Myths about psychedelic drugs

As there are numerous lies, misconceptions and myths revolving around drugs, there is a significant degree of confusion among people. Additionally, there are a number of myths around psychedelic drugs, which are capable of altering the thought process of the brain. Frequent and regular use of psychedelic drugs lead to psychosis and permanent damages to the brain. Some of the common psychedelic drugs include magic mushrooms, 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), etc. Continue reading

Opioid-induced constipation: Bowel growls that stifle pain management

The first thing that may come to one’s mind while discussing the impact of opioid misuse is the overstimulation of opioid receptors in the central nervous system (CNS), particularly those in the brain. Since opioid abuse has the potential to affect a person’s overall quality of life, it is essential to ensure an effective treatment to enable early recovery. Continue reading