These two substances are often confused with each other, and even more often the difference between them is entirely unnoticed. The oversight is reasonable. Examining their full scientific names reveals, at a chemical level, just how similar they are. 3,4 Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) and 3,4 Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), though clearly alike, still contain notable differences in their […]
Would you take MDMA with your mum? Hear the stories of people who’ve bonded with their parents over a dose of the love drug.
“It made my nose tingle when I snorted the dust off my finger,” my best friend Heli called as she emerged from a toilet cubicle. “Weird.” At the time, the significance of those words vanished like a swirl of cream into the soup of my consciousness. I remember thinking, importantly, that it looked as though […]
THE PTSD PROBLEM Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a mental disorder that can develop after someone undergoes a traumatic event. Individuals who experience PTSD often report recurring unwanted memories of the traumatic event, nightmares, and flashbacks. The intense distress also affects their choices, causing them to avoid certain areas, people, or activities that remind […]
It’s the advent of ecstasy. MDMA is a rave-drug turned wonder-therapy. It has the potential to help people with PTSD, alleviate social anxiety, and save struggling relationships – and as most users will tell you, it makes you pretty good at dancing. Having been recently approved for phase III clinical trials in the US, it looks like MDMA will soon […]
MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), also known as molly, ecstasy, E, or pills—is the unsung psychedelic. It is perhaps the most popularly used psychedelic, though even many regular users would not consider it so. MDMA is commonly known as a party drug, used at concerts, raves, festivals, and other high-energy gatherings with music and crowds. Many who take MDMA […]