…about older psychedelic users
…since psychedelics have been proven to reduce inflammation, they could be helpful for older people’s aches and pains… potential for psychedelics helping older people with cognition, like slower word finding, that experience of knowing there’s a word for what you want to say but you need to recall it.
“They just aren’t as sharp and then it comes back,” she said of older people in the microdose study… there is so much to explore, including what medicine, what dose and what interval could help with conditions associated with aging like neurodegenerative disease as well as with depression, unresolved trauma and navigating retirement… it isn’t purely physical, it also has emotional components. Psychedelics are especially well suited to help… because they can treat the physical and emotional level at the same time.
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