Could Psychedelics Cure Cluster Headaches?

Cluster headaches are an excruciating form of headaches, that go beyond even the debilitating pain of migraines. Clinically a different type of headache altogether, they are characterized by severe, intense pain focused on one side of the head. An episode can last several hours and can reoccur within a short time period, even several times […]

Leaving The Past Behind:How Psychedelics Can Treat PTSD

Right now, millions of people are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) worldwide. Up to 14% of the population of the US will suffer from PTSD in their lifetime. PTSD can develop after any kind of trauma, most commonly sexual assault or combat experience. People with PTSD may find it hard to function normally, re-experiencing their trauma in frequent […]

Can Psychedelics Save You From Depression?

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from depression worldwide, and up to 44% of these people have not found relief from typical antidepressant therapies. This ‘treatment-resistant’ form of depression is especially devastating, as patients can suffer for many years without hope of recovery. Even patients who find some form of relief from the usual prescribed antidepressants need frequent […]

Can Psychedelics Be Used To Treat OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a condition that can completely consume sufferer’s lives. Many patients spend hours every day undertaking repetitive, meaningless tasks that they can’t break free from. It’s thought that the default mode network (DMN), a brain system that controls our sense of self, is involved in OCD. In the same way that the DMN […]