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by / on April 24, 2015 at 3:05 pm / in Alternative Healing/ Holistic Medicine, Drugs, Education, Health

Trip to Sobriety: Psychedelics and Addiction

The idea of ingesting a drug to combat addiction to another substance may seem strange to some, to others, heretical. There is however an ever growing body of research to back up the use of certain drugs for combating addiction, and the most promising of these are the psychedelics. These substances are well suited to this task, in that they […]

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by / on March 17, 2014 at 7:06 pm / in Alternative Healing/ Holistic Medicine, Body, Drugs, Education, Health, Science

The Light That Burns: Night-time Illumination and Melatonin Suppression

Darkness is good for us; it is an ally that heals us. It is something to be embraced, not feared. From Palaeolithic times, up until very recently, the only major sources of light we would have experienced once the sun went down would have been starlight, moonlight and firelight. Life on this planet has evolved for three and a half […]

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by / on January 22, 2014 at 5:24 pm / in Alternative Healing/ Holistic Medicine, Body, Drugs, Health, Physics, Science

Feed Your Head: Harnessing Neurogenesis

The human brain contains around 86 billion neurons, and 86 trillion connections between these neurons. That is more connections than there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy, or galaxies in the known universe. The human brain is one of the most complex and wondrous things we know of, and is the product over three and half billion years of […]

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by / on December 6, 2013 at 1:40 pm / in Alternative Healing/ Holistic Medicine, Drugs

Cannabis: The Healing Herb

Cannabis…just say ‘know’ Cannabis is the most popular illicit substance in the world, and prior to aspirin was used in as the primary pain reliever in the Western World. It is non toxic, and is near impossible to overdose on, and deaths are extremely rare (and linked to pre-existing conditions). Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the key psychoactive compound of cannabis, has been […]

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