…can ease anxiety and depression for five years
…given to patients in the study in 2016 and resulted in immediate, substantial relief of symptoms that was sustained and documented at their follow-ups more than six months later.
…it’s thought that because [psilocybe mushrooms] can affect mood and perception to “regulate arousal and panic responses,”… interacts with the networks of the brain to shape it into being more amenable to entertaining new thought patterns.
Original Article (The Hill):
Follow-up study finds a single dose of one drug can ease anxiety and depression for five years
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