By: Joe Graedon May 6, 2021 0 Comments
    Will Ecstasy or MDMA Ease the Trauma of PTSD?

    A study slated for publication later this month in Nature Medicine suggests that the drug MDMA could be helpful in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. MDMA is also known as "ecsta…

    By: Terry Graedon November 26, 2020 4 Comments
    Show 1237: Improving Your Mood With Food

    Working from home during the pandemic has wrought havoc with a lot of healthy eating habits. It’s harder to shop safely, and minimizing time in the grocery store may mean people have stocked up on s…

    By: Terry Graedon August 31, 2017 2 Comments
    Will Ecstasy Be a Powerful Treatment for PTSD?

    A compound that is notorious as a popular drug of abuse at raves might someday be prescribed to help people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Serious PTSD is not limited to war veterans. Sur…

    By: Joe Graedon July 16, 2015 9 Comments
    Could Benzodiazepines Make PTSD Worse?

    Psychiatrists often prescribe anti-anxiety drugs such as alprazolam or lorazepam for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. This can be brought on by terrible accidents, physic…

    By: Joe Graedon April 2, 2015 3 Comments
    Will Blueberries Help Against Symptoms of PTSD?

    Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and polyphenols, and they have been reported to lower blood pressure and boost brain power. Older people in a randomized trial of blueberry juice had an improvemen…