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Cannabis Can Increase Intimacy and Reduce Anxiety During Sex, New Study Finds

Several studies have found that cannabis can help increase intimacy during sex, but this is the first study to exclusively focus on LGBTQ+ subjects. Image via Cannabis can increase intimacy during sex by reducing anxiety or feelings of shame, according to a new study recently published in the Culture, Health, & Sexuality journal. Over the …

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What the future holds for medical psychedelics in Canada

Bruce Tobin became interested in psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, 10 years ago when he was approached by a woman who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. She was suffering from intense depression, anxiety and hopelessness and the prospect of imminent death.  Fortunately, good treatment sent her cancer into remission. Yet she continued …

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FDA Puts ‘Magic Mushroom’ Ingredient on Fast Track for Depression Treatment

FDA Puts ‘Magic Mushroom’ Ingredient on Fast Track for Depression Treatment Company will soon begin clinical trials to determine how effective psilocybin is in treating depression. A psychedelic compound found in “magic mushrooms” has shown promise in treating depression. Getty Images Researchers are on a fast track to developing a treatment for depression using the …

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This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who’s been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method. By Claire Colley When Sue* greets me, she’s all sparkly eyes and smiles. Beaming, she shakes my hand firmly and, as she sits, talks animatedly about her dash from the office to our …

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Magic mushrooms could replace antidepressants within five years, says new psychedelic research centre

Magic mushrooms could replace antidepressants within five years, says new psychedelic research centre Exclusive: ‘People on antidepressants long-term say they feel blunted, with psychedelic therapy it’s the opposite, they talk about an emotional release, a reconnection’ Alex Matthews-King Health Correspondent Hallucination-inducing drugs like magic mushrooms could be about to break big pharma’s stranglehold on the hugely lucrative market for antidepressants, …

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Psilocybin, along with certain other psychedelics, has been shown to help increase concentration, energy, creativity, mood, motivation, empathy, and even physical improvements such as stamina and reflexes. Psilocybin and psychedelics, in general, have been shown to help people overcome addictions and lessen anxiety. Microdosing has been shown to help lower the fight or flight mode …

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