have no accepted medical value and a high potential for abuse. But scientific reports show that magic mushrooms can treat depression.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Magic mushrooms, for example, appear promising in their ability to treat severe, treatment-resistant depression. A new study highlights how psilocybin (the main psychoactive compound in magic.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Aysha Ali, who struggles with depression and anxiety, began using full doses and microdoses of magic mushrooms about two years ago. Ali, 21, said antidepressants caused side effects like appetite.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

The active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms is called psilocybin — and a new British study suggests it could safely be used to treat depression when other drugs have failed, offering hope to.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

MAGIC mushrooms could be used to fight depression instead of conventional medicine, experts have claimed. Researchers say they contain an active ingredient, psilocybin, that has no negative effects on brain power or emotional function. It.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Magic Mushrooms Could Be a Psychiatric Wonder Drug. A small new 2017 study from Imperial College London found that people taking psilocybin to treat depression show reduced symptoms five weeks.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Would you have ever thought that the hallucinogenic drug Psilocybin, commonly referred to as “magic mushrooms” could help cure you of depression? Probably not. Although I have never tried them to treat my depression, there seems to be mounting scientific evidence in support of Psilocybin as a treatment option for cases of treatment-resistant depression. These days so many scientists are.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

The approval of a psilocybin-based medicine could be the solution to helping people with depression get a grip and move on to pursue healthy, productive lives. That’s not us feeding you a line of bullshit, either (which, interestingly enough, is where magic mushrooms are found in nature).

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

Depression Treating Depression With Magic Mushrooms Psilocybin has demonstrated modest benefits for some depressed people. Posted Dec 26, 2019.

Magic mushrooms could treat depression

But depression is a serious illness, and any claim that a substance (and especially a natural one) could treat it should be examined mindfully. Thankfully, scientific research is now starting to validate the power of magic mushrooms in treating depression. Researchers and clinicians have begun investigating the ancient fungi that indigenous.